The Adkisson Farm

Price: $9,850 per acre
County: DeKalb

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 55 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Paw Paw (2 3/4 miles west), Earlville (5 1/4 miles south), and Shabbona (5 1/4 miles north).
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on Whitman Road and 11/16 mile on Goble Road.
major highways
Interstate 39 is 5 1/2 miles northwest, U.S. Route 30 is 5 3/8 miles north, U.S. Route 34 is 6 miles south, and Illinois Route 23 is 7 3/4 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Adkisson Farm is located in Part of Section 17, Township 37 North – Range 3 East (Paw Paw Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 274.88 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 263.77 tillable acres, according to the DeKalb County FSA, of which 2.80 acres are currently enrolled in CRP with an annual contract payment of $734 through 9/30/2020.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include: Elpaso silty clay loam, Danabrook silt loam, Flanagan silt loam, and Catlin silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
DeKalb County has a continental climate typical of north-central Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 160 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. This climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn and soybeans.
mineral rights
All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $9,850 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
The 2018 real estate taxes totaled $11,100.92. The tax parcel numbers are #16-17-100-002 & #16-17-300-002 .
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Adkisson Farm.
The Adkisson Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural District.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
356AElpaso silty clay loam52.9314419510,321
512BDanabrook silt loam46.331371858,571
154AFlanagan silt loam45.901441948,905
171BCatlin silt loam41.571371857,690
512C2Danabrook silt loam26.411281744,595
348BWingate silt loam20.931201633,412
330APeotone silty clay loam11.741231641,925
348C2Wingate silt loam9.051131531,385
221C2Parr silt loam8.911111481,319
Total Acres : 274.88 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 263.77 acres, or 95.96% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 135.05
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 182.44 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 175.07 bushels per acre, based on total acres

Disclaimer: Although the information contained in this brochure is considered to be accurate, no representation or warranty to that effect is being made. The information contained herein is subject to verification, and no liability for errors or omissions is assumed. The listing may be withdrawn with or without notice, and the stated price and terms are subject to change without notice or approval. The Seller further reserves the right to reject any and all offers. All inquiries, inspection appointments, and offers must be channeled through the Seller’s Designated Agent.

*Figures taken from the University of Illinois Bulletin 811, Optimum Crop Productivity Ratings for Illinois Soils.

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