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The Farmland Grab Saga Continues

Touch the Soil News #1670 (Feature Photo – Soybeans – USDA Public Domain)

TIAA – Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America – has about $1.1 trillion of assets under management – much of that represents the retirement savings of teachers, medical professionals, and governmental professions. TIAA has been the target of activists for its role in purchasing farmland around the world. The following article reports that TIAA boasts that it is the largest manager of farmland in the world. TIAA has acquired over 2 million acres of farmland globally and is a leader in the corporate speculation on farmland in the United States. You can read the full story here:

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