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First Mid Staff - Decatur, IL

Farm Real Estate Farm Real EstateKevin Hilligoss Kevin Hilligoss
Decatur Regional Office Manager
Phone: (217)421-9618

Kevin is a 1999 graduate of Illinois State University with a bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture. He has worked in farm management for over 15 years and joined the First Mid Ag Services through the acquisition of Soy Capital Ag Services in 2018. Before starting a career in farm management he spent some time in the Agriculture retail business. Kevin currently holds an Illinois Real Estate Broker’s License and is experienced in assisting buyers of farmland as well as selling large tracts. Kevin comes from a farm background having grown up on a grain and livestock farm near Windsor, IL. He and his wife, Emily, and their two sons, Wyatt and Will, live on their small farm in rural Lovington, IL.
Farm Real EstatePicture of Justin Wheeler Justin Wheeler
Farm Management and Managing Real Estate Broker – Decatur
Phone: (217)421-9615

Justin Wheeler was born and raised in Mt. Zion, Illinois. Growing up he took part in his small family farm where he discovered his passion for agriculture and continues to be active in. Justin received his undergraduate work at Illinois State University where he triple majored in Crop and Soil Science, Agronomy Industry Management, and Ag Business. He graduated in the Spring of 2014 with his Master's Degree in Crop Sciences from Illinois State University. Justin started his farm management career with Soy Capital Ag Services, and joined First Mid Ag Services through the acquisition in 2018. He holds the Managing Broker License for the Decatur office and a FAA UAS Remote Pilots License. Justin also operates the First Mid Ag Services website and is a member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers as well as the REALTORS® Land Institute. Since his start in farm management in 2014, he has been involved with over 7,400 acres of farm brokerage and farm management acquisitions.
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Headshot of Shaun CotnerShaun Cotner
Farm Management – Decatur
Phone: (217)421-9619
Email: Sean Cotner

Shaun Cotner is a 2009 graduate of Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness. He grew up on his family farm located in rural Bethany, IL where he still plays an active role in the operations. Prior to becoming part of the First Mid Ag Services team in 2019, he was the Assistant Manager for Heritage Grain Cooperative. Shaun’s experience with commodity trading and merchandising offers insight on marketing strategies and ever-changing market conditions. He and his wife Tiffany, along with their two sons, Lincoln and Jackson, reside in Bethany, IL.
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Dan Moehring Dan Moehring
Farm Management and Brokerage – Decatur
Phone: (217) 421-9617

Dan received a B.S. in farm business management from Western Illinois University in 1976. He has worked for Soy Capital Ag Services and predecessors for more than 40 years prior to the acquisition by First Mid Ag Services in 2018. He is a licensed Illinois Real Estate Broker. Dan operates his own farm and seed corn production operation while working part time for Ag Services.
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