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Capital gains propel Australia’s permanent ag to the top of the crop

The latest NCREIF Australian Farmland Index, which splits annual and permanent cropland for the first time, shows ag returns Down Under continuing to outperform the US.

Australian winter crop to fall by 12% as drought bites in east

The national crop is forecast to be 9% below the 20-year average despite a strong showing from Western Australia.

Soaring demand for Australian land ‘to keep driving prices higher’

Rabobank’s inaugural Land Price Outlook argues sustained demand from farmers and investors will allow prices to weather macro headwinds over the next two years.

Pessimism among farmers and land buyers as trade war rages

After the largest ever one-month drop in agricultural producer sentiment, the 'top 20 wealthiest families' are best placed to hunt for bargains, an insider says.

Farmers’ acquisitive mood outweighs macro concerns as US land appreciates

Buyers have shifted from auctions to sale-leasebacks at a time when trade tensions may significantly alter planting decisions, industry insiders tell Agri Investor.

The US’s most productive farmland is shrinking

Tracts of agricultural land are being lost to urban development, says the American Farmland Trust. We canvassed the market to understand what investors can gain from targeting assets covered by conservation easements.

DOWNLOAD: Lease or operate?

In the second of a series, we map out the ag fund universe by strategy. Flick through our presentation to find the vehicle that fits your bill.

Data snapshot: Listed agri is losing it

Small-caps are the only segment to post gains in Q1, with US agribusiness stocks underperforming their European peers.

Exclusive: Row-crop returns to stay beneath 8 percent over next half decade

Boston-headquartered AgIS highlights rising interest rates as the greatest near-term threat to agriculture in its annual market overview, of which Agri Investor was able to get a preview.

Data snapshot: Top 10 shifts as timberland index branches out

There have been significant changes in the rankings of the largest owners and managers of North American forests in recent months... and more are likely in store.

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