Crown Appraisals' Story

Crown Appraisals, Inc. has 35 years of specialized experience in, and in-depth knowledge of, agribusiness industries. Put your trust, and your business, in the hands of the most trusted agribusiness valuation advisor around, whose service and experience differentiate us from the competition.

Experience and expertise matter in the rural appraisal industry. Because of Crown Appraisal Inc.’s firsthand knowledge and deep exposure to various segments of the agribusiness industry, they are uniquely qualified in appraisals of difficult, complex, and multi-faceted agribusiness properties including:

  • Grain Elevators
  • Fertilizer Plants
  • Seed Conditioning Plants
  • Feed Mills
  • Sugar Beet and Sugar Cane Factories
  • Biofuel Facilities

Crown Appraisals, Inc. serves the private manager or owner; and the law, lending, and financial accounting communities and their clients in the entire Midwest, from Wisconsin and Minnesota, through North Dakota and South Dakota, down south to Oklahoma through Louisiana. Crown Appraisals can easily gain temporary licensing for the state in which the property is located. We have experience in 35 states and counting.

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Crown Appraisals Services

Whether for lending, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), purchase price allocation, valuation for financial reporting or bookkeeping, mortgage or operating financing, legal disputes, or insurance claims, Crown Appraisals provides professional service and consulting. Crown performs UASFLA (Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisition – “Yellow Book”) appraisals for eminent domain. A high-quality agribusiness appraisal is critical in:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Lending
  • Purchase Price Allocation
  • Financial Reporting or Bookkeeping
  • Mortgage or Operating Financing
  • Legal Disputes
  • Litigation Support
  • Insurance Claims
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Jeffrey Berg

35+ years of experience at work for you with Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA, FRICS, and his specialized network.


A team of experts working for you on challenging and unique appraisals.

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A highly skilled team with an effective, broad list of skill sets at your service.


Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA, FRICS

Crown Appraisals, Inc. is led by Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA, FRICS. Jeff has 35+ years of experience in agricultural appraisals and is recognized as a leading expert in grain elevator, seed plant, fertilizer facility, and agribusiness equipment appraisals. Jeff was the 2011-2012 National President of the ASFMRA (American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers). Crown Appraisals helps its clients achieve their business needs with consistently high-quality appraisals and client-centered results-oriented outstanding service.

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Meet the Crown Appraisals, Inc. Team

Jeffrey Berg, ARA, ASA, FRICS, Appraiser

Jeff is a highly qualified appraiser for property and equipment. Jeff is a Minnesota native with 35+ years of rural appraisal experience.

Brian Field, ARA, Appraiser

Brian’s rural appraising experience includes numerous commercial, industrial, agribusiness, and agricultural properties. He is an Accredited Rural Appraiser with a designation through the ASFMRA.

Megan Sheeley, Appraiser

Megan, one of our experienced agribusiness appraisers, grew up on a farm in southeast ND and has experience working at a grain elevator.

Tyler Walsh, CPA/ABV, ARA, Appraiser

Tyler, an experienced rural appraiser, has an agricultural and accounting background and grew up on a dairy farm in central Minnesota.

Chelsey Kub, Apprentice Appraiser

Chelsey is an apprentice appraiser and grew up in a small farming community in central Minnesota.

Christina Kleve

Christina is a support specialist and has spent time on a small dairy farm in central Minnesota and working for a global food provider of food, agriculture, financial, and industrial products.

Katrina Krause, Office Manager

Katrina graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. She gained exposure to agriculture by growing up on a farm.

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