Courses & Seminars

ASFMRA is an internationally recognized leader in appraisal training. We are a not-for-profit appraisal society and sponsoring member of the Appraisal Foundation providing education since 1929 and serving all jurisdictions in the United States. We provide Appraisal Qualifications Board (AQB) and state approved appraisal training for certified general licensure and for continuing education.

The ASFMRA offers specialized seminars such as Yellow Book, Valuation of Conservation Easements, Timber Property, Mineral Rights, Dairy Appraisal and a lot of other topics. Take a look at the seminars to see what we offer, then take a look at our education schedule to see what is being offered near you! If you have any questions you can contact Deanna Ilk at 303-692-1222 or

Agricultural Chattel Valuation

Target audience: Appraisers

This course is designed to provide specialized training and recognition for valuators and loan officers who place values on agricultural personal property. The course is a 2.5 day event with class room lectures, onsite visits of agriculture facilities, and an exam.

The classroom portion is a combination of PowerPoint presentations, class discussions, and work problems. The onsite visits consist of visual observation of chattels in place and operating. The experience will allow the attendee an opportunity to visually identify the chattel, determine the quantity and quality, locate chattel identity information, and interact with chattel owners and valuation professionals. The exam will cover all aspects of the chattel valuation process and include work problems related to chattel value determination.

Contact Hours: 16 hours + 2 hour exam