harVestco - Real Estate Marketers and Managers

Kevin Brooks - Real Estate Broker


Phone: (217) 377-3201
kbrooks@harvestco.com

Kevin Brooks is a licensed real estate broker and farm manager.

Kevin worked on the family grain and livestock farm in Iowa. He received a bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Business from Truman State University and a Master’s Degree in Agriculture Education from University of Missouri Columbia.

Kevin has worked in agriculture for 30 plus years in the private sector and as an Extension Educator in Farm Management with University of Illinois. He has managed thousands of acres of farmland in Illinois and Indiana for landowners. Striving to improve the farm in fertility and soil health is a high prior while providing strong returns on the farm asset. He has organized and planned major drainage projects on farm as well as smaller adjustments to improve farm drainage.

Internationally, Kevin has worked in eastern Europe in advising farmers on improving their farms and assisted US ag businesses in developing international trade to promote exports. He has been involved in agricultural research in the Philippines to improve exporting US made products in the swine industry.

Kevin and his wife Betsy are the parents of six children and have 5 grandchildren. He enjoys coaching, biking, and playing the guitar when not managing/selling farms.