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

Best Practices for Rural Property Appraisals

Target Audience: Appraisers

Best Practices for Rural Property Appraisals addresses issues related to the completion of agricultural appraisals using those techniques deemed “best practices”. The goal is to build on the high quality education being provided by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA), and to have ASFMRA members adhere to the highest standards as they pertain to the completion of appraisal assignments. The course will help the appraiser to consistently exceed the expectations of intended users and the standards and practices of their peers for similar assignments. The class is intended to reinforce the need to continually question the use of existing techniques and methodology, promote innovation, and improve the quality of appraisals being completed by rural appraisers. Users of farm appraisal reports will benefit from more thorough, readable reports and reliable, well supported valuations. Attendees will benefit from increased confidence and perceived value in appraisal results and improved reputation for quality and professionalism.

Contact Hours: 8

List of Seminars