Manitoba Farmland Value Trend - RMs of Harrison Park and Hamiota

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

March 7, 2018

The appraisal team at Serecon have investigated rural property transactions in the Rural Municipalities of Harrison Park and Hamiota which are located northwest of Brandon, Manitoba, south of Riding Mountain National Park, and nearby Minnedosa. The real estate market in this area indicates that cropland values have risen approximately 10% in 2017.…

Saskatchewan Farmland Value Trend - Northeast Region 2017

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

February 28, 2018

Market research in the northeast region of Saskatchewan indicates that cropland has appreciated in value approximately 9% on average in 2017. The analysis includes sales research in areas including, but not limited to, Humboldt, Melfort, Prince Albert, Nipawin, and Tisdale. Lease rates in these areas were primarily in the range of $50 - $60 per acre…

Serecon Scholarship 2018

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

February 20, 2018

Congratulations to Emmalyn Elgersma who was awarded the Serecon Leadership Scholarship. Emmalyn has demonstrated superior academic achievements at the University of Alberta. Serecon is happy to assist her and other students in pursuing their goals. The Serecon Leadership Scholarship, which has been offered since 2001, is awarded annually to a student…

Alberta Farmland Values Trend - MD of Willow Creek

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

February 5, 2018

Agricultural appraisal analysis in the MD of Willow Creek, which is about 90 km south of Calgary, indicates that open farmland in the the municipality has increased in value approximately 8% over the last year. This area includes the general areas around Claresholm, Fort MacLeod, and Nanton. To find out more about the real estate market in this area…

Saskatchewan Farmland Value Trend - Northwest Region 2017

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

January 25, 2018

Market research in the northwest region of Saskatchewan indicates that cropland has appreciated in value approximately 4% on average in 2017. The analysis includes sales research in areas including, but not limited to, North Battleford, Meadow Lake, and Prince Albert. Lease rates in these areas were primarily in the range of $45- $55 per acre with…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Beaver County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

January 8, 2018

Market analysis in Beaver County, approximately 65 km southeast of Edmonton, and generally in between Camrose, Viking, Vegreville, and Tofield, has determined that cultivated land has seen a modest increase in value in 2017 of approximately 4% for typical lands in the area.  Farm appraisal analyses of the real estate market indicates a healthy…

Value Added Agricultural Advisory

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

December 20, 2017

Our specialists in the business of agriculture have been providing expertise in many different areas of the agricultural industry. In the fourth quarter of 2017, Serecon has been advising clients in the following areas: Best Management Practices in Agriculture Municipal Agricultural Strategies Environmental Farm Plan Benchmarking Loss Quantification…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Lacombe County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

December 6, 2017

A review of farmland sales in the northwestern portion of Lacombe County indicates that cultivated farmland in this area has increased in value by approximately 5% in 2017. Although there are varying land characteristics in this area, the market indicates that there is good demand for quality farmland in Lacombe County. Email or phone Bruce Simpson…

Alberta Farmland Value Trend - Lethbridge County

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Valuations & Appraisals

November 22, 2017

Agricultural appraisal research and sales analysis in the Coaldale, Alberta area which is located in Lethbridge County in southern Alberta, indicates that there has continued to be strong demand for irrigated farmland. Market data indicates that property values have appreciated approximately 10% in 2017. This area has seen a considerable amount of…

Yield Loss Due to Correctable Irrigation Inefficiency

Tags: Farm Asset Management, Management Consulting

November 8, 2017

With advances in aerial technology and drones, farmers are now able to view their fields and crops in different ways. The above picture is just one example. The photo displays an irrigated quarter section of silage corn that was captured from drone footage. As you can see, there are a number of ripples in the corn stand. These ripples were only present…