Ag Land Management 3

Education Offerings

The ASFMRA offers a variety of types of education for Appraisal, Farm Management and Consulting, and Continuing Education seminars. Take a look at what we have to offer. There is something for everyone, from the beginner to the seasoned professional. ASFMRA is an internationally recognized leader in Appraisal, Farm Management and Agricultural Consulting training.  We are a not-for-profit professional society and a sponsoring member of the Appraisal Foundation.  We have been providing education since 1929 and serve all jurisdictions in the United States.

Farm Management Education

ASFMRA is an internationally recognized provider of farm management courses. We are a not-for-profit professional society established in 1929 to serve the profession of Farm Management. We provide education and professional designations and serve all jurisdictions in the United States.

ASFMRA offers the best Farm Management and Ag Consulting education available in the market place today.  Take a look at the education that we have offer. and take the next step to differentiate yourself from others in the profession.  You want to set yourself apart from other farm managers, then get designated today!  Take a look at our education schedule to see what is being offered near you! If you have any questions about the approvals of the courses, you can contact Deanna Ilk at 303-692-1222 or dilk@asfmra.org 

Ag Land Management 3

Leasing and Appraisals

  • Definition of leases and the risks associated with each type
  • What is the role of the farm manager when leasing a property for a client?
  • Legal aspects and tax implications of leases
  • Appraisal reports and the three approaches to value

Production and Conservation

  • Important elements of row crop production
  • Cereal grain, orchard and vine production
  • Hay and forage; rangeland and pasture; and seed production
  • Open range and confinement livestock production
  • Woodland and Forestry, aquaculture and organic production
  • Wildlife and hunting land production practices
  • Conservation practices

Risk and Marketing

  • Role of country elevators and terminals in the grain marketing industry
  • Supply and demand
  • Technical and fundamental analysis
  • Futures contract
  • Traders and their impact on CBOT and CME markets
  • How to evaluate market trends using charts, graphs and cyclical patterns

Projects, Locations and Management

  • How to perform a new site inspection
  • Locating a property given any type of legal description
  • Personal property, trade fixtures and real property
  • Risks associated with a property
  • Discuss the five phases of project management
  • Discuss the variety of property risks
  • Record keeping procedures essential for tax reporting
  • Writing a farm plan

 Contact Hours: 24 hours

Accreditation: This course is required for the AFM and the AAC

List of Approvals

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