The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers elected Ray L. Brownfield as its new president at the 77th annual National Convention and Trade Show in Atlanta.

Ray is an accredited farm manager and accredited rural appraiser, as well as a licensed Illinois real estate broker. Over the past 35 years, Ray has been an active member of the ASFMRA and has chaired many national committees.

“I am excited to serve this great organization as president during a key time in our organization's history.” said Brownfield. “We have some outstanding opportunities currently in front of us in rural management, valuation and consulting.”