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Why private capital is a good match for regenerative ag

A USDA-backed report has provided clear direction for private fund managers interested in tapping growing institutional demand for regenerative agricultural investment strategies.
Weather conditions in eastern Australia remain challenging, but farmland has continued to deliver strong capital growth for investors

End of Australia’s ‘liquidity squeeze’ could lead to a slowdown in land price growth

A lack of available land has kept prices high during the drought in Austraila’s eastern states, but that may change as some investors lose patience and look to cash out.

Is ag starting to see some real convergence?

Signs of eroding barriers between largely separate corners of the markets are generating excitement and offer hints for managers looking to meet new demand.

The data are out there – ag must present them more effectively

A huge amount of alternative data sources have emerged, but the industry needs to assist official agencies with collection and analysis.

History lessons from the British Empire

A history of food’s role in the development of the British Empire offers a compelling beach read for anyone taking a step back to assess a dizzying year of developments in global ag.

Four takeaways from Agri Investor’s Australia Forum

This year’s conference saw more LPs than ever before, as agriculture continues to grow as an asset class.

This year’s washout raises a flood of questions

Historic rainfall levels have presented US ag producers and investors with their clearest weather-related challenge since 2012’s drought.

Investors want sustainable beef production

The latest annual update to the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework shows an industry trying to get on the front foot with consumers and investors.

Finding a place for aquaculture

As the aquaculture industry weighs whether its future is onshore, in the open-ocean or both, private equity investors have an opportunity to help develop a market seen as key to meeting future protein demand.

Visibility needed as ‘mixed’ sentiment hits east-coast Australian grains

The first wheat imports to Australia in years raise concerns about the sector – but there is still interest in cropping properties.
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