The Scifers Farm

Price: $10,500 per acre
County: LaSalle

Contact Details
Josh Waddell
Mobile: 815-751-0439
Phone: 815-756-3606

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Property Details

The subject farm is located approximately 64 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Marseilles (3 1/2 miles northeast), Ottawa (3 3/4 miles northwest), and Streator (9 1/8 miles southwest).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on N 24th Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 23 is 3 3/8 miles west, U.S. Route 6 is 4 miles north, Interstate 80 is 6 miles north, and Illinois Route 170 is 8 1/4 miles east.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Scifers Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 33, Township 33 North - Range 4 East (Fall River Township), LaSalle County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 80 acres, more or less, according to the LaSalle County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 74.9 tillable acres, according to the LaSalle County FSA, of which 9.7 acres are currently enrolled in CRP with an annual payment of $2091 beginning in 2015 through 9/30/2025.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Bryce silty clay loam and Mona silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to nearly level.
location climate growing season
LaSalle County has a continental climate typical of northern Illinois. The average length of the growing season is nearly 175 days. On average we expect about 2,750 growing degree days from April 24 through October 17. Annual precipitation averages about 33 inches with over half of this coming during the growing season. Snowfall averages about 25 to 27 inches per year. Prevailing winds are from the west-northwest. 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 $10,500 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 2014 real estate taxes totaled $2,286.54. The tax parcel number is 23-33-400-000.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Scifers Farm.
The Scifers Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
235ABryce silty clay 25.081211624,063
448BMona silt loam15.651171602,504
152ADrummer silty clay loam10.841441952,114
91BSwygert silty clay loam7.231171561,128
148BProctor silt loam5.06134183926
375BRutland silty clay loam3.83132178682
91ASwygert silty clay loam3.64118158575
295AMokena silt loam1.99126172342
295BMokena silt loam1.11125170189
435AStreator silty clay loam0.2013117735
375ARutland silty clay loam0.1913318034
Total Acres : 80.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 74.82 acres, or 93.53% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 124.65
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 168.30 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 157.40 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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