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

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. 


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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

    Hemp Takes Hold Broad-shouldered and barefoot, Brian Lyda trots into a rain-softened 6-acre hemp field near Hendersonville, ...

  • Posted in: Member Spotlight

    Paying It Forward,  ASFMRA Style  By Rex Wilcox, AFM Thanks to the ASFMRA and Iowa Chapter awards committees for ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Will 2020 Be the Year the Land Market Tumbles? The land market in 2019 continued the plateau trend of the past several ...

  • Posted in: Ag News

    Recapping the 2019 Land Market The land market in 2019 continued the plateau trend of the past several years in which ...


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Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    Join the California Chapter for Outlook 2020 - California's premiere agribusiness conference! This year's theme is California Agriculture: Water Issues, Commodity Markets & Land Value Trends. We have an outstanding program lined up with updates on citrus, ...

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I have two from Ohio that I will send to your email address. ------------------------------ Gary Pfeiffer Manager Pfeiffer Appraisal Service, LLC Oak Harbor OH (419) 898-0914 ------------------------------

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    I have an assignment in northern Ohio to appraise a swine nursery facility, I presently only have one sale and was wondering if anyone could share. I can reciprocate or pay. ------------------------------ Gary Pfeiffer Manager Pfeiffer Appraisal Service, ...