Chris Janiec is a reporter with Agri Investor. Based in New York, Janiec coordinates coverage of private investment into global food and agriculture with colleagues in London and Greece. Previously, Janiec covered non-bank capital markets for PEI’s Private Debt Investor, taught international relations and US foreign policy at China Foreign Affairs University in Beijing and worked as an analyst of petroleum and shipping markets in New York.
Amid reports that water worries are pushing investors north into the Pacific Northwest, California farmland markets are preparing for a new regulatory regime one manager says will create winners and losers.
After taking the helm at the NYSE-traded secondary marketplace for agricultural loans in October, Brad Nordholm tells Agri Investor it is getting harder to make generalizations about its agricultural borrowers.
A memo from acting director Corey Amon highlighted Homestead’s ESG policy and the downside protection offered by “lease structures that transfer the burden of productive yield and crop prices to the farm operator.”