Education & ExperienceBecause of our synergy, the service you receive from one of our managers is a reflection of all our managers. No one person can be all things to all people. Together, our managers offer over 550 years of agricultural production and management experience. Here are some of the things our managers bring to the table:
Advanced DegreesNorm Bjorling - Graduate School of Banking
Norm Bjorling - MBA
Jim Flanigan - MBA
Don McCabe - MBA
Tom Toohill - M.S. Agribusiness Economics
Over 20 Years of ExperienceBill Brown, Jim Flanigan, Chad Hoke, David Klein, John Tammen, Tom Toohill, Keith Waterman
Over 30 Years of ExperienceSteve Burrow, Doug Fehr, Steve Jacob, Don McCabe, Dan Moehring, Brian Thompson
Over 40 Years of ExperienceNorm Bjorling
Farm Operation ExperienceDoug Fehr, Kevin Hilligoss, Chad Hoke, David Klein, Kevin Meiss, Dan Moehring, Dan Patten
Commodity Marketing ExpertiseSteve Burrow, Jim Flanigan, Chad Hoke, Kevin Meiss, John Tammen, Keith Waterman
Other ExperienceAgricultural Education - John Tammen
Agricultural Education - Steve Jacob
Crop Insurance - Kevin Meiss
Practical Agronomy ExperienceKevin Hilligoss, Dan Patten, Tyler Roth,
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At Soy Capital Ag Services, we recognize that our greatest strength is our people! We are the largest manager of cropland in Illinois because we understand that no matter how many farms we manage, the most important farm to you is yours.
Soy Capital Ag Services strongly supports the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and its Illinois Chapter, the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ISPFMRA). These professional organizations promote education, and ethics among its members and gives voice to landowners to be heard in Washington & Springfield.
The ASFMRA offers accreditation for its members. These professional designations of Accredited Farm Manager and Accredited Rural Appraiser, recognize the highest standards of achievement in our industry.
Our Accredited Farm Managers
Our Accredited Rural AppraisersBrian Thompson
Our Real Estate AssociatesNorm Bjorling
Other AccreditationsDan Patten and Tyler Roth are Certified Crop Advisors, a designation of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA). The ASA is dedicated to the development of agriculture enabled by science, in harmony with environmental and human values.
Brian Thompson is an Illinois State Certified General Real Estate Appraiser. To attain this certification, managers must meet stringent education and experience requirements.
David Klein and Keith Waterman are also Accredited Land Consultants with the Realtors' Land Institute. This accreditation requires 120 credits of education and over $5,000,000 in sales experience.