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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    Low Interest Rates Help Keep Farmland Values Stable An extension ag business management instructor is confident farmland ...

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Latest Discussions

  • Posted in: Ag Open Forum

    Join the California Chapter as we take our Outlook 2020 Conference virtual via Zoom! On Tuesday, June 30th we will offer 6 hours of continuing education (BREA and ASFMRA) via this webinar which will feature industry experts speaking on the ag economy, ...

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    I have an assignment that has very good quality living quarters in a really nice Morton Mchy. Shed/Shop. The living area is better quality than most houses. Morton barn is 80 x 80 x 16. It is heated thru the 8 inch concrete floor, insulated, and has all ...

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    Edit from my previous post. My subject property has two newer swine buildings used for the breeding and growing of show pigs. These buildings are small versions of modern finisher and farrowing units that are typically contracted. Does anyone have any ...