Highlights reveal the following based on a 30-year analysis of Canadian farmland performance:
• Farmland holdings would have improved the financial performance of the typical investment portfolio;
• The realized volatility of farmland over this period was lower than stocks;
• The realized return on farmland over this period was greater than bonds;
• Farmland provided a low correlation to traditional financial asset returns;
• Domestic institutional investors are under-invested in farmland relative to efficient frontier analysis.