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


Recent News

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Farmland Rents Stay Up Despite Low Crop Prices With another harvest behind them, farmers are beginning to sit down with ...

  • Posted in: Press Releases

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alex Clark Tel. 303.692.1227 Email: aclark@asfmra.org Rural Property Professionals ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    The Next Generation of Farmland Prices Farmland represents over 81% of farm sector assets and values stayed relatively ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Land's Linchpin: Amid Low Inventory, Little Interest to Sell A 67-acre tract of farmland in Sioux County, Iowa, brought ...


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Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I am appraising a hog finishing site that has a windmill that is said to generate most of the sites electricity.  Would anyone have a sale of a CAFO that uses a windmill to generate electricity that you would be willing to share?  I will reciprocate.  ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I have a new assignment to appraise two 6 year old egg laying barns that produce eggs that will be sent to the hatchery to produce the chicks for broiler facilities. I would appreciate any sales of like kind and would be willing to pay or reciprocate ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I have an assignment to appraise a large tract (1100 acres) that has a solar lease. They are now starting construction on a portion of the farm. I am looking for any comp sale data that might be available. I am willing to reimburse. Thank you Bill Eirich ...