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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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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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    Farmland values and rents in Illinois are holding steady across most of the state according to the 2019 Farmland Values and ...

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    Land Values Show Signs of Weakening Many agricultural experts and economists have been warning for the past few years ...

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    Land Values Remain Fairly Stable Many agricultural experts and economists have been warning for the past few years that ...

 

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  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    Can anyone recommend some farm equipment appraisers in NC?  Our RE collateral is located in Yadkin, Davie, Rowan and Forsythe Counties and we're needing a quick turn-around. Off-forum responses are welcome. Thanks, ------------------------------ Jim ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    ​Do to the recent flooding, snowstorm, and transportation problems, ranchers in Nebraska have had problems getting hay in the area to feed cattle that are trapped on islands and are isolated from bridges being washed out.   Much of the Ranchers feed that ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    ​​I have an assignment for a new construction for cage free layer barn, 22,500 SF. Any new sales since November 2018 going forward into 2019? Due to the expected family labor, the RCN will not be typical.   Thanks in advance.  David R. Joos, ARA ------------------------------ ...