Sustainability in Field Crops

Tags: Management Consulting

October 16, 2017

The Serecon team has for many years been involved in numerous initiatives aimed at maintaining and improving the sustainability of agriculture. Once harvest wraps up, stakeholders across crop production value chains again start congregating to discuss and support efforts at continuous improvement in agricultural sustainability. Serecon will be participating…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Westlock County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

September 22, 2017

Data analysis by our appraisers has indicated that cultivated farmland property values in Westlock County, which is located approximately 60 km northwest of Edmonton, have increased approximately 6% from the summer of 2016 to the summer of 2017.  For a specific indication of your farmland portfolio, contact Serecon to inquire about our Valuations…

Saskatchewan Farmland Value Trend - Northeast Region

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

September 4, 2017

Market research in the northeast region of Saskatchewan indicates that land values for good quality cropland has appreciated approximately 8% on average in the first half of 2017. The analysis includes sales research in areas including, but not limited to, the general areas of Prince Albert, Humboldt, Naicam, Melfort, and Nipawin. We have inspected…

Development Land & Holding Properties - Western Canada

Tags: Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

August 23, 2017

Over the few years, Serecon has appraised dozens of development lands and holding properties in and around major cities in western Canada including Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, Medicine Hat, and Red Deer. Moreover, we have also completed urban fringe valuations in smaller centres such as High River, Okotoks, Airdrie, Chestermere, Cochrane,…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Mountain View County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

August 8, 2017

Continual appraisal analysis in Mountain View County, which is about 40 km north of Calgary, indicates that high quality farmland in the eastern portion of the municipality has increased in value approximately 16% over the last year. The area with the strongest demand for farmland is along the Highway #2 corridor, more or less in the general areas…

Saskatchewan Farmland Value Trend - West Central Region

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

July 27, 2017

Market research in the west central region of Saskatchewan indicates that land values for good quality cropland has appreciated approximately 10% on average over the last six months. The analysis includes sales research in areas including, but not limited to, the general areas of Moose Jaw, Swift Current, Kindersley, Biggar, Outlook, and Davidson.…

Alberta Farmland Value Trends - Flagstaff County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

July 12, 2017

Quality farmland in Flagstaff County, which is located approximately 120 km southeast of Edmonton, has experienced moderate appreciation in value over the last year. Appraisal analysis of property in that area indicates that productive agricultural land has increased about 7% in value from the summer of 2016 to the summer of 2017. To find out more…

AgriWorkforce Roundtable – Evaluating Compensation Solutions

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

July 6, 2017

Last week, Serecon was invited to attend the AgriWorkforce Roundtable, organized by the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC), to present on findings on a wage rate survey conducted for the Canadian mushroom industry. The objective of the roundtable was to facilitate discussion of the opportunities and challenges experienced by the agricultural…

Alberta Farmland Value Trends - Vulcan County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

June 28, 2017

Farm appraisal research in Vulcan County, which is located southeast of Calgary and north of Lethbridge, indicates that there has been strong market activity in that municipality over the last year. While the two prior years indicated a stable marketplace with limited market activity wherein land values were holding at a value threshold, the last 12…

Calgary & Area Appraisals

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

June 21, 2017

So far in 2017, Serecon has completed the valuation of over 100 properties in Calgary and area which includes lands within Calgary, Chestermere, High River, Bragg Creek, Rocky View County, and the MD of Foothills. The appraisal and real estate consulting work ranges from the analysis of acreages, to farmland, to holding properties, to agri-businesses…