Appraisal Accreditations

Hertz Farm Management supports and encourages professional accreditations for all of its farm managers, rural appraisers and real estate professionals.

Accredited Rural Appraiser (ARA)

Our Farmland Professionals are continually striving to educate themselves to ensure they are providing the best quality service to our clients as possible. One of the ways they stay at the forefront is through Professional Accreditations. The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) offers professional accreditations in both farm management and rural appraising.

To qualify for Accredited Rural Appraiser designation, a farmland professional needs to meet the following qualifications:

  1. 5 years of appraisal experience
  2. 4-year college degree
  3. ASFMRA membership
  4. Completion of ASFMRA course work
  5. Submission of 6 appraisal reports
  6. Pass the ASFMRA accreditation exam

Certified General Real Property Appraiser (CGRPA)

Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI)