The Kirkland Farm

Price: $8,500 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 48 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Kirkland (2 miles south), Belvidere ( 6 1/2 miles north), and Genoa (6 7/8 miles southeast).
There is approximately 5/8 mile of road frontage on Cherry Valley Road and 3/4 mile on Pearl Street.
major highways
Illinois Route 72 is 2 3/8 miles south, Interstate 90 is 6 1/2 miles north, and Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 8 3/4 miles west of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Kirkland Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 2, Part of the East Half of Section 11, and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 12, Township 42 North – Range 3 East (Franklin Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 211.663 acres according to a survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 208.49 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA.
soil types
Mayville silt loam is the primary soil type on this farm.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
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 $8,500 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 2017 real estate taxes totaled $4,531.58. The tax parcel numbers are: #01-02-400-004, #01-11-200-010, #01-11-400-011, & #01-12-100-007.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Kirkland Farm.
The Kirkland Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.
Seller will consider offers on less than the entire property.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
193BMayville silt loam139.8710914820,701
348BWingate silt loam23.731201633,868
62AHerbert silt loam17.251311793,088
356AElpaso silty clay loam15.161441952,956
154AFlanagan silt loam12.481441942,421
Total Acres : 211.66 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 208.49 acres, or 98.50% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 116.71
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 158.44 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 156.07 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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