About Us

Since 1947

The Austin Company is a Nebraska-based, family owned business that has been providing quality and professional agricultural service to our clients since 1947.

Our strong work ethic, integrity and dedication to our clients have been and will continue to be the foundation of our company. 

We offer a vast range of agricultural services, which includes farm management, real estate sales, property appraisals, consultations and crop insurance. The Austin Company is dedicated to providing the highest quality and most profitable farm management services to our clients, and continuously strives to meet your needs.

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Our Team

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Bill White

Bill joined the Austin Company in 1970. Serving in the Milford office, Bill specializes in Farm Management, Crop Insurance, Farm Sales and Appraisals.  Bill has a Nebraska Certified General Appraisers License and a Nebraska Real Estate Brokers License. 

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Rod Beemer
Vice President

Rod joined The Austin Company in 1971, and is currently operating in the Imperial, Nebraska area. Rod holds a Nebraska Real Estate Salesperson License, a Nebraska Crop Insurance License and specializes in Custom Farming Operations. 

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Trenton Volkmer
Vice President

Trenton joined The Austin Company in 2010, and serves in the Milford office. Trenton graduated from Doane College in 2010. His roles in the company include, Farm Management, Crop Insurance and Farm Sales. Trenton has a Nebraska Real Estate Salesperson License and a Nebraska Crop Insurance License. 

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Ryan Beebe
Vice President

Ryan joined the Austin Company in 2014 and serves the Milford office. Ryan was raised on a family farm near Stromsburg, Nebraska and graduated from Nebraska Wesleyan University. He is a currently licensed Real Estate Broker, Crop Insurance Agent and Trainee Appraiser. At the Austin Company Ryan is a farm manager, works with agriculture real estate sales, crop insurance and farm appraisals. 

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Jill Vegas

Jill joined The Austin Company in January of 2013. Jill graduated from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2009 with her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. She has a Nebraska Crop Insurance License and her roles include data processing, business development and advertising for The Austin Company. Jill and her family reside in Milford. 

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Darci Troyer

Darci has been with The Austin Company since 2017. She currently serves as the Austin Company’s bookkeeper and other secretarial roles. Darci and her husband currently reside in Milford. 

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Anika Upton

Anika has been with the Austin Company since 2018. She currently serves in various secretarial roles in the Milford office. Anika and her family currently reside in Milford. 

Paul Johnson
Farm Manager

Paul is a 30-plus year veteran farm manager. He has worked at Farmer’s National, U.S. Bank and joined The Austin Company in 2023. Paul grew up on his family’s farm near Mead, Nebraska. He graduated from the University of Nebraska with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics with a farm management option. Paul co-owns and manages HJ Bar Ranch near Palmyra with his wife, Lori. They have a herd of commercial Black Angus cows.

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Free Consultations, No Obligations

We have several professionals on staff who would be happy to sit down with you to discuss your specific needs and the vast range of services available to you here at The Austin Company. Coffee is on the house!