The McCaleb Farm

Price: $9,800 per acre
County: DeKalb

Contact Details
Jeff Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0501
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 35 miles west of Chicago O'Hare International Airport and within the village of Maple Park. Nearby towns include: Cortland (1/2 mile west), DeKalb (4 miles west), Sycamore (4 miles northwest), and Elburn (6 1/2 miles southeast).
There is approximately 1/2 mile of road frontage on Pritchard Road, 7/16 mile on County Line Road, and 1/4 mile on Maple Park Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 38 is 7/16 miles south, Interstate 88 is 1 1/2 miles southwest, Illinois Route 64 is 3 miles northeast, Illinois Route 23 is 5 1/2 miles northwest, and Illinois Route 47 is 6 3/8 miles east of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The McCaleb Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 24 and Part of Section 25, Township 40 North - Range 5 East (Cortland Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 378.76 acres, more or less.
tillable acres
There are approximately 365.68 tillable acres, estimated.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Virgil silt loam and Drummer silty clay loam.
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 $9,800 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 tax parcel numbers are: #09-24-300-010, #09-25-100-002, #09-25-100-003, part of #09-25-100-006, part of #09-25-200-001, and #09-25-300-013.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The McCaleb Farm.
The McCaleb Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
104AVirgil silt lo am69.7113218212,687
152ADrummer silty clay loam63.5014419512,383
662ABarony silty loam49.301251728,480
103AHoughton muck41.161301757,203
3076AOtter silt loam40.811391867,591
667AKaneville silt loam25.621281784,560
67AHarpster silty clay l oam17.411331823,169
662BBarony silt loam16.481241702,802
171ACatlin silt loam13.931381872,605
656BOctagon silt loam7.911171571,242
656C2Octagon silt loam7.581121511,145
171BCatlin silt loam4.58137185847
348BWingate silt loam3.17120163517
667BKaneville silt loam3.04127176535
325BDresden silt loam1.39115156217
206AThorp silt loam0.0912617015
Total Acres : 378.76 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 365.68 acres, or 96.55% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 132.44
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 180.48 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 174.24 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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