The Nowicki Farm

Price: $8,350 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 49 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Waterman (3 7/8 miles north), Sandwich (6 3/4 miles southeast), and Hinckley (8 miles northeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on Chicago Road and 1/2 mile on Burma Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 1 1/2 miles east, U.S. Route 30 is 4 1/2 miles north and U.S. Route 34 is 5 1/2 miles southeast of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates the Nowicki Farm is located in Part of the Southwest Quarter of Section 4 and Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 9, Township 37 North – Range 4 East (Victor Township), DeKalb County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 108.61 acres according to a survey.
tillable acres
There are approximately 102.22 tillable acres according to the DeKalb County FSA, of which 8.5 acres are currently enrolled in CRP with an annual contract payment of $2,707 through 9/30/2029.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Wingate silt loam, Flanagan silt loam, Otter silt loam, and Drummer silty clay loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
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 $8,350 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 #17-04-300-006, #17-04-300-010, #17-09-100-003, #17-09-100-007, & #17-09-100-008.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Nowicki Farm.
The Nowicki Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
348BWingate silt loam31.281201635,099
154AFlanagan silt loam19.671441943,816
3076AOtter silt loam17.851391863,320
152ADrummer silty clay loam10.131441951,975
656C2Octagon silt loam7.371121511,113
348C2Wingate silt loam6.681131531,022
171BCatlin silt loam4.57137185845
512BDanabrook silt loam2.50137185463
60C2La Rose loam2.17110148321
Total Acres : 108.61 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 102.22 acres, or 94.12% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 130.24
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 175.84 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 165.49 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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