Certified Appraisers are responsible for evaluating and placing monetary value on various items within the agricultural sector. An example of these are property divisions, estate planning, valuing agribusiness, establishing value for potential sale, and appraising conservation easements.
What responsibilities will I have?
What education and training is required?
An associates or more preferably bachelor’s degree in agricultural business, economics, marketing or commodity specific (crop/animal) area is needed to pursue a career as a Certified Appraiser. Many also required certification.
To pursue a career as a Certified Appraiser:
The following high school courses are recommended: agricultural education, science geography and mathematics.
Agricultural lending companies, appraisal firms, law firms, insurance companies, state and federal government agencies and there are opportunities to be self-employed.
Future Job Market/Outlook.
The future outlook for Certified Appraisers is projected to be good.
Suggested Professional Organizations and Associations.