In November, Ben Isaacson was recognized at the Annual Conference of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) for the Early Career Award. 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, the ASFMRA, and their local communities during their first 10 years of ASFMRA membership. Ben is a part-owner of Agri-Management Services and Affiliates, which includes Agri-Management Services and Aspen Grove Investments in Marion; and Growthland Realty and Appraisal in Humboldt. Previously, he worked within the swine industry and has degrees from Iowa State University. This background provides a skill set in valuing, managing, and selling of both land and livestock facilities. He lives in Anamosa, Iowa with his wife and three kids.