Covid-19 and Current Economics: Observed Impacts on Farmland Values

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

June 3, 2020

As of today, our farm appraisers have observed that farmland values have remained largely on trend with the existing value trend in the given area or values have held steady in most rural areas throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan. Properties located in closer proximity to major urban centers have experienced modest downwards trends over the last few…

Agriculture, Agri-Food & Land Experts

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

May 5, 2020

Our team at Serecon has years of experience as professionals as well as professionals in training and professional support staff. Our expertise is founded on an extensive list of educational achievements throughout our 17 current team members in additional to past members who have contributed to our skill sets. The following lists the academic and…

Estate Appraisals

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

April 13, 2020

Family members, executors, lawyers and accountants regularly seek farm and agricultural appraisals from Serecon for estate and/or probate purposes. Our six AACI certified appraisers on staff have the experience and expertise to provide comprehensive appraisals for such clients. Given that our focus is entirely on land and rural properties, we understand…

Farmland Value Trend Newsletter - 2019

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

March 27, 2020

The latest Farmland Value Trend Newsletter has now been released, summarizing the agricultural real estate trend in Alberta and Saskatchewan for 2019. 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 2019 Farmland Value Trend Newsletter or…

Saskatchewan Appraisals - Border to Border to Border

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

February 17, 2020

In December, January and February, Serecon has completed farmland and ranchland appraisal projects for both deeded and leased properties along the Saskatchewan-Alberta border; along the Saskatchewan-Manitoba border as well as along the Saskatchewan-USA border. In addition, we have traveled thousands of kilometers in between looking at and analyzing…

Red Deer County Appraisals

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

January 14, 2020

Over the last three years alone, our accredited appraisers have appraised thousands of acres of farmland, ranchland, recreational land and country residential properties throughout Red Deer County. The areas researched is diverse including properties located nearby Gleniffer Lake, Spruce View, Markerville, Sylvan Lake, Penhold, Red Deer, Pine Lake,…

Investment Fund Appraisals

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting, Valuations & Appraisals

December 16, 2019

Serecon continues to provide appraisal and agricultural consulting services to investment funds throughout western Canada; mainly in northern BC, southern Manitoba and all of Alberta and Saskatchewan. Although transaction activity has slowed over recent years compared to past years, we have extended our expertise to more farmland partnerships or corporate…

Surge in Vertical Farming Advisory Services

Tags: Management Consulting

November 28, 2019

The recent surge in interest in vertical farming in Canada has brought Serecon several new projects from operators and prospective investors seeking to compare the different vertical farming models and their economic feasibility. Given our experience producing accurate business plans for large-scale greenhouse operations, we have achieved a smooth…

Kneehill County & Starland County Appraisals

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

November 12, 2019

Serecon has appraised over 10,000 acres of land in Kneehill County and Starland County over the last several years. The appraisals studied and analyzed well over 20,000 acres of market data in these areas. Given our coverage across these municipalities, we understand current market trends and the various factors impacting the marketplace. Specifically,…

After Harvest: Ag Drone School

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

October 18, 2019

If you've been thinking of using a drone on your farm, Serecon's strategic partner LandView Drones has more Ag Drone Schools this fall. With knowledge of rules and camera capabilities, you will be able to choose a system and know how to use it to its full potential. Learn how to create maps of crops, digital elevation models, or use a thermal camera…