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  • Farmland Investing: A Smart Strategy Made Smarter by Farmland LP’s REIT

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    Two articles recently appeared in the news on farmland investing that demonstrate why Farmland LP’s value-added approach and niche market focus – organic and local – make for smarter farmland investing. The Economist’s article, Barbarians at the farm gate, describes the benefits of farmland investing through an institutional lens. The Economist makes a convincing macro […]
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  • Looking Back: 2014 Summary in Pictures

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    It’s a great time to look back and reflect upon what happened on the farms in 2014.  I like to do this by reviewing the pictures I’ve taken.  If you’ve followed this blog there have been a few posts during the year that told parts of the story as seasons and crops progressed, starting with […]
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  • Ali Partovi: “The Real Reason Organic Costs More”

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    Farmland LP investor and partner Ali Partovi recently spoke at the New York Times’ Food For Tomorrow conference and his topic was…us! Thanks, Ali, for the recognition! We heard from one of the attendees that Ali “brought down the house…both because of his knowledge and passion around the topic, and because of his personal background […]
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  • Tech Investors Plow Money Into Farmland

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    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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  • Investors See Our Sustainably Managed Farms in Action at Annual Event

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    This past Saturday investors, staff, farmers and other friends gathered at our farms near Corvallis for tours and dinner at our annual Oregon Stakeholder Appreciation Event.  I just wanted to put a few of my favorite pictures from the day up to share and say thanks again for all who came.  What we are doing […]
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