The Gober Farm

Price: $8,400 per acre
County: McHenry

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 40 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Marengo (1/2 mile east), Hampshire (7 3/4 miles southeast), Genoa (8 miles southwest), and Huntley (10 miles east).
There is approximately 5/16 mile of road frontage on Pleasant Grove Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1 mile southeast, U.S. Route 20 is 1 1/4 miles north, Illinois, Interstate 90 is 2 1/4 miles southwest, Illinois Route 176 is 2 5/16 miles northeast of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Gober Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 3 and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 10, Township 43 North - Range 5 East (Riley Township), McHenry County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 99.72 acres, more or less, according to the McHenry County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are 100.15 cropland acres, according to the Farm Service Agency.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Lahoguess loam and Lorenzo loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
McHenry County has a continental climate typical of north-central 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 2/3 of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36" per year. Prevailing winds are from the west and southwest. The climate, combined with the generally excellent soils in this area, provides a nearly ideal environment for the production 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 $8,400 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 taxes totaled $1,396.28. The tax parcel numbers are #16-03-300-008 and #16-10-100-002.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Gober Farm.
The Gober Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
The Gober Farm is a well located, high percentage tillable farm.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
528ALahoguess loam31.351261705,330
318BLorenzo loam22.311041423,168
87BDickinson sandy loam18.191031412,565
488AHooppole loam10.201211631,663
103AHoughton muck7.941301751,390
529ASelmass loam4.03121163657
87ADickinson sandy loam3.34104142474
318C2Lorenzo loam1.5398133203
318ALorenzo loam1.09105143156
210ALena Muck0.1712617029
Total Acres : 99.72 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 100.15 acres, or 100.43% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 115.14
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 156.10 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 156.78 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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