Increasing the Success of Rural and Agricultural Professionals

The American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) South Dakota Chapter provides education, training, and professional support to its local members.

To become a member, apply at

Dates To Remember

2023 DatesEventLocation
Aug 29YPN Event – 6-10pmStartUp Building – Sioux Falls
Aug 29-30Strategic Planning w/ Board & Select MembersSioux Falls
Aug 30SDSU Land and Lending ConferenceSioux Falls
Oct 2-4Yellow BookDeadwood
Oct 4-5Board MeetingDeadwood
Oct 5West River Breakfast MeetingRapid City
Oct 20East River Breakfast MeetingSioux Falls
Nov 10-17ASFMRA Annual ConferenceNashville, TN
Dec 14West River Breakfast MeetingRapid City
Dec 15East River Breakfast MeetingSioux Falls
2024 DatesEventLocation
Jan 23-25Winter Education / Joint Meeting w/ PAASDOacoma
Sep 20Range Seminar w/ Wyoming ChapterDeadwood

SDSU Scholarship

One $1,000 scholarship is available for a South Dakota State University sophomore or junior undergraduate student with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA, and currently pursuing a minor in Land Valuation and Rural Real Estate. 

Additional preferences include a student who,

  • Participates in the university-sponsored club: Society of Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
  • Is active in the Real Estate and Land Valuation Affinity Group activities including annual networking event
  • Participates in the Ness School Career Fair
  • Can articulate an interest in rural appraisal, agricultural consulting, or farm management professions
  • Is currently a resident of South Dakota who can demonstrate financial need

Please contact Ryan McKnight with SDSU for more information.