Farm Manager / Real Estate Sales
Lake Crystal, Minnesota
PO Box 882
Lake Crystal, Minnesota 56055
Mobile: (507) 341-0097
Real Estate Broker:
Property and Casualty License: Iowa, Minnesota.
Crop Insurance License: Iowa, Minnesota.
Minnesota Counties: South Central Minnesota: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, Jackson, Le Sueur, Martin, McLeod, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, Watonwan
Iowa Counties: Emmet, North 1/2 Kossuth
Bachelor of Science (Agricultural Education/Agronomy), University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota
Associate of Applied Science (Diversified Agriculture),University of Minnesota, Waseca, Minnesota
Currently professional farm manager, real estate sales broker and crop insurance agent with Farmers National Company. I obtained my Accredited Farm Manager designation (AFM). In 2008 became a member of the American Society of Farm Managers & Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA). Currently serving as President of the Minnesota Chapter of ASFMRA.
Crystal Valley Cooperative, Lake Crystal, Minnesota, Seed Sales Manager (2005)
Independent Contractor: Agronomist/Sales Manager (2003-2005)
LG Seeds, A Division of Agreliant Genetics, Westfield, Indiana, District Sales Manager (2000-2002)
EI DuPont Company, Agricultural Products, Wilmington, Deleware, Territory Sales Manager (1986-1999)
Shell Chemical Company, Houston, Texas, Territory Sales Manager (1985-1986)
Responsibilities at FNC:
Negotiate leases, complete crop plans and budgets, market grain, collect rents, trouble shoot farm issues and make regular written reports to clients for all farms under my supervision. In addition, sell farms and acreages for FNC.
I work with absentee landowners to increase their income, enhancing their ownership enjoyment while providing greater peace of mind over their farm.
By using the Farmers National system of management, I can discover the farm's potential while guiding the owner on their ownership goals. Combining my experiences and our company's expertise with the farm operator's abilities, I work to increase the farm's productivity and income while implementing good land stewardship to enhance the farm's value.
Additionally, as a licensed Real Estate Broker, I can assist those looking to buy or sell farmland.
I find that my values, established from growing up on our 6 generation family farm, line up with the core values of FNC...Integrity and Honesty * Trustworthy * Outstanding Service * Work Ethic * Excellence
Accredited Farm Manager (AFM)
Certified Crop Advisor (CCA)
Member ASFMRA and President of the MN Chapter for 2020
Member Sons of American Legion
Member Local Chamber of Commerce
"Just letting you know I am impressed with the process and your professionalism. Also want you to know how glad I am Dad hired your team last year. I cannot imagine what this process would have been like otherwise." Bill D.
"Congratulations to you [Jeanne] and Lee for successfully selling our farm. Thank you for the great service - from finding a buyer to handling all of the details so well. Before signing off, we must also tell you how grateful we have been that you and Lee were willing to manage our small farm so professionally for so many years. We feel good about ending the ownership of this 100+ year family asset on a fair and equitable basis.
With appreciation --John and James Wolf"
Designations: Accredited Farm Manager (AFM)
Real Estate License #40536622 MN / S59355000 IA
2018 ~ Received the Silver Eagle Award in Real Estate Sales
Resident Insurance Producer License # 40027420
Certified Crop Adviser Program Certification # 11209
Year started with FNC: 2006