Farmers National Company
2011 Sales: > $100 Million
Who: Specializes in farm and ranch sales across all major ag regions. Provides full management services as well as leasing services on recreational land.
Standout Brokers: A dozen agents each exceeded $10 million in gross sales in 2011.
Highlight: Conducted more than 200 successful auctions, an increase in transaction volume of nearly 20 percent.
Insights: “Farmland values in 2011 increased 25 to 30 percent in the Corn Belt. Surrounding states showed increases at somewhat lesser amounts,” says FNC Vice President Lee Vermeer, AFM, ALC.
Pictured Above: Located just outside of Houston, O.B. Ranch is operated as a purebred cattle operation producing Brahman, Nelore, Red Angus and Red Brangus cattle for use in other purebred herds and commercial cattle operations throughout the U.S.
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