March 2, 2017 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Appraisers (ASA), American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA),
and The Appraisal Foundation (Foundation) will hold a joint conference on the recently released sixth edition of
the Uniform Appraisal Standards for Federal Land Acquisitions, commonly known as the Yellow Book, in Denver,
Colorado on June 20-23, 2017.

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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

More than 440 rural property land experts attended AgroNomics, Vision for the Future, the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®), held November 7 – 11, in Indian Wells, California.

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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) recognized Loyd Brown, AFM, ARA with the 2016 D. Howard Doane Award during the 2016 ASFMRA Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California held November 7 – 11, 2016.

The ASFMRA’s prestigious D. Howard Doane Award was presented to Loyd Brown, President of Hertz Farm Management, Inc. in Nevada, Iowa. The D. Howard Doane Award is given annually to a member or non-member who has demonstrated such qualities and outstanding contributions in the field of agriculture with emphasis on farm management and rural appraisal.

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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) recognized Eric Wilkinson, AFM with the 2016 Early Career Award during the 2016 ASFMRA Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California held November 7 – 11, 2016.

The prestigious Early Career Award was presented to Eric Wilkinson, AFM and 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.

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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) recognized Richard D. Pringnitz, AFM with the 2016 Farm Manager of the Year Award during the 2016 ASFMRA Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California held November 7 – 11, 2016. The ASFMRA’s prestigious Farm Manager of the Year award, sponsored by Syngenta, AgProfessional Magazine and ASFMRA, was presented to Richard D. Pringnitz, an invaluable employee of Hertz Farm Management, Inc. in Nevada, Iowa since 1985.

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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) acknowledged long-standing members at the 2016 ASFMRA Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California held  November 7 – 11, 2016.
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November 23, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) announced honorees at the 2016 ASFMRA Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California held November 7 – 11, 2016….

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November 14, 2016 – Denver, CO

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers® (ASFMRA®) recently awarded designations at their Annual Meeting, including the Accredited Farm Manager (AFM) designation, the Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA) the Real Property Review Appraiser (RPRA), and the Accredited Agricultural Consultant (AAC).

These designations demonstrate the completion of stringent education and experience requirements, rigorous oral and written examinations, and maintaining the highest standards of integrity,professionalism, competence, and ethics. These recipients join a select group of ASFMRA members whohave received, and continue to maintain through continuing education, accredited status.

ASFMRA honored the following 11 AFMs, 7 ARAs, 2 RPRAs and 3 AACs, at their Annual Meeting in Indian Wells, California….

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May 17, 2016 – Denver, CO

With summer just around the corner, the American Society of
Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) is finalizing plans for its annual Summer
Education Week (SEW), to be held June 22 – July 2 in Des Moines at the Marriott Downtown.
SEW is ASFMRA’s premier event aimed at providing education for licensure, accreditations and
continuing education for farm managers, rural appraisers, consultants and agriculture students.
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March 23, 2016 – Springfield, IL

Charles “Chuck” Knudson, ARA, RPRA, senior certified appraiser with 1st Farm Credit Services, Normal, IL, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Illinois Society of Professional Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. The ceremony was held at the organization’s annual meeting held in Springfield, IL.

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