The Whisper Farm

Price: $10,300 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 86 miles southwest of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Nearby towns include: Magnolia (3 miles west), Lostant (3 3/8 miles northeast), and Wenona (4 3/4 miles southeast).
There is approximately 7/16 mile of road frontage on N 1250th Road.
major highways
Illinois Route 18 is 1/2 mile north, Interstate 39/U.S. Route 51 is 2 1/2 miles east, Illinois Route 89 is 3 1/2 miles west, and Illinois Route 17 is 5 3/8 miles south of the property.
legal description
A brief legal description indicates The Whisper Farm is located in Part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 32, Township 31 North - Range 1 East (Hope Township), LaSalle County, Illinois.
total acres
There are a total of 77.33 acres, more or less, according to the LaSalle County Assessor's Office.
tillable acres
There are approximately 73.14 tillable acres according to the Putman County FSA.
soil types
Major soil types found on this farm include: Sable silty clay loam, Flanagan-Catlin silt loams, and Plano silt loam.
The topography of the subject farm is level to gently rolling.
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 $10,300 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 $3,046.18. The tax parcel number is #30-32-403-000.
grain markets
There are a number of grain markets located within 10 miles of The Whisper Farm.
The Whisper Farm is zoned A-1, Agricultural.

Soils Information

Soil # Soil Name Acres +/- Productivity Index* Weighted Average Corn Yield Index* Gross Bushels
68ASable silty clay loam14.861431922,853
818AFlanagan-Catlin silt loams14.321421912,735
199C2Plano silt loam14.041321802,527
814AMuscatune-Buckhart silt loams10.891451932,102
199BPlano silt loam9.301411921,786
171BCatlin silt loam3.95137185731
8107ASawmill silty clay loam3.79139189716
356AElpaso silty clay loam1.99144195388
Total Acres : 77.33 acres, more or less
Tillable Acres : 73.14 acres, or 94.58% per FSA figures
Productivity Index : 140.23
Weighted Average Corn Yield Index : 189.20 bushels per acre, based on tillable acres
Comparable Yield Index : 178.95 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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