The Ferb Farm

Price: $6,950 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 70 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Byron (1 3/4 miles south), Rockford (6 1/2 miles east), and Stillman Valley (6 miles southeast).
There is approximately 585 feet of road frontage on Oak Grove Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 2 is 1 5/8 miles southeast, Illinois Route 72/2 is 3 3/8 miles south, U.S. Route 20 is 6 7/8 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Ferb Farm is located in Part of the East Half of Section 7, Township 25 North - Range 11 East (Byron Township), Ogle County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 80.16 acres, according to a recent survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 75.4 tillable acres, of which 7.60 acres are enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program with an annual payment of $1,440 through 9/30/2022.
soil types
Primary soil types found on this farm include Radford silt loam and Dodge 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 $6,950 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 estimated 2014 real estate taxes were approximately $700. The property is currently part of tax parcel #05-07-200-003.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Ferb Farm.
The Ferb Farm is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.
Productive tillable acres, excellent hunting and recreational opportunities, contiguous to the Byron Forest Preserve District.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
3074ARadford silt loam13.941361862,593
24C2Dodge silt loam11.311131551,753
22C2Westville silt loam5.50105141776
3415AOrion silt loam5.43131180977
61AAtterberry silt loam5.39132182981
60C2La Rosa silt loam5.27110148780
419BFlagg silt loam5.15118160824
243BSt. Charles silt loam4.82121166800
570C2Martinsville silt loam4.25106144612
618D2Senachwine loam3.5195130456
686BParkway silt loam3.23137184594
410C2Woodbine silt loam2.8691123352
919DRodman-Fox complex1.2990120155
233C2Birkbeck silt loam1.28113155198
3451ALawson silt loam1.09140190207
622C2Wyanet silt loam0.6411215096
21BPecatonica silt loam0.4811215273
Total Acres : 80.16 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 75.44 acres, or 94.11% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 118.91
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 162.08 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 152.54 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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