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Canola Prices Continue to Rally – at 13 Year Highs

“Canola prices, which have been steadily climbing since Christmas, surged to a 13-year high last week. According to government data, Canada has already exported nearly 33 per cent more canola year-to-date over last year, and a Reuters report  suggests Canada is already running short of

Bill Gates Largest Farmland Owner in US

According to Forbes “Bill Gates, the fourth richest person in the world and a self-described nerd who is known for his early programming skills rather than his love of the outdoors, has been quietly snatching up 242,000 acres of farmland across the U.S. — enough

Farmland Prices Resilient to Economic Cycles

“Farmland has historically proven to be uncorrelated to economic cycles, experiences substantially less volatility compared with broad market indexes and traditional asset classes, and has exhibited value durability over time. During the 2008 financial crisis for example, the most comparable crisis to the current one,

Jim Rogers “Invest in farmland” – Motley Fool

This isn’t the first time Rogers has warned about a giant bear market. He’s been notoriously bearish over most of the last decade. He went on record calling for a massive decline back in 2018 and was telling investors to invest in physical assets like

Farmland piques global investor interest amid pandemic – The Asset

While farmland has long been considered a safe-haven investment, the Covid-19 pandemic and a general trend towards environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing are pushing more institutional investors, particularly pension funds, to look more closely at this alternative asset class. Two factors are driving this

In a Sea of Red, an Inviting Patch of Green

One often overlooked real estate segment has held its ground in the broader market retreat that began in February, and its resilience may help lift its status in the eyes of investors and portfolio managers. Farmland has a reputation as a safe, if boring, investment