Research & Data

Northwest US leads timber returns in 2017

Big deals have pulled valuations upwards in the South and Northwest, while Lake States assets have depreciated so steadily in recent quarters that they are now close to 2013 levels.

Listed agri tumbles in Q4

French stocks were a rare good news on this side of the Atlantic, though European stocks vastly outperformed their US peers in the whole of 2017.

Earthly matters: Farmland returns, permanent vs annual

Farmland performance is bouncing back, but not every asset is benefiting the same. We single out the winners in an interactive chart.

Cannabis fundraising booms despite federal crackdown

While Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made it hard for marijuana businesses to bank their growing piles of cash, dealmaking continues apace.

Root cause: US pellets, an oligopoly?

Organic growth, attrition and acquisitions explain why an ever-larger share of the country's wood-pellet production is in fewer hands. We single out the winners in a couple of charts.

LPs warm to fundless co-investments

One-third of limited partners are willing to pay for deals where they are not an existing fund investor, according to a survey by Asante Capital Group.

Eaten away: Feed prices and margins on Canadian livestock

Despite a weaker currency, Canadian farmers may not manage to undercut their US peers. We explore why in an interactive chart.

Greenhouse with envy: Emissions vs subsidies

An innovative study by the Inter-American Development Bank studies the link between greenhouse gas emissions and policy support. We sum up the results in an interactive chart.

Talking turkey: who’s gobbling up the market?

Production of the bird has grown eightfold over the past 50 years. As we show in a couple of charts, thanks for the boom can be given to the US, but the EU has also stepped up its game.

Animal spirits: What drives US farm cash receipts

Farmers can rejoice at a small boost to their incomes in 2017. But, as we show in this chart, they don’t owe it to the money they’re harvesting from crops.

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