The Higgins Farm

Price: $5,850 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 42 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Marengo (2 3/8 miles south), Harvard (5 3/4 miles north), and Woodstock (6 3/4 miles east).
There is approximately 7/16 mile of road frontage on Kishwaukee Valley Road and 1/4 mile on Hawthorn Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1/2 mile east, Illinois Route 176 is 3 1/2 miles south, U.S. Route 20 is 4 miles south, Interstate 90 is 8 miles southwest, and Illinois Route 47 is 9 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Higgins Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 11, Township 44 North – Range 5 East (Marengo Township), McHenry County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 114.58 acres, more or less, according to the McHenry County Assessor.

tillable acres
There are approximately 76.5 tillable acres, estimated.

soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Kidami silt loam, Kidami loam and Herbert silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
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 inches with over two thirds of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 36 inches 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 $5,850 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 2019 real estate taxes are to be determined. The tax parcel numbers are #11-11-100-004, #11-11-100-005, #11-11-100-008 & #11-11-100-009.

grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Higgins Farm.
The Higgins Farm is zoned A-1, Agriculture.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
527BKidami silt loam32.811141555,086
527C2Kidami loam19.731091492,940
62AHerbert silt loam13.651311792,443
59ALisbon silt loam5.861361881,102
343AKane silt loam4.45125168748
Total Acres : 114.58 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 76.50 acres, or 66.77% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 118.07
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 161.02 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 107.51 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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