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. 


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.

Land Experts

Find a Farm Manager, Appraiser or Ag Consultant

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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  Trusted Advisors

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. 

 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

  Find Land for Sale

Recent News

  • Posted in: Member Spotlight

    For this Member Spotlight, we're highlighting Tyler Walsh, ARA from Fargo, North Dakota. Tyler is a member of both the Minnesota ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    USDA Exempts Family Farms From Limit on Farm Subsidy Recipients In a reversal, the USDA said on Wednesday that family-run ...

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Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I am looking for any Dairy Facility Sales with Rotary Milking Parlors. Cost data would also be great if you have any. Willing to reciprocate any data obtained.  Thanks, Brad Wisener Consolidated Appraisal Services 419-771-7510 wiener.brad@gmail.com ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I have been tasked with valuing both a poultry-raising facility and a pullet/egg production facility here in Michigan.  Both are converting to cage free barns to comply with recent changes in state requirements. Looking for any recent sales of similar ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I am looking for sales of fruit cold storage with Controlled atmosphere facilities and/or packing facilities.  Any help would be appreciate. ------------------------------ John Linck ARA Senior Appraiser Farmers National Company Lapeer MI (810) 664-4182 ...