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Kyle Rule AFM.
Farm Manager / Real Estate Sales

Forest, Indiana



Mailing Address:
PO Box 92
Forest,  Indiana  46039

Mobile: (765) 586-3428
Email: KRule@FarmersNational.com
Real Estate Broker: Illinois, Indiana.

Designation(s):
Accredited Farm Manager AFM


Territory Served:
Farm Management:

I currently manage farms in Central, West Central, and the southern portion of NW Indiana as well as part of Central and East Central Illinois.

Focus Territory - Central Indiana

Designated FNC Territory for continued growth - Jasper, White, Carroll, Clinton, Boone, Hamilton, and Tipton Counties, Indiana

Real Estate Sales:

Licensed Real Estate Broker in Indiana and Illinois


Educational Background:
Purdue University, Bachelor’s Degree

Professional Experience:
Current:
Farm Manager and Real Estate Broker at Farmers National Company

Previous:
Collateral Analyst – Farm Credit Mid-America (Lafayette, IN)

Benton Community School Corporation (Benton County, IN)

Internships:
Beck’s Hybrids
Remington Seeds
Purdue University Animal Research Unit

Responsibilities at FNC:
Farm Management:
I primarily work with absentee landowners to meet and accomplish their goals and objectives for their farm asset. Generally speaking this includes maximizing their farm income while also giving them a peace of mind that they have someone who is representing them and looking out for their best interest.

I really enjoy working with my clients to make improvements on their farms. Some of these include major drainage/pattern tiling, fertility, and overall appearance improvements that not only make the farm more profitable but also more valuable long term.

Thorough research and due diligence within the local market. The overall knowledge of 100,000 + FNC managed acres in Indiana gives me confidence in fair market cash rental rates as well as overall land values.

Real Estate Sales:
List, market, and sell agricultural real estate in Indiana and Illinois.

I constantly keep abreast of all recent real estate activity on the open market as well as attend numerous auctions and research the competition to reassure and validate current farm land values. I take pride in and continue to strive to be the go to guy for real estate not only locally but also in the surrounding areas.

I have successfully assisted both buyers and sellers of farm land real estate throughout most parts of Indiana and Illinois. Whether you are looking to purchase a farm or interested in selling your farm, I’m your man. I have been fortunate to develop many relationships and an extensive network within the ag industry that has allowed me to serve my clients needs to the fullest. You can have confidence that I will help you accomplish your goals.


Professional Accomplishments:
Member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA)

ASFMRA - Indiana Chapter Member

Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) - 2016



Client Comment(s):
"You are my hero. I really can't thank you enough for pulling us through this. Now I can have some sense of a sigh of relief. I thank you for your expertise, your thoroughness, your creative problem-solving, for talking with a blue million people about this property, for being so kind and understanding of our situation and for sticking with it until we got a resolution. On behalf of our family and myself, many, many thanks. You are worth a million." -- J Granger

"The Halstead family is a client of Farmers National and its predecessors and has been for decades. We have enjoyed a long and beneficial relationship as they've managed our farm and its various challenges and opportunities. Together with their help and a land-expert attorney, we completed negotiations with a power company for lease. The complex agreement was a huge success from our point of view. We were very pleased with Kyle's performance and hands-on involvement. In addition, as our farm manager, he is comprehensive, attentive to details, and a pleasure to work with. His business acumen is outstanding and we know he will be of great value to us and FNC in the future." -- CW Halstead

"Your reports are excellent! I felt this way with your spring report, but I neglected to tell you. You are thorough and comprehensive answering any potential questions even before they arise. Well done! Although the excessive rain has apparently affected this year’s crops, we are optimistic that your predictions will eventuate." -- Bill & Martha H.

"The regular written updates and photos are extremely useful. Kyle makes me feel as if I've walked the land myself!" -- E Steuterman

I see you received the AFM accreditation. Congratulations! We’re glad you’re on our team. - J. Beeler

Success Story:
Successfully sold over $100 Million dollars worth of farm ground in the last 5 years

2019 - FNC Top Ten and President's Circle Award - Real Estate Sales

2018 - FNC Top Ten and President's Circle Award - Real Estate Sales

2017 – Golden Eagle Award - Real Estate Sales

2016 – FNC Top Ten Growth - Management

2016 – Silver Eagle Award - Real Estate Sales

2015 – FNC Top Ten Growth - Management

2015 – FNC Top Ten and President's Circle Award - Real Estate Sales

Year started with FNC: 2013
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