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. 


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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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Land Experts

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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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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. 


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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


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    What Could Dampen Farmland Values? A laundry list of factors can support or sink farmland values. In the past few years, ...


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Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I would be interested in such as well as recently I was given the opportunity to do a large grain facility in northern Ohio. I have only one large facility sale and would be willing to reciprocate. My contact number is 419-898-0914. Thanks, Gary Pfeiffer, ...

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    Can you help? Seeking comp sales for grain elevator facility in south-central Illinois -   10- acre site on rail and highway. It has 1,865,715 bushel capacity with office, chemical building, feed building, and fertilizer building. Will ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    ​Does anyone have cotton gin sales you would be willing to share?  If so, please email me direct at kfrench@arvest.com.   Thanks. ------------------------------ Kim French ARA, RPRA Sr. Review Appraiser Arvest Bank Bentonville AR (870) 931-8582 - ...