With roots that trace back 150 years, our professional farm managers are entrusted to care and maximize value for landowners in possession of over 90,000 acres of prime farmland in Illinois.
Senior Vice President,
Accredited Farm Manager & Certified Crop Advisor
Director, Busey Ag Services
301 E. Cedar St.
LeRoy, IL 61752
Steve was raised on a grain and livestock farm in Western Illinois and graduated from Illinois State University in 1986. He is a monthly columnist for Prairie Farmer Magazine in the Profit Planners section and has served on numerous boards, including the ISU Ag Alumni, Illinois Certified Crop Adviser Board and Monsanto's Farm Manager Council. Steve was honored by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) with the 2008 Professional Farm Manager of the Year award and received the Outstanding Conservationist Award in 2011 from the McLean County Chamber of Commerce. Steve is a farm owner and landlord who remains active in on-farm research programs. He is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and Auctioneer with Busey Farm Brokerage.