Membership and Community

The words “farm” and “rural” are integral to the ASFMRA name. They signify our sole focus — and the special expertise of our members, especially those who have chosen to achieve professional designation from ASFMRA. 


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Licensing and Accreditation

Agricultural land and rural property are unique. It takes a special understanding, insight and appreciation for rural property and agricultural assets in order to manage and assess their value. Explore our professional accreditation and continuing education programs.

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Trusted Advisors

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Our land experts work under a professional code of ethics and are known as The Most Trusted Rural Property Professionals. If you’re working with an accredited member of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, you’re working with someone driven to be the best.

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The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) is the only professional society specifically focused on education and training related to farm management, rural valuation and agricultural consulting. 


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Our Focus

  • Farm and ranch management
  • Rural and real property review appraising
  • Agricultural consulting
  • Advocacy for the professions that we represent
  • Support for landowners and clients in need of rural property expertise
  • Networking with peers and industry leaders


Recent News

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Market Staying Stable The farmland market across Iowa remains stable. With spring near, farmers are busy in the fields, ...

  • Posted in: Press Releases

    ​ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaleen W. Edwards, (303) 692-1227, jedwards@asfmra.org March 19, 2018 - The American ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Prices Low, Times Tough, but Not Repeat of 1980s Prices are down and times are tough for farmers and ranchers, but this ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    USDA: Farmland Values Rise If you bought U.S. farmland from 2000 to 2016, the land most likely is worth more now than what ...


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