The Helmold Farm

Price: $9,500 per acre
County: DeKalb

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 45 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Kirkland (3 miles west), Genoa (3 miles east), and Sycamore (6 3/16 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Glidden Road and 1/4 mile on Lettow Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 72 is 3/16 mile north, Illinois Route 23 is 5 1/2 miles east, Illinois Route 64 is 6 miles south, and Interstate 90 is 8 1/2 miles northeast of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Helmold Farm in located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 28, Township 42 North – Range 4 East (Kingston Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 114.63 acres, more or less, according to the DeKalb County Assessor’s Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 110.3 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Parr silt loam and La Rose loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to level to rolling.
location climate growing season
DeKalb 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. 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 $9,500 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 2020 real estate taxes totaled $3,189.02. The tax parcel numbers are #02-28-126-002 & #02-28-151-002.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Helmold Farm.
The Helmold Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
221C2Parr silt loam25.051111483,707
60C2La Rose loam21.011101483,109
221B2Parr silt loam16.831131512,541
512BDanabrook silt loam11.781371852,179
60D2La Rose loam11.161051421,585
59ALisbon silt loam10.431361881,961
171BCatlin silt loam6.271371851,160
348BWingate silt loam2.99120163487
154AFlanagan silt loam2.94144194570
656C2Octagon silt loam1.25112151189
488AHooppole loam0.5912116396
Total Acres : 114.63 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 110.30 acres, or 96.22% estimated
Productivity Index : 118.31
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 159.43 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 153.41 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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