Unlocking Midwest and Mid-South Land Values with Acres.com | Webinar

When:  Jun 14, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (MT)

Join Dr. Aaron Shew, VP of Data Science, and Ben Maddox, AFM and SVP of Business Development at Acres.com, for a webinar exploring land values in the Heartland and Mid-South.

Uncover data-driven insights and utilize high-quality, up-to-date data critical to land professionals for the 2024 growing season using the Acres platform. Dr. Shew will demonstrate how Acres.com empowers you to:

  • Access comprehensive data: Tap into extensive data sources to get a complete picture of land transactions and values across the Midwest and Mid-South.
  • Visualize land values: Leverage interactive maps and data layers to gain a clear understanding of current land values across the region.
  • Make informed decisions: Access historical trends, property details, and market analysis to support your appraisals and land management strategies.
  • Streamline workflows: Generate customized reports and collaborate efficiently with colleagues using Acres' user-friendly tools.



Ben Maddox, AFM - SVP of Business Development, Acres

Ben serves as the SVP of Business Development AcreTrader's mapping and land intelligence products, Acres. He joined AcreTrader in 2019 to lead the company's investment efforts, completing $300m of farm and timberland investments during his tenure as Director of Acquisitions. He is an Accredited Farm Manager, Accredited Land Consultant and licensed Broker in the State of Arkansas. He holds active Series 63, 79, and 82 licenses with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and completed his MBA at the University of Arkansas Walton College of Business.

Aaron Shew – VP of Data Science, Acres

Dr. Aaron Shew is the VP of Data Science at Acres where he works with a team of software engineers, data scientists, and land experts to build advanced land analytics tools. Dr. Shew has master’s degrees in geography and agricultural economics and a doctorate in environmental dynamics from the University of Arkansas. He has more than 15 years of experience in the agriculture industry with 10 years focused on agricultural production and geospatial technologies.

Note: A Zoom Webinar invitation will be sent to all registrants prior to the event. If you have not received an invitation link within 24 hours of the event, please contact Andrew Eames at aeames@asfmra.org. If you register within 24 hours of the webinar, then you will receive the Zoom link immediately prior to the start of the event.

Start Times:
10:00 AM Pacific
11:00 AM Mountain
12:00 PM Central
1:00 PM Eastern

Continuing Education Credit: Attendees will receive one hour of ASFMRA continuing education credit.

Cost: Free for members and non-members

Contact with Questions: Andrew Eames | (303) 692-1210 | aeames@asfmra.org