The Farm Financial Standards Council (FFSC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating and promoting uniformity and integrity in financial reporting and analysis for agricultural producers.

FFSC consists of agricultural industry professionals ranging from producers, lenders, financial advisors, agribusiness professionals, educators, and others involved with agricultural production and finance.

You can become involved with maintaining the Guidelines, as well as supporting the Council through other activities and projects. You can be a member of the team and work with the professionals who do the work of the Council and help shape the future of agricultural financial management! Ready to sign up right now? Go here.

Our latest membership brochure in PDF version is downloadable here.

Annual Conference


People in a meeting.This once-a-year gathering provides a forum for the application of financial and management accounting standards and issues. Professionals and producers from all over the country and from all disciplines participate in the program at this annual event, both as presenters and observers. The conference also provides an excellent environment for networking with others involved in various aspects of agricultural financial management.

Benefits of Membership

• Participate in Council activities, projects and committees.

• Voting rights at member meetings.

• Eligibility to stand for election to the Board of Directors and/or officer positions.

• A discount off the general registration rate for the Annual Conference.

• Automatic updates on Financial Guidelines and Management Accounting Guidelines documents as they become available (valued at $175 each)

• Network with others that are involved with agricultural financial management.

Dues Structure

Annual dues for being a member of the Farm Financial Standards Council are $100. Each membership “year” will be July 1 – June 30, in conjunction with the fiscal year of the Council.

The Committees


The Technical Committee works to keep the Guidelines current with changes in tax law, and financial management trends and changes with accounting principles.


The Marketing Committee is responsible for promoting the activities and purpose of the Council, including promoting the Council at industry expositions and conferences.


The Finance Committee works at securing individual and corporate financial support so the Council can continue its mission.


The Membership committee is responsible for developing and managing a program for general membership and to seek new members.

Membership Application

To join, fill out the following form. Once that’s complete, you can pay your annual dues online (although you can still mail us a check, if you prefer).

The Council is registered with the Division of Professional Regulation in Illinois as a sponsor of continuing professional education for public accountants.
(License number 158.002205)