Kent Kraft and Rob Woodrow are both accredited members of their professional organization, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers

 

Accreditation is awarded only after meeting stringent experience and educational requirements. 

Members are required to meet ongoing continuing education standards and compliance with strict ethical standards.

 

Rob is the Past President of the Illinois Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.


Kent M. Kraft, Accredited Farm Manager

Kent M Kraft
KentKraft@FarmlandSolutionsLLC.com
 
  • BS in Agricultural Business, minor in Farm Management, Iowa State University.
  • Decades of experience as a farmer in Iowa, then as a professional farm manager based in Springfield, Illinois.
  • Accredited by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
  • Active in the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
  • Candidate member of the Realtors Land Institute.
  • Licensed Real Estate Managing Broker in Illinois.
  • Past experience during his Iowa farming career includes serving on the boards of the Dixon Cooperative Elevator, the Scott County Farm Bureau, and the Eastern Iowa Farm Business Association.
  • Licensed Small Unmanned Aerial System (Drone) Pilot.

Robert H. Woodrow, Accredited Farm Manager

Robert H Woodrow
RobWoodrow@FarmlandSolutionsLLC.com
 
  • BS in Agricultural Business from Western Illinois University.
  • Ten years of working for the USDA.
  • Licensed Illinois Real Estate Managing Broker, with many years of experience in locating, analyzing and purchasing farms for clients.
  • Over a decade of working as a professional farm manager for a major regional bank.
  • Accredited by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
  • Years of hands-on experience in crop and livestock farming with his family's farm in Tazewell County, Illinois.

Michael Kraft, Farm Manager

Michael Kraft
MichaelKraft@FarmlandSolutionsLLC.com
 

Michael Kraft joined the staff at Farmland Solutions LLC as Farm Manager in 2021.

Michael graduated from Purdue University in May 2021 with a bachelor's degree in Agriculture Business and is a Licensed Real Estate Broker in the State of Illinois.

The addition of Michael allows for additional farm management capacity.

Daniel Woodrow, Certified General Real Estate Appraiser

Dan Woodrow
DanWoodrow@FarmlandSolutionsLLC.com
 

Daniel Woodrow joined the staff at Farmland Solutions LLC as a Certified General Real Estate Appraiser in 2021 and offers appraisal services for agricultural and recreational properties throughout Illinois. 

  • BS in Agricultural Business from Western Illinois University.
  • Completed three years of state mandated appraisal training under a Certified General Appraiser with 25+ years of experience.
  • Qualifying and Continuing Education Completed through American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers and Appraisal Institute. 
  • Licensed in Illinois and Iowa.

farm management

Farm Management

Every farm is unique and every farm owner is unique. Kent and Rob make sure they understand both the land and the landowner so their clients receive a tailored level of management service that best fits both.

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Farm Brokerage

Farmland Solutions LLC has decades of experience in buying and selling farmland. Have land for sale? Kent, Rob, and Michael can find a buyer. Want to buy land? Kent, Rob, and Michael will look for the land that best fits your needs.

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Farm Owner Consultation

Some landowners think they don't need full professional management. Perhaps they have experience both in agriculture and in business, but don't have experience with a particular issue, or the time to devote to solving a problem.

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