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    April Luncheon | Owning Land in the New Normal

    April 20, 2020
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    Discovery Partners Institute (Formerly The Illini Center)
    200 S. Wacker Drive, 4th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
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    Please join us on April 20th at Discovery Partners Institute where Randy Dickhut, Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations for Farmers National Company, will discuss "Owning Land in the New Normal." 

    Change is a constant in today's world, including every aspect of agriculture. Randy will review the current land market and discuss the value of owning farmland during these changing times. He will also help all attendees to think about how a multitude of converging trends may influence production agriculture and land ownership in the decades to come.  

    Speaker

    Randy Dickhut
    Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations
    Farmers National Company

    Randy Dickhut, Senior Vice President of Real Estate Operations for Farmers National Company, has held that position since September, 2013.  In that capacity, he directs the company’s real estate sales, appraisal, and Hunting Lease Network services across 29 states and is a member of the Executive Team.  During Randy’s tenure with Real Estate Operations, real estate sales volume has been $420-$753 million annually with up to 800 transactions handled per year.  Appraisal services include over 1,200 appraisals per year encompassing large agri-commercial, livestock operations, and quarries in addition to farm and ranch  land.

    Dickhut began with the company in 2002 as a Farm Manager in Illinois and Missouri.  Four years later he was appointed Vice President of Client Relations and moved to Omaha, the home office of Farmers National.  He currently serves as the corporate secretary for the company.

    Prior to his work in farm management and land real estate, Dickhut farmed for 23 years in west central Illinois operating a 1,600 acre family grain farm.  He was active in state and county Farm Bureau leadership and local organizations during his farming career. 

    Randy is married to Kim, a school teacher in Omaha, and they have three children.