Voting has opened to nominate someone for the 2011 Professional Farm Manager of the Year Award, which is co-sponsored by Syngenta, the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) and AgProfessional magazine.

This award recognizes professional farm managers whose dedication and commitment to agriculture have benefited their clients, the American consumer and our most precious commodity – the land. To be eligible, a professional farm manager or a farm management team must have at least five years farm management experience and hold membership in ASFMRA. To submit your nominations, visit

Nominations are due by June 6. The award will be presented during the ASFMRA Annual Convention, which will be held Oct. 24-28 in Phoenix, Arizona.