The Cook Farm

Price: $29,900 per acre
County: Winnebago

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

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 58 miles northwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport and is within the village of Cherry Valley. Nearby towns include New Milford (2 miles west), Monroe Center (3 1/2 miles south), and Rockford (3 1/2 miles west).
There is approximately 5/32 mile of road frontage on Baxter Road.
major highways
Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 1/4 mile west, U.S. Route 20 is 3 3/4 miles north, and Illinois Route 72 is 4 miles south of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Cook Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 33, Township 43 North – Range 2 East (Rockford Township), Winnebago County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 60.25 acres, more or less, according to the Winnebago County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 60.83 tillable acres according to the Winnebago County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Backbone loamy sand and Rockton and Dodgeville soils.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Winnebago County has a continental climate typical of northern 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 two-thirds 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 productions 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 $29,900 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 2021 real estate taxes totaled $1,241.46. The tax parcel number is #16-33-100-013.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Cook Farm.
The Cook Farm is zoned IL - Industrial Light. Subject to Village of Cherry Valley approval, permitted uses include but are not limited to: production, processing, servicing, repair or storage, public & community service, accessory use, warehousing and wholesaling.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
768BBackbone loamy sand15.01861141,711
566C2Rockton & Dodgeville soils9.63961261,213
783AFlagler sandy loam8.84961291,140
566BRockton & Dodgeville soils8.081021341,083
125ASelma loam6.881291761,211
146AElliott silt loam6.401251681,075
354BHononegah loamy coarse sand4.8083113542
783BFlagler sandy loam0.8795128111
172AHoopeston sandy loam0.3210914747
Total Acres : 60.25 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 60.83 acres, or 100.96% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 100.14
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 133.72 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 135.01 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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