The Wedron Farm

Price: $8,650 per acre
County: LaSalle

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 58 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby cities include: Ottawa (3 5/8 miles southwest), Marseilles (5 3/4 miles southeast), and Sheridan (6 3/4 miles northeast).
There is approximately 1/4 mile of road frontage on N 34th Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 71 is 1 1/4 miles southeast, Interstate 80 is 3 miles south, Illinois Route 23 is 3 5/8 miles west and U.S. Route 52 is 4 miles north of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Wedron Farm is located in Part of the Northwest Quarter of Section 15, Township 34 North – Range 4 East (Rutland 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 76.67 tillable acres according to the LaSalle County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include Rutland silty clay loam, Drummer silty clay loam, and Elburn 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 $8,650 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 2019 real estate taxes totaled $2,670.34. The tax parcel number is #15-15-100-000.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 15 miles of The Wedron Farm.
The Wedron Farm is zoned Agriculture (A-1).
The seller is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
375BRutland silty clay loam14.551321782,590
152ADrummer silty clay loam12.291441952,397
198AElburn silt loam11.161431972,199
679BBlackberry silt loam9.531411921,830
199APlano silt loam5.511421941,069
91C2Swygert silty clay loam4.63110147681
667BKaneville silt loam4.62127176813
388B2Wenona silt loam4.01123164658
91B2Swygert silty clay loam2.23110147328
320BFrankfort silt loam2.10100133279
134BCamden silt loam1.89118164310
199BPlano silt loam1.80141192346
435AStreator silty clay loam1.52131177269
344BHarvard silt loam0.5212416988
134C2Camden silt loam0.3111115448
Total Acres : 80.00 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 76.67 acres, or 95.84% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 133.45
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 181.33 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 173.78 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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