Many managers are coming forward with ideas, but the lack of scalability, high fees and a short track record remain significant hurdles to the sector’s growth, says Frontier’s Martin Thompson.
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Real Asset Portfolio Management, which has advised institutions on more than $1bn in agri investments, says farmland beat all other asset classes over the last 35 years by posting returns of 11.6%.
Livestock producers were among those who benefitted from the uplift, with cattle prices rising nearly 40% in the year to March.
Our interactive map shows inflation along the coasts and Great Lakes, as well as stagnation in the rest of the Midwest.
The farmland REIT paid nearly $10m for the property, which is to be operated under a six-year lease to an Ohio-headquartered cabbage grower.
The $300m acquisition of San-Francisco-based Granular includes both a farm management software platform and AcreValue.com, which aggregates data relating to the US farmland market.
Research suggests the ‘Canada Model’ for pension fund management can lead to superior returns, though a closer look at their agri holdings hints at varying strategies and results.
USDA’s latest Land Values survey shows cropland values have held steady over the past year, though insiders warn prices may fall further.
The Dutch bank said that water conservation policies may drive Saudi companies to seek acquisitions, joint ventures and long-term supply contracts to meet demand for high-quality hay.
The funding will go towards increasing productivity through sustainable practices, ensuring food security, and promoting resilience and climate change mitigation.