BUREAU & STARK COUNTY, IL LAND AUCTION - BARTO

Thursday, July 25th, 2024 - 10:00 AM Central

Auction to be conducted as a virtual, online auction. If you need assistance with internet bidding, please contact our office at

LOCATION


Bureau and Stark County, Illinois

Tracts 1-9 of the James & Jill Barto real estate are located approximately 4.5 miles northeast of Bradford, IL and further described as being located in Section 36, T15N-R7 E, Macon Township, Sections 31 & 32, T15N-R8E, Indiantown Township, Sections 5 & 6, T14N-R8E, Milo Township, Bureau County, IL.

Tracts 10 & 11 are located approximately 3 miles northwest of Bradford, IL and further described as being located in Section 10, T14N-R7E, Osceola Township, Stark County, IL.

Tracts 12 & 13 are located south of Osceola, IL on the west side of Osceola Road and further described as being located in Sections 11, 14 & 15, T14N-R6E, Elmira Township, Stark County, IL.

SELLER


James & Jill Barto

MANAGED BY


Isaac Taber (309) 335-8081

Brandt Henness (309) 224-4276

GENERAL INFORMATION


909 acres± (subject to survey) • 13 tracts

The James & Jill Barto real estate represents highly productive tillable cropland. A truly unique opportunity for farmers to expand their operation and investors to add to their portfolio. These are highly tillable tracts with 500 acres± holding Class A soil. Mark your calendars!

LETTER FROM THE SELLERS


TRACT INFORMATION


Tract 1 – 73.5 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 72.1 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 142.1 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Elburn, Plano, Drummer, and Thorp
  • 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 2 – 40 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 40.52 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 143.6 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Drummer and Elburn
  • Pattern tiled on 20ft spacing
  • 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 3 – 80 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 80.3 estimated acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 143.5 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Drummer, Elburn, and Plano
  • Pattern tiled on 40ft spacing
  • 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 4 – 80 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 78.01 estimated acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 143 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Elburn, Plano, and Drummer
  • Pattern tiled on 40ft spacing
  • 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 5 – 77 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 73.68 estimated acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 142.8 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Plano, Drummer, and Elburn
  • Nearly 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 6 - 80 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 74.95 estimated acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 142.5 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Plano, Elburn, and Drummer
  • Nearly 100% tillable
  • Access along County Rd 600 N

Tract 7 – 40 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 38.5 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
    • Additional 2 acres of cropland are enrolled in a CP8A CRP contract. This contract pays $363.40 per acre for an annual payment of $727.20. The contract expires 9-30-2026.
  • Productivity Index (PI): 142.1 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Drummer, Elburn, Parkway, and Flanagan
  • Access along 1300 E St

Tract 8 – 40 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 37.79 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
    • Additional 2.1 acres of cropland are enrolled in a CP8A CRP contract. This contract pays $363.40 per acre for an annual payment of $763.14. The contract expires 9-30-2026.
  • Productivity Index (PI): 136.8 (Class A)
  • Soil types include Parkway, Flanagan, and Elburn
  • Access along 1300 E St

Tract 9 – 80 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 71.28 acres of cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 132.8
  • Soil types include Elburn, Plano, and Parkway
  • Remaining balance of the property consists of an older homesite and buildings
  • Access along County Rd 1225 E

Tract 10 – 78.5 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 70.84 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 131.9
  • Soil types include Plano and Elburn
  • Pattern tiled on 30ft spacing
  • Access along County Rd 20

Tract 11 – 52 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 38.96 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 123.3
  • Soil types include Plano, Dakota, and Otter
  • Pattern tiled on 30ft spacing
  • Access along Highway 40

Tract 12 – 95 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 78.49 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
    • Additional 2 acres of cropland are enrolled in a CP8A CRP contract. This contract pays $296.93 per acre for an annual payment of $594.00. The contract expires 9-30-2026.
  • Productivity Index (PI): 126.6
  • Soil types include Muscatune, Keomah, and Rozetta
  • Pattern tiled on 40ft spacing
  • Access along Osceola Rd.

Tract 13 – 93 acres± (subject to survey)

  • FSA figures indicate 81.93 acres of NHEL cropland currently in row crop production
  • Productivity Index (PI): 119
  • Soil types include Keomah and Rozetta
  • Pattern tiled on 40ft spacing
  • Access along Osceola Rd.

METHOD & TERMS


All 13 tracts will be sold on a price per acre basis, based on surveyed acres, and will be offered through the marketing method of “Buyer’s Choice”, whereas the high bidder can elect Tracts 1-13 for their high bid. If the high bidder does not elect all offered tracts, then the remaining tract(s) will continue to be offered “Buyer’s Choice” until all of Tracts 1-13 have been elected. The tracts will NOT be offered in their entirety at the conclusion of the auction.

Immediately following the auction, the successful buyer(s) will be required to sign a real estate sales contract and pay ten percent (10%) of the purchase price as a non-refundable down payment. The balance of the bid price will be due at the time of closing, on or before Friday, October 25th, 2024.

The seller will provide title insurance in the full amount of the purchase price and pay the 2024 real estate taxes, due and payable in 2025. Possession will be given at the time of closing, subject to the removal of the crops. Bidding is NOT subject to any contingencies, including but not limited to financing, an appraisal or inspection of the property.

All announcements made sale day take precedence over prior advertising either written or oral. The information in our brochure, in our advertisements and on our website is believed to be accurate; however, no liability for its accuracy, errors or omissions is assumed. All lines drawn on maps, photographs, drone video, etc. are approximate. Buyers should verify the information to their satisfaction. There are no expressed or implied warranties made by the seller or Sullivan Auctioneers, a BigIron company, pertaining to this property. Real estate is being sold “AS IS”.

AERIAL TOUR - Tracts 1-6


AERIAL TOUR - Tracts 7-9


AERIAL TOUR - Tracts 10-13


PLAT MAP


AERIAL MAP


SOIL MAP


Tract 1

Tract 2

Tract 3

Tract 4

Tract 5

Tract 6

Tract 7

Tract 8

Tract 9

Tract 10

Tract 11

Tract 12

TRACT 10 PHOTOS


TRACT 13 PHOTOS


James & Jill Barto

Representing Attorney:

Michael Massie

115 NW 3rd Ave, PO Box 205, Galva, IL 61434 | (309) 932-2168

Auction Managers:

Isaac Taber (309) 335-8081

Brandt Henness (309) 224-4276