The subject farm is located approximately 50 miles northwest of Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Poplar Grove (7/8 mile west), Capron (3 miles northeast), and Belvidere (5 1/4 miles southwest).
There is approximately 3/8 mile of road frontage on Edson Road and 3/8 mile on Russellville Road.
A brief legal description indicates The KGF Poplar Farm is located in Part of the North Half of Section 29, Township 45 North - Range 4 East (Poplar Grove Township), Boone County, Illinois.
There are a total of 161.554 acres according to a survey.
Major soil types found on this farm include Pecatonica silt loam and Drummer silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Boone 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.
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.
Mortgage financing is available from several sources. Names and addresses will be provided upon request.