Farmland Value Trend Newsletter - 2022

March 10, 2023

The latest Farmland Value Trend Newsletter has now been released, summarizing the agricultural real estate trend in Alberta and Saskatchewan for 2022. In an effort to provide an analysis that reflects variances across the province, we have again included regional analyses. For complete details, please download the 2022 Farmland Value Trend Newsletter or…

Cattle and Forage Joint Project

February 1, 2023

Serecon is teaming up with BC Cattlemen’s Association (BCCA) and BC Forage Council (BCFC) on an Agriculture Climate Solutions Living Labs project focused on Extended Grazing Season and Winter-Feeding Strategies for cattle producers in British Columbia. From a cattle industry perspective, the need to assess the economics and costs/benefits of extended…

Land Sales and Value Trends

Tags: Advisory Services, Valuations & Appraisals

December 19, 2022

Our team of agricultural appraisers have continued to observe strong market conditions and upward trends in land values in many areas throughout western Canada. As most appraisal assignments are required to establish a current market valuation, the necessity for current market sales data and knowledge of value trends in specific micro or sub-markets…

Economic Impact Studies

Tags: Advisory Services, Management Consulting

November 17, 2022

Serecon is working on several economic impact studies within various agricultural industries. The analysis for economic impact studies is a method of evaluating the economic effects of a particular policy, project, industry, or event on a specific region or community. This type of analysis typically involves examining the direct, indirect, and induced…

LandView Drones - Ag Drone School

Tags: Advisory Services, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

October 20, 2022

Get real value from a drone on your farm, from finding cattle to mapping crops with multispectral cameras.  The LandView Drones Ag Drone School will take you from first takeoff to legal autonomous mapping missions in two days.The first schools are located in Alberta (Claresholm, Benalto, Forestburg, and Cherhill).  Overall, we'll have 18 locations…

Southern Alberta Irrigated Land Value Trend

Tags: Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

September 13, 2022

Our real estate appraisal work in southern Alberta for irrigated farmland has found increased demand for irrigation in the prime irrigated areas as well as the non-prime areas. Research and analysis in the main irrigation districts of St. Mary River Irrigation District (SMRID), Lethbridge Northern Irrigation District (LNID), Bow River Irrigation District…

Food Processing Facilities

Tags: Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

August 16, 2022

Appraisals of food processing facilities and the associated handling equipment are typically completed as stand-alone appraisals but can be integrated as part of a larger appraisal process.  These appraisals are generally similar to grain handling facilities, pulse processing facilities, other commodity handling facilities, seed cleaning plants,…

Economic Impact of Agricultural Research & Investments

Tags: Advisory Services, Management Consulting

July 4, 2022

Earlier this year Serecon began assessing the economic impact of extension activities for a number of Alberta’s applied research associations (ARA) and forage associations (FA). This work is driven by the knowledge that research and agricultural investments are believed to be one of the driving factors in the historical and future strengthening…

New AACI Appraiser at Serecon

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

June 14, 2022

Serecon is happy to announce a new AACI designated appraiser on our team as Lisa Loewen, from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, has recently earned her professional status. She joins our accredited staff who collectively have the following designations: Accredited Appraiser Canadian Institute (AACI), Professional Appraiser (P.App.), Accredited Rural Appraiser…

Serecon Office in Southern Ontario

Tags: Advisory Services, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

May 2, 2022

Serecon is happy to announce that after years of completing projects for various businesses and organizations in Ontario, we now have a physical office in southern Ontario. Our Peterborough branch office is headed by Joshua Arias who has recently joined our team on a full time basis but has completed numerous projects in the past with us. Connect with…