Mark Williams, ARA, was raised on a dairy/cash crop farm in the Thumb. He currently owns the family farm and grows alfalfa for local horse farms. He has been licensed as a Certified General Appraiser since 1994 and has obtained his designation as an “Accredited Rural Appraiser” from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. He has extensive knowledge and experience with all types of agricultural properties including animal production facilities, grain storage systems, permanent plantings, certified organic cropland, and recreational tracts. During the past 30 years, he has successfully completed agricultural appraisals in 40 states, including statewide market studies in 30 states. Mark is considered a leading expert in the valuation of market analyses, eminent domain, Yellow Book, conservation easements, and partial interest appraisals. Mark is also a qualified reviewer.