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


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    The Ag Economy Decline is Over, But the Recovery is Slow For the third year in a row, U.S. net farm income will be steady ...

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    GELNDALE, CO- The number of chapters of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers releasing Land Trends ...

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    ASFMRA Comments to ASC Regarding TriStar Waiver Request ASFMRA President Dave GaNun, ARA submitted comments to the Appraisal ...


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  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    ​Thank you to all that have responded to my request for any information regarding solar panels. I have received information on leases, construction and a few sales. As this energy source continues to develop in our market, I'm sure more of us will be ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I will appraising the possible purchase of 18,000 +/- acres in the lower Mississippi delta as a recreational property.  I am seeking comparable sales of hardwoods used for recreation.  If you have comparable sales that you would be willing to share, I ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    Hi Mark I've been working with CE's for 40 years and, while there aren't a lot of CE encumbered sales in New York, we do have several that we could send to you.  But I have found that the CE values can be tied to the fee simple values, since the CEs are ...