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Better value in less developed markets, Nuveen says

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.

Producers expect land value stabilization

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.

LPs: How to make a start in agri

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.

Nuts about Brazil: Why Japan’s trading houses are going big in South America

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.

Key questions all agtech start-ups should be able to answer

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.

Paraguay’s grass-fed cattle market a strong growth opportunity

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.

Timberland appraisal timing

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.

Learning from Brazil’s ‘Weak Meat’ scandal

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.

Agtech holds key for institutional investors

Benjamin Belldegrun, managing partner with Pontifax AgTech Management, makes the case for why institutional investors should get excited about agtech companies.

Rabobank: As the crop cycle turns

Rabobank senior farm inputs analyst Kenneth Zuckerberg outlines key themes underpinning the ongoing transformation of the farm inputs sector.
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