The Lightfoot Farm

Price: $6,750 per acre
County: Winnebago

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 71 miles northwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Winnebago (2 7/8 miles south), Rockford (3 1/2 miles east), and Pecatonica (5 miles west).
There is approximately 1/8 mile of road frontage on Telegraph Road and 1/4 mile on Winnebago Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 70 is 1 1/2 miles northeast, U.S. Route 20 is 2 7/8 miles south, and Illinois Route 2 is 8 1/4 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Lightfoot Farm is located in Part of the Northeast Quarter of Section 20 and Part of the West Half of Section 21, all in Township 27 North-Range 11 East (Burritt Township), Winnebago County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 166.17 acres according to a survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 159.74 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Griswold loam and Winnebago silt loam.
FSA Data
Detailed FSA information can be found in the brochure.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
location climate growing season
Winnebago County has a continental climate typical of northern 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 two-thirds 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 productions 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 $6,750 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 2016 real estate taxes totaled $1,981.80. The tax parcel numbers are #10-20-200-003, #10-20-200-009, and #10-21-100-004.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Lightfoot Farm.
The Lightfoot Farm is zoned AG - Agricultural Priority.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
363D2Griswold loam74.8210914510,849
728BWinnebago silt loam42.671211626,913
566BRockton and Dodgeville soils10.981021341,471
566C2Rockton and Dodgeville soils8.18961261,031
769BEdmund silt loam4.8588116563
3776AComfrey loam4.81138185890
506BHitt silt loam4.48117156699
440BJasper silt loam3.31129173573
728C2Winnebago silt loam2.53113153387
566D2Rockton and Dodgeville soils1.0892120130
528ALahoguess loam0.81126170138
440AJasper silt loam0.60130175105
197ATroxel silt loam0.54140191103
152ADrummer silty clay loam0.0814419516
Total Acres : 166.17 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 159.74 acres, or 96.13% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 112.17
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 149.40 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 143.62 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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