Economics Archives - Farmland LP

  • Tech Investors Plow Money Into Farmland

    Scott Banister
    When Farmland LP investor Scott Banister’s smiling face showed up on my computer screen, I can’t say that I was completely surprised. The idea that tech investors have “plowed” money into farmland came from a discussion with one of the tech investor themselves, Ali Partovi, who noted the trend and suggested it would be an […]
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  • Craig Wichner Interviewed by Chris Martenson

    Chris Martenson of Peak Prosperity recently interviewed Craig and we’ve been getting a lot of great feedback. The interview is available here both as a Podcast and a transcript.  From emails it is clear that listeners have gotten some “a ha” moments out of it, such as: Seeing how Farmland LP helps young farmers get started […]
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  • Interviewed by Clean Currents

    Thanks to fellow B-Corp Clean Currents for interviewing me.  It was a pleasure meeting them and other B-Corp leaders recently.  Here’s a cross-post from their blog. Written by Megan Barrett Tuesday, 20 November 2012 10:41 Back at the B-Corp Champions Retreat, we met Jason Bradford of Farmland LP. After chatting about sustainable food and the future of […]
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  • The Many Benefits of Multi-Year Crop Rotations

    Farmland LP’s agricultural practices are based on good science and agronomic principles, and a 9-year research project from America’s heartland continues to support what we do.  “Increasing Cropping System Diversity Balances Productivity, Profitability and Environmental Health” is the title of a research paper by scientists from Iowa State University, University of Minnesota and the USDA […]
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  • Google Earth, Rotational Grazing and Mineralization, Part 2

    Or, What You See from Space (and What You Don’t) Part 2 of 2 In the first post of this series, I explained how rotational grazing quickly builds soil organic matter (SOM).  In this second part I discuss the importance of SOM for organic farming. Mineralization for Organic Farming Mineralization is the process by which […]
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