International Risk, Finance, & Insurance Conference

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

June 24, 2014

Bob Burden was a keynote speaker at the 3rd International Agricultural Risk, Finance, and Insurance Conference (IARFIC 2014) in Zürich, Switzerland. He discussed the role of non-traditional metrics in risk modelling. Non-traditional metrics are defined by the quality and quantity of the data available as well as the type and integration of the data…

Farmland Values South of Winnipeg

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

June 9, 2014

Serecon has found that good quality, cultivated farm land has appreciated in value approximately 20% over the last 12 months in the RM's of MacDonald and Morris, which are south-southwest of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Contact Serecon to inquire about our Land Value Trend Analyses which provide up-to-date value estimates over a given Benchmark region.  Contact…

Alberta Agricultural Economics Association

May 1, 2014

Markus Weber spoke at the Alberta Agricultural Economics Association's 2014 Conference "Agriculture - Capacity to Grow".   He provided information on the On-Farm Sustainability Initiative, which applies sustainability metrics to agriculture .  Serecon has been assisting an industry-led consortium developing a farm-level calculator.  It would provide…

Farmland Values Southeast of Regina

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

March 25, 2014

Serecon has found that good quality, dryland cultivated farm land has appreciated in value approximately 10% over the last 12 months in the RM of Weyburn, which is southeast of Regina, Saskatchewan. Contact Serecon to inquire about our Land Value Trend Analyses which provide up-to-date value estimates for a given Benchmark region.  Contact Glen Doll…

Farmland Values Southeast of Calgary

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

March 7, 2014

Serecon has found that good quality, dryland cultivated farm land has appreciated in value approximately 17% over the last 24 months in the MD of Foothills and the Country of Vulcan, between the Towns of High River and Vulcan, which are southeast of Calgary, Alberta. This aligns with the findings in Serecon's Land Value Trends Newsletter. Contact Brad…

January 2014 Land Value Trends Newsletter

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

February 20, 2014

The Land Value Trends Newsletter for the last half of 2013 is now available.  With the variability in Gross Income Multiplier (GIM) between provinces, it is difficult to make a definitive forecast about how land values could react if farm revenue drops and with the correlation coefficient indicating that other factors affect farmland values it is…

Serecon's Farm Asset Management

Tags: Farm Asset Management

January 26, 2014

Serecon is excited to announce that Farm Asset Management is a new service line that utilizes our expertise from Valuations & Appraisals as well as Management Consulting. Serecon's past experience in Farm Asset Management as well as our experts' individual experiences on personal farming operations have been focused and directed towards providing our…

March 2013 Land Value Trends Newsletter

Tags: Valuations & Appraisals

March 31, 2013

The First Quarter 2013 Land Value Trends Newsletter is now available. Sign up for the newsletter on our website: www.serecon.ca or view it here: First Quarter 2013 Land Value Trends Newsletter