Jason Lestina, AFM, Land Pro LLC, from Oswego, has been awarded the Accredited Farm Manager designation from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers.
The award was presented to Lestina on Nov. 16 at the ASFMRA annual meeting in Savannah, Georgia.
He earned the Accredited Farm Manager designation by meeting stringent requirements in experience and education, in addition to passing rigorous written examination and abiding by the American Society’s Code of Ethics. Lestina joins a select 45 percent of the ASFMRA membership who have received the Accredited status and currently maintain it through the ASFMRA continuing education program.
Accredited Farm Managers are specifically educated and experienced in agricultural management and understand efficient production and profitable marketing by focusing on procedure, analysis, critical thinking and innovation. Farm Managers have specialized expertise in production, business, environmental issues and government activities.
Accredited Farm Managers possess additional specialized expertise and are connected to a national network of professional resources and information.