Sara Root is the Assistant Director of Development Research at Grinnell College, in Grinnell, Iowa. She plays a vital role in managing information for the college's donors, works to identify new major gift potential, and provides guidance in prospect and management procedures.
A farmer as a prospect? This session will look at tools you can use to evaluate farmland. What's the difference between a farmer who rents and a farmer who owns his ground? Questions to ask and questions to stay away from. The session will include factors that impact value including commodity prices, CSR score, weather and more. Sara will also provide information about where researchers can find information to help them value farmland.