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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.

Finally, some numbers in agtech

Four years after its first fundraising boom, the sector is starting to generate exits. The valuation and return data coming with them will attract institutional money.

Loan delinquencies on the rise, says Farmer Mac

Borrower-specific factors rather than a broader malaise explain much of the increase, according to acting president Lowell Junkins.

Central European farmland prices outpacing every other region

Booming values in Poland, Bulgaria and Romania should not prompt investors to overlook the region’s political and economic uncertainties, according to Savills' latest report.

Meaty issue: US protein consumption is bouncing back

A rare four-year growth streak is helping meat eating recover from a big drop during the recession, with poultry most in demand.

Brexit not the only force driving UK land values

A ‘counter-intuitive’ lack of supply is helping to balance out uncertainty caused by Brexit, a mitigating factor more prevalent in Scotland than England.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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