Real rates appear to have had a material effect on the behavior of Canadian farmland over the 40-year period studied. This effect was expressed in both average appreciation rates and the likelihood of drawdown – both of which improved as real rates dropped below 4%.
Sustainable agriculture is one area where Canada truly leads by example in the fight to reduce GHGs, manage land over generations and help feed the planet. Zero Till and ESG
Based on the filtered results from a weighted matrixof return factors, a non-acre weighted portfolio ofCanadian row crop farmland can be constructed forinvestors. Factor Analysis of Canadian Farmland Portfolio Construction
Farmland investments are attractive as they provide competitive returns, are effective inflation hedge vehicles and add diversification to investment portfolios. Benefits of Farmland Investments
As people in the emerging economies of India and China make the transition to western standards of living there is an often-overlooked issue – their water consumption is rising dramatically. To put the water issues of the emerging economies into perspective here are some quick
In general, we believe farmland is an attractive long term investment that offers current income, capital appreciation and diversification benefits. In addition, it can be a superior inflation hedge. Since the end of WWII farmland has experienced a steady rise in value with very few
A review of the Canadian farmland investment market over the last 30 years reveals: a farmland holding would have generated Sortino ratios substantially above the ratio generated by S&P 500 over the same period. Farmland Sortino Ratio
A review of the Canadian farmland investment market over the last 10 and 20 years reveals: a farmland holding would have generated omega ratios substantially above one for return thresholds of 0% and 5%. As for a return threshold of 10% omega ratios were substantially