The Ford Farm

Price: $11,800 per acre
County: Ford

Contact Details
Jeff Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0501
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 100 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Sibley (2 miles northeast), Gibson City (6 miles southeast), Colfax (9 miles west), and Bloomington (24 miles southwest).
There is approximately 1 mile of road frontage on E 1200N Road, 1 mile on N 100E Road, 15/16 mile on E 1100N Road and 7/8 mile on N 200E Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 165 is 1 mile north, Illinois Route 47 is 2 miles east, Illinois Route 9 is 6 1/2 miles south, Interstate 55 is 18 1/2 miles northwest, and Interstate 57 is 19 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Ford Farm is located in Part of Section 5, Township 24 North - Range 7 East (Sullivant Township), Ford County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 606.83 acres, more or less, according to the Ford County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 589.53 tillable acres, according to the Ford County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Drummer silty clay loam and Brenton silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
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 $11,800 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 2014 real estate taxes totaled $26,484.58. The tax parcel numbers are #08-08-05-100-001, #08-08-05-200-001, #08-08-05-300-002, and #08-08-05-400-002.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Ford Farm.
The Ford Farm is zoned AG-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
152ADrummer silty clay312.6214419560,961
149ABrenton silt loam143.8214119528,045
69AMilford silty clay loam52.911281719,048
481ARaub silt loam48.001341838,784
148BProctor silt loam14.321341832,621
146AElliott silt loam13.931251682,340
146B2Elliott silty clay loam2.86119160458
232AAshkum silty clay loam0.98127170167
802BOrthents, loamy0.0912717015
Total Acres : 606.83 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 589.53 acres, or 97.15% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 140.17
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 190.72 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 185.29 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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