Real Estate Sales / Senior Farm Manager
PO Box 1107
Waukee, Iowa 50263
Real Estate Broker:
Real Estate Sales Person: Missouri.
Crop Insurance License: Iowa, Missouri.
Central and South-central Iowa surrounding the Des Moines area.
Ben developed interest in agriculture while being raised on his family's farm in northwest Madison County, Iowa, west of Des Moines, where he grew up growing corn, soybeans, forages, cattle and helped with their seed dealership.
Iowa State University, Agricultural Business, Bachelor of Science Degree
Krause Gentle Corporation / Teamwork Ranch LLC, West Des Moines, Iowa
Grain and cattle farms located in South-central Iowa
Farmers Cooperative Company (FC merged to form Landus Cooperative), Farnhamville, Iowa
Largest farmer-owned agriculture cooperative in Iowa
Summitcrest Performance Angus, Fremont, Iowa
Angus breeding seedstock cattle farm
Responsibilities at FNC:
Farm Management - Real Estate Sales - Consultation
2015 National Early Career Award from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)
2011 Farmers National Company Silver Eagle Award for Real Estate Sales
Iowa Chapter of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA):
Board Director, 2017. 2018. 2019.
Friends Fund Raising Chairman, 2016. 2017. 2018
Education Foundation Board Director, 2015
Leadership Institute Delegate to Washington, DC, 2013
Scholarship Committee Chairman, 2013
A 25-year farm management client, of your company, who is a coffee group friend of mine, referred me to sign-up my farms with you, Ben, to experience pro-active farm management. We have owned the farms for 16 years now, but we never really realized their potential until you made a complete review of our operation. Now, I'm 'seeing' my farms for the first time through your trained eyes. -Jim E. from Denver, Colorado
I just wanted to take a moment out of everyone’s busy day to share how much we have enjoyed Ben. He has been very organized, knowledgeable, and pleasant to be with. Our farmers and other operators have also enjoyed Ben. All changes have been excellent. -Mark C. from Daytona Beach, Florida
Ben, We have reviewed the proposal and have decided that we should definitely go in the direction of your farm management services. You and your company's reputation is much-admired. -Robert H. from Washington, DC
We finally set up our farm with Farmers National last year. Ben Price is our farm manager. We are very pleased with the results! We have been able to get our farm back in the condition we can be proud of. My sister and I will be able to hold onto the land and pass it on to the kids. This is largely due to the support of Farmers National. -Rick J. from Los Angeles, CA
Year started with FNC: 2008