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Investors looking to reap rewards from non-GMO price premiums may face additional costs from exposure to genetically engineered material.
Europe and the US led organic consumption in 2014, driven by supply to mainstream supermarkets.
Fund manager Anholt bought 2,700 hectares of farmland on behalf of the family office-based philanthropic foundation, a significant portion of which is organically farmed.
Organics make up less than 1% of US corn and soy acreage despite higher returns.
Regenerative agriculture-focused fund manager Farmland LP has acquired a property in Willamette Valley, Oregon, from family-owned Olsen Agricultural Enterprise.
On Monday, Agri Investor’s editor joined three agri-investment professionals on Resonance FM’s N@ked Short Club.
The US regenerative agriculture fund manager has hired Stephen Hohenrieder from Bio-Logical Capital and has certified another 120 acres as organic.
WISErg Corp, a waste management and organic fertiliser producer, has raised $11m in Series B funding in a round led by Second Avenue Partners, an early stage investment firm.
Fonterra’s latest downwards revision of the milk price could hit some dairy farmers hard, according to Agro-Ecological, the New Zealand investment manager.

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