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Oregon and New Mexico State Retirement Funds – Headed to Brazil Farmland – May the Universe Have Mercy

Touch the Soil News #192 A theme we cover frequently is the massive flow of monies into farmland. Our research shows that the world has far more investment dollars than there are investment opportunities. For example, on September 28, 2015, the U.S. Treasury was looking to borrow $18 billion for a period of 91 days. When the U.S. Treasury put the word out, there was $69 billion that lined up to lend the money to the United States. In other words, there was 3.8 dollars willing to lend for every 1 dollar the U.S. Treasury needed. This means that $51 billion dollars – that wanted to invest in the U.S…

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