An International Story – Water Gives Land its Value

Touch the Soil News #1797 (Feature Photo  Worrall Creek Aggregation – Courtesy of JLL Agribusiness) Queensland Country Life news, brings us the unusual story of the coming sale of a one of Australia’s largest farms – 66,000 acres. Called the Worral Creek Aggregation, the farm is in Australia, where few farms have adequate water. This…

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Farmland LP – Changing Farms to Organic

Positive Future News #908 (Feature Photo – Organic Produce – CCA SA 3.0 Unported, Elina Mark) Farmland LP is an interesting business model. They buy farmland, transition the land to organics and upgrade all other aspects of the farm. Farmland LP then oversees the production while selecting the farmers that will grow the crops.  Farmland…

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Who Is Buying U.S. Farms?

Touch the Soil News #1692 (Feature Photo – A U.S. farm planted into corn – Public Domain) Farmlandgrab.org brings us more insights on who is buying American farms. A large player is Homestead Capital. Homestead Capital invests other people’s money into buying and owning farmland. New on the block is the State Universities Retirement System…

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