Money For the Rest of Us
Money For the Rest of Us
J. David Stein
Should You Invest in Farmland?
26 minutes Posted Mar 10, 2021 at 9:00 am.
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How much can you earn investing in farmland and what are the risks? What are the ways to invest in farmland?

Topics covered include:

  • What determines farmland investment returns
  • How much has U.S. farmland appreciated historically
  • How much income does farmland investing generate
  • Why the amount of U.S. farmland is shrinking
  • Has another commodity supercycle started
  • Why U.S. farmers are dependent on exports
  • What are farmland investing risks
  • What farmland investment vehicles are available
  • How to evaluate a farmland investment opportunity

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Show Notes

Farmland Values, Land Ownership, and Returns to Farmland, 2000-2016 by Christopher Burns, Nigel Key, Sarah Tulman, Allison Borchers, and Jeremy Weber—United States Department of Agriculture

Land Values 2020 Summary—United States Department of Agriculture

Farming and Farm Income—Economic Research Service United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Markets and Prices: Towards 2025—Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

U.S. Agricultural Trade at a Glance—Economic Research Service United States Department of Agriculture

Why Invest In Farmland?—AcreTrader


Farmland Index Posts First Negative Return in 19 Years by Mike Walsten—Pro Farmer

NCREIF Farmland Property Index

Lumber Prices Are Soaring. Why Are Tree Growers Miserable? by Ryan Dezember and Vipal Monga—The Wall Street Journal

Pistachio industry looks to reposition product amid supply boom by John Cox—The Bakersfield California

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