The Bocker Farms

Price: $6,950 per acre
County: Stephenson

Contact Details
Mark T. Mommsen
Mobile: 815-901-4269
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 88 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Freeport is 1/4 mile south and Rockford is 19 1/2 miles east.
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on N Tower Road, 7/16 mile on Illinois Route 75, 1/2 mile on E Currier Road, and 1/2 mile on U.S. Route 20.
major highways
Illinois Route 75 and U.S. Route 20 border the farm, and Illinois Route 26 is 2 miles west.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Bocker Farms are located in Part of Section 21 and Part of the North Half of Section 28, Township 27 North – Range 8 East (Lancaster Township), Stephenson County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 404.13 acres, more or less, according to the Stephenson County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 362.19 tillable acres according to the Stephenson County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types include: Woodbine silt loam, Senachwine silt loam, Radford silt loam and Dubuque silt loam.
FSA Data
Detailed FSA information is available in the brochure.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Stephenson 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. The climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production of corn, wheat, 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 $6,950 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 $8,184.20. The tax parcel numbers are #07-14-21-200-002, #07-14-21-300-017, #07-14-21-400-010, #07-14-28-100-006, #07-14-28-251-001, and #07-14-28-276-007.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Bocker Farms.
According to the Stephenson County Department of Building and Zoning The Bocker Farms are zoned A-2, General Agricultural and B-3, Commercial, Wholesale and General Service. A breakdown by parcel number is available in the brochure.
Productive farmland with a strong yield history. Seller will consider offers on less than the entire acreage.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
410C2Woodbine silt loam90.849112311,173
410BWoodbine silt loam72.31971319,473
618C2Senachwine silt loam42.031001365,716
8074ARadford silt loam40.621361867,555
29C2Dubuque silt loam36.41861164,224
243BSt. Charles silt loam14.341211662,380
104AVirgil silt loam14.221321822,588
233C2Birkbeck silt loam9.741131551,510
675AGreenbush silt loam8.371341841,540
21C2Pecatonica silt loam7.391051431,057
419C2Flagg silt loam6.53111151986
105BBatavia silt loam6.211281751,087
134BCamden silt loam5.10118164836
134C2Camden silt loam2.05111154316
403D2Elizabeth silt loam2.035166134
3107ASawmill silty clay loam1.71139189323
410C3Woodbine silty clay loam1.4384114163
506BHitt silt loam0.86117156134
Total Acres : 404.13 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 362.19 acres, or 89.62% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 103.98
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 141.35 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 126.68 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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