The Carlson Farm

Price: $6,500 per acre
County: Ogle

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 105 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Byron (1 5/8 miles southeast), Oregon (8 5/8 miles south) and Rockford (9 7/8 miles northeast).
There is approximately 7/16 mile of road frontage on Water Road and 1/8 mile on Conger Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 72 is 1 1/2 miles south, Illinois Route 2 is 2 1/2 miles southeast, and U.S. Route 20 is 8 3/4 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Carlson Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 22, Township 25 North – Range 10 East (Byron Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 129.75 acres, more or less, according to the Ogle County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 87.91 tillable acres according to the Ogle County FSA, of which 38.96 acres are currently enrolled in three CRP contracts with annual payments totaling $9,101 (expiring 2019, 2025, 2027).
soil types
The primary soil type on this farm is Lawson silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Ogle County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 142 days. On average we expect about 2,854 growing degree days from April 15 through September 30. Annual precipitation averages about 34" with over 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 33" 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 $6,500 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 $3,692.22. The tax parcel number is #04-22-200-005.
The property is zoned AG-1, Agricultural
Productive tillable acres and excellent habitat for deer, turkey and other wildlife.  Property includes a natural spring and a pole building with cold storage and living quarters.  Mill Creek runs through the farm.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
3451ALawson silt loam46.701401908,873
675BGreenbush silt loam14.381331822,617
503C2Rockton silt loam7.0494125880
8077AHuntsville silt loam6.611431931,276
429C2Palsgrove silt loam6.0998131798
199BPlano silt loam5.10141192979
61AAtterberry silt loam1.12132182204
411C2Ashdale silt loam0.5211615882
3107ASawmill silty clay loam0.2613918949
105BBatavia silt loam0.0912817516
Total Acres : 129.75 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 87.91 acres, or 67.75% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 132.29
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 179.43 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 121.57 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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