The Highway 251 Farm

Price: $9,900 per acre
County: LaSalle

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 81 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Lostant (5/16 mile south), Tonica (3 1/2 miles north), Wenona (6 3/16 miles south), and Streator (10 7/8 miles east).
There is approximately 3/8 mile of road frontage on Illinois Route 251.
major highways
Illinois Route 251 is the west border of the property, Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 1/2 mile west, Illinois Route 18 is 2 1/8 miles south, and Illinois Route 23 is 11 11/16 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Highway 251 Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 31 North - Range 1 East (Hope Township), LaSalle County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 79 acres, more or less, according to the LaSalle County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 76.97 tillable acres according to the LaSalle County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Elpaso silty clay loam and Flanagan-Catlin silt loams.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
LaSalle County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 175 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 24 through October 17. Annual precipitation averages about 33 inches with over half of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 25 to 27 inches per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest. 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 $9,900 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 2015 real estate taxes totaled $2,876.90. The tax parcel numbers are #30-13-309-000 and #30-13-310-000.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Highway 251 Farm.
The Highway 251 Farm is zoned A-1, Agriculture.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
356AElpaso silty clay loam36.771441957,170
818AFlanagan-Catlin silt loams29.501421915,635
171B2Catlin silt loam2.58131178459
146B2Elliott silty clay loam2.09119160334
541C2Graymont silt loam1.97125170335
171C3Catlin silty clay loam1.42119161229
67AHarpster silty clay loam1.34133182244
199C2Plano silt loam0.67132180121
814AMuscatune-Buckhart silt loams0.3814519373
171C2Catlin silt loam0.2512817444
Total Acres : 79.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 76.97 acres, or 97.43% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 140.83
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 190.24 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 185.36 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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