ASFMRA Awards and Nomination Criteria
D. Howard Doane Award
This award is given to a member or non-member who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of agriculture with emphasis on farm management and rural appraisal.
Meritorious Service in Communication Award
This award acknowledges an individual, company, or association involved in the area of communications that has promoted understanding and goodwill between producers and consumers of agricultural products.
Carl F. Hertz Distinguished Service in Agriculture Award
This honor is usually awarded to a non-member in appreciation for distinguished service to agriculture other than directly in the farm management or rural appraisal professions.
Early Career Award – Sponsored by Monsanto
This national award, given annually by the ASFMRA, recognizes an outstanding “early career” member. This award recognizes “early career” members who are making outstanding contributions to their local chapter(s), the ASFMRA, and their local communities during their first 10 years of ASFMRA membership.
Appraisal Professional of the Year – Sponsored by Rabo AgriFinance, Inc.
This award recognizes an ARA or RPRA designation member who has made an impact on the profession through involvement in the appraisal education courses, service on professional appraisal boards, community involvement or activities and whose clients, peers and colleagues affirm their professionalism and excellence within the appraisal profession.
Farm Manager of the Year – Sponsored by Syngenta, AgProfessional Magazine and ASFMRA
This award recognizes an AFM designation member who has made an impact on the farm management profession.
Gold Quill Award
Awarded to the authors of the most outstanding article published during the year in the Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
Silver and Gold Plow Award
This award recognizes those Chapter Secretary/Treasurers with 10 or more years of service. Records are retained by National for award purposes.
H.E. Stalcup Excellence in Education
This award recognizes individuals who have contributed his or her knowledge and countless hours toward the advancement of the ASFMRA educational offerings.
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For more information about Awards & Nominations, please contact Hope Evans at (303) 692-1216.