Determining Depreciation

December 17, 2018

What are the market forces that cause depreciation to your company or facility – both...

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December 17, 2018

Determining Depreciation

What are the market forces that cause depreciation to your company or facility – both internally and externally?  Appraisers’ depreciation is different than accounting or tax depreciation.  It’s important to find a valuation expert who practices...

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November 30, 2018

Brian Field Receives ASFMRA Early Career Award

A member of the Crown Appraisals team was recently honored by being awarded the Early Career Award from the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA).  Brian has been highly involved with the ASFMRA...

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November 26, 2018

Grain Elevators Caught in Crossfire of a Trade War

The current trade war is causing quite the ripple effect in the agricultural industry.  Depending on whom you ask, China’s 25% retaliatory tariff on soybeans may have caused more of a tidal wave than a paltry...

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November 6, 2018

Going Concern Premise

There is more to your business than just physical assets.  You know that, we know that, but most appraisers don’t understand it.  What about blue sky, goodwill, or intangible assets? At Crown Appraisals, we have the...

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October 16, 2018

Consolidation in Agribusiness

Consolidation is a daily event in the agribusiness industry. What are the driving factors of consolidation? How can you be sure the value of your assets is fully recognized in your potential merger or acquisition? What...

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September 21, 2018

The Value of Valuation in Mergers and Acquisitions

Considering a merger or acquisition?  Interested in preparing an exit strategy for your business?  What about gearing your company for growth?  How does your company compare/stack up to other companies in your industry?  Hiring a knowledgeable...

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August 20, 2018

Confidentiality in the Appraisal Process

Are you aware of the importance of comparable sales in an appraisal analysis?  A thorough analysis of a comparable sale involves more than just confirming the sale price with the county courthouse.  What should appraisers do...

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July 13, 2018

The Three Approaches to Value

What are the key components to an appraisal?  What are the three approaches to value?  We look at a property or business through three lenses – the cost approach, the sales comparison approach, and the income...

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June 19, 2018

Choosing the Right Appraiser

Are there significant valuation decisions on your horizon?  How do you know you have the right valuation advisor on your team?  Does your appraiser really understand your industry?  Check out this clip for a few tips...

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April 17, 2018

Welcome

Hi there! Welcome to our blog. We plan to use this space as a platform to keep you up to date on the goings on in the agribusiness industry! Before we get started sharing our industry...

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