ASFMRA Professional Farm Manager of the Year | Syngenta

2019 Professional Farm Manager of the Year

Syngenta-US-Facebook Syngenta-US-Facebook SyngentaUS-Instagram Syngenta-US-Youtube

American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers logo

Congratulations to the 2019 Professional Farm Manager of the Year

Lawain Biermann 2019 Farm Management of the Year Winner.
Lawain Biermann – Hertz Farm Management

For Lawain Biermann, a strong agronomic background combined with four generations of family-owned farming proved to be the perfect recipe for a successful career in farm management. Biermann has been named the 2019 Farm Manager of the Year due to his industry knowledge, strong attention to detail and noticeable passion for his job.

Watch the video below to learn about Lawain’s award-winning success story.

View past winners

The past winners of ASFMRA’s Professional Farm Manager of the Year are listed below. To see some of the previous winners’ videos, please visit the Syngenta YouTube page.

View past winners

The past winners of ASFMRA’s Professional Farm Manager of the Year are listed below. To see some of the previous winners’ videos, please visit the Syngenta YouTube page.

  • 2019 - Lawain Biermann, AFM
    Hertz Farm Management Cedar Falls, Iowa
    Watch video
  • 2018 – Richard “Dick” Isaacson, AFM
    Agri-Management Services
    Marion, Iowa
    Watch video
  • 2017 - Allen Hatley, AFM; Tim Cobb AFM, MBA, Broker
    Hatley/Cobb Farmland Management
    Spokane, WA
    Watch video
  • 2016 - Dick Pringnitz, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Nevada, IA
  • 2015 - Corey Prins, AFM
    Northwestern Farm Management
    Marshall, MN
    Watch video
  • 2014 - Robert Regenwether, AFM
    Farmers National Co.
    Hudson, IA
    Watch video
  • 2013 - Ken Schmitt, AFM
    Farmers National Co.
    Jefferson, IA
    Watch video
  • 2012 - Brent Bidner, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Monticello, IL
    Watch video
  • 2011 - Ed Kiefer, AFM, ARA
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Geneso, IL
  • 2010 - Mike Krause, AFM
    Hertz Farm Management, Inc.
    Omaha, NE
  • 2009 - Jeff Troendle, AFM
    Hertz Farm Management, Inc.
    Waterloo, IA
  • 2008 - Steve Myers, AFM
    Busey Ag Services
    LeRoy, IL
  • 2007 - Richard Grever, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Dekalb, IL
  • 2006 - George Baird, IV, AFM
    Land Management Group, LLC
    Collierville, TN
  • 2005 - Gary Thien, AFM, ARA; David Thien, AFM; Adam Thien, AFM
    Thien Farm Management
    Council Bluffs, IA
  • 2004 - Pat Hengen, AFM, AAC
    Farmers National Co.
    Council Bluffs, IA
  • 2003 - Bruce Ahrens, AFM
    Farmers National Co.
    Iowa City, IA
  • 2002 - Jim Rickert, AFM, ARA and Mary Rickert
    Western Agricultural Services
    Fall River Mills, CA
  • 2001 - Brian Thompson, AFM, ARA; Chad Hoke, AFM; Dave Klein, AFM; Dan Patten, AFM
    Soy Capital Ag Services
    Bloomington, IL
  • 2000 - Tim Fevold, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Nevada, IA
  • 1999 - David Englund, AFM
    Farmers National Co.
    Hastings, NE
  • 1998 - Darrell Limkeman, AFM, ARA
    Mid States Farm Mgt.
    Ottumwa, IA
  • 1997 - Stephen Brunson, II, AFM
    Land Management Group, LLC
    Collierville, TN
  • 1996 - David Moore, Nat DiBuduo, AFM; Clinton Chase, Brian Hauss, AFM; Greg Archer
    Capital Ag Property Services, Inc.
    Fresno, CA
  • 1995 - Calvin Dickson, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Mason City, IA
  • 1994 - Rex Wilcox, AFM and Terry Argotsinger
    Stalcup Ag Service
    Storm Lake, IA
  • 1993 - Kirk Weih, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Mt. Vernon, IA
  • 1992 - Royce Bryant, AFM
    Capital Ag Property Services, Inc.
    Memphis, TN
  • 1991 - Jim Rebhuhn, AFM
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Mt. Vernon, IA
  • 1990 - Joe Pennington
    American Ag Service
    North Little Rock, AR
  • 1990 - J. Collins Hewes, Jr., AFM
    Capital Ag Property Services, Inc.
    Greenville, MS
  • 1989 - Russell Hiatt, AFM
    Old National Trust Company
    Danville, IL
  • 1989 - William Holstine, AFM, ARA, AAC
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Nevada, IA
  • 1988 - Thomas Wiggins
    Busey Ag Resources
    LeRoy, IL
  • 1988 - Jim Frevert, AFM-Retired
    Hertz Farm Mgt.
    Nevada, IA
  • 1987 - Marty Thornton, AFM
    Heartland Bank & Trust Co, Ag Services
    Bloomington, IL
  • 1987 - Jack Tank
    Ag Land Management Co.
    Iowa City, IA
  • 1986 - Allan Worrell, AFM
    Worrell – Leka Land Services
    Jacksonville, IL