The Braggo Farm

Price: $5,750 per acre
County: Lee

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606
Email: Josh.Waddell@mgw.us.com

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Property Details

location
The subject farm is located approximately 78 miles southwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Amboy (2 miles north), Dixon (9 miles northeast), and Mendota (15 miles southeast).
frontage
There is approximately 3/8 mile of road frontage on Edwards Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 26 is 3 3/16 miles west, U.S. Route 52 is 3 5/8 miles northeast, and U.S. Route 30 is 5 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Braggo Farm is located in Part of the North Half of Section 31, Township 20 North – Range 10 East (Amboy Township), Lee County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 135.01 acres, more or less, according to the Lee County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 120.5 tillable acres, estimated. There are an additional 1.73 acres currently enrolled in CRP with an annual contract payment of $351 through 9/30/2026.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Cohoctah loam and Coloma sand.
topography
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Lee County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 173 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 23 through October 15. Annual precipitation averages about 35" with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 35" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest.
mineral rights
All mineral rights owned by the seller will be transferred in their entirety to the new owner.
possession
Possession will be given at closing, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a purchase contract.
price terms
The asking price is $5,750 per acre. The owners are seeking a cash sale. A 10% earnest money deposit should accompany any offer to purchase.
financing
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.
taxes
The 2018 real estate taxes totaled $2,017.28. The tax parcel numbers are #02-15-31-100-007, #02-15-31-200-008, #02-15-31-200-013.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Braggo Farm.
zoning
The Braggo Farm is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
8166ACohoctah loam34.111331776,037
689BColoma sand31.75751013,207
200AOrio loam18.501101472,720
172AHoopeston sandy loam17.911091472,633
88B2Sparta loamy sand13.20871131,492
332ABillett fine sandy loam2.1099135284
201AGilford fine sandy loam1.83110148271
87ADickinson sandy loam1.10104142156
Total Acres : 135.01 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 120.50 acres, or 89.25% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 104.37
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 139.41 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 124.43 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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