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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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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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  • 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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  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    Who out there has experience appraising large methane digesters?  It is not something that our company has much experience with but we're trying to help out a client and line them up with a real expert.  This digester is located in the eastern US and ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    ​​I am appraising a 2500 head and a 5000 head sow facility in Ohio, and looking for comparable sales in the past 2 years.  I am willing to compensate for data.  Thanks for your help.  Lisa Shumaker lshumaker@agcredit.net ------------------------------ ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I received a phone call message offering help. I have misplaced the phone number. If you called and have not heard from me, could you call again? Thanks to all who have responded. Nice to have this network of peers! ------------------------------ Norbert ...