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While rising US interest rates will put a cap on timber prices, a stronger link between forestry and energy markets will help bring stability, say David Brand and MaryKate Bullen of New Forests.
Tree-nut and fish processing, Australian farmland and Uruguayan timber offer good opportunities amid rising institutional demand for agri, according to the firm's head of natural resources.
Hertz Real Estate Services president Douglas Hensley tells Agri Investor that a strong harvest and recent farmland market resilience have helped buoy sentiment among producers, echoing the findings of the latest Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University and CME Group.
Venturing into new asset classes can be daunting for the wisest investor, but a global and diversified model can help reduce the risk, writes Peter Roney, CIO of Aqueduct Investment Partners.
The rush of Japanese traders securing grain origination in the emerging market giant offers lessons and opportunities for the broader investor community. Roberto Vitón, managing director at Valoral Advisors, takes a deep dive into their strategies and track records.
Brad Fabbri, chief science officer at technology and venture development firm TechAccel, goes through a checklist of points budding companies need to address in priority if they are to successfully raise money.
With the Brazilian cattle market hit by scandal, investors should look to its South American neighbor Paraguay for a resilient growth story, says Roberto Vitón, managing director at Valoral Advisors.
Kevin Bates of Olympic Resource Management describes the shortcomings of the current practice of conducting timberland appraisals at the end of the fourth quarter each year.
Monica Ganley, founder and principal of Quarterra, offers her thoughts on the fallout from the recent Brazilian meat scandal, 'Carne Fraca,' and how investors can learn from it.
Benjamin Belldegrun, managing partner with Pontifax AgTech Management, makes the case for why institutional investors should get excited about agtech companies.
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