Rural appraiser recognized for service


Walla Walla appraiser John P. “Jack” Fredrickson, accredited rural appraiser and owner of Associated Appraisers of Walla Walla, was recently honored by the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers for 35 years of membership.

Fredrickson is an agricultural professional who provides services for clients that include farmland sales and management, plus rural appraisals. The society is the largest and oldest professional association that provides opportunities for development through educational and meeting offerings and a strict standard of code of conduct and ethics to its members, according to the announcement.

The organization represents nearly 2,000 agribusiness professionals across the U.S. and Canada. Members provide farm or ranch management, rural appraisal and appraisal review or agricultural consulting services. Founded in 1929, the society is a pioneer organization in rural property issues and education, focusing on creation and maintenance of a professionally trained group of accredited farm managers, accredited rural appraisers, real property review appraisers, and accredited agricultural consultants.

Professional managers represent owners of more than 25 million acres of U.S. farmland. Professional rural appraisers provide valuation estimates on more than 50 million acres of farm, ranch and natural resource lands annually.


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