Field Optimization Advisory Services

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

February 8, 2019

Lisa Loewen, a consultant with Serecon, recently won a Crop advisor casebook from Grainews Magazine wherein she identified that crop patches in rectangular blocks were due to misplaced sectional shut-offs. She indicated that the automatic shut-offs were likely installed on the opposite side which caused double application on the headlands and missed…

Feedlot Appraisals - AB & SK

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

January 16, 2019

Over the last ten years, Serecon has completed over 60 feedlot appraisals throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan. Accordingly, our agricultural appraisers have a strong understanding of the factors that impact the cattle feeding industry. The appraisals range in size from small, medium to large feedlots as well as old, renovated and new feedlots. In addition…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Peace Country

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

December 27, 2018

Real estate market data collected and analyzed thus far in 2018 indicates that farmland values for mostly open, cultivated cropland in the Peace Country of Alberta have appreciated approximately 6% this year. The research data includes areas within or nearby the following municipalities: Mackenzie  Fort Vermillion Northern Lights Manning Northern…

New Calgary Office Location

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

December 5, 2018

 Our office location in Calgary has moved. We are now located in Royal Vista in northwest Calgary at #180 Maple Leaf Professional Centre, 15 Royal Vista Way NW. Above are maps of the office location. You can also find us on google maps here. and our mailing address can be found here.    

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - County of Stettler

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

November 20, 2018

Our team of accredited appraisers have researched farmland values in the County of Stettler. The farming area analyzed is located approximately 70 km east of Red Deer. Farm sales that occurred over the last year have indicated that crop land values have appreciated approximately 10% over the last year. To find out more about farm valuations in this…

Farmland Sales in Saskatchewan

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

October 29, 2018

Serecon completes a significant amount of appraisal work in Saskatchewan. Over our history, we have appraised millions of acres all over the Province. Accordingly, our appraisers have personally seen most areas of Saskatchewan and understand the key factors that drive value in those areas. One important consideration is identifying sales that are non-arm's…

Agricultural Consulting 2018

Tags: Management Consulting

October 2, 2018

The management consultants at Serecon have been busy thus far in 2018. The core of our expertise is in quantifying, qualifying and findings ways to increase value for our clients. So far this year, we have been engaged with government and private associations, municipalities, various farm groups as well as corporate farms and businesses in the following…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Lac Ste. Anne County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

September 10, 2018

Farmland data in Lac Ste. Anne County indicates that agricultural properties in the eastern portion of the municipality have appreciated approximately 10% on average for a typical parcel over the last year. The analysis includes sales research in areas including, but not limited to, the general areas of Onoway, Sandy Beach and Nakamun Lake. To find…

Calculating the Impacts of Farming around Obstructions

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

August 23, 2018

The Obstruction Mapper has been updated to provide landowners and agricultural industry stakeholders with valuable information about the impact of field farming practices on productivity and other factors. The Obstruction Mapper is able to analyze the financial impact of roads, oil and gas sites, grain bins, yardsites, or any other obstructions that…

Saskatchewan Ranch Appraisals

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

August 7, 2018

Over the past year, Serecon has completed valuations of over 20 ranches throughout Saskatchewan. The ranches have been primarily cattle operations with mostly grassland as well as some amount of hay land and crop land. The ranches are generally located in the following areas: Rosthern Kerrobert Kindersley Eatonia Maple Creek Swift Current Consul Val…