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17 – Jul – 2023

Bisnow: Inside the Growing Real Estate Asset Class That’s a Favorite of Bill Gates, the Mormon Church

A series of unknowns loom over commercial real estate, with uncertainty sidelining many investors and motivating a small but growing number to cut their losses and bet on American farmland, an asset that remains in high demand even as prices soar. Farmland is known for its historically strong returns, low volatility and ability to act […]
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Farmer Stories
11 – Jul – 2023

Prayers Answered: A Young Farmer Gets His Start

You could see the pride in Wyatt Bolding’s face as he inspected the perfectly manicured rows of his 280-acre soybean crop in West Carroll Parish, Louisiana. “I walk this field a lot to make sure it’s doing well,” he told us. “We’ve been blessed this year and the crop looks great. The beans are kind […]
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In the News
06 – Jul – 2023

FPI President and CEO Discusses Farmland with Nareit

During a recent trip to New York City, Farmland Partners President and CEO Luca Fabbri sat down with Nareit to discuss agriculture’s economic strength, the farmland market, renewable energy, and the company’s performance. Check out the full interview below. Note: This interview contains Forward Looking Statements.
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FPI Insights
21 – Jun – 2023

Setting the Floor, Not the Ceiling

It was the Tuesday after Thanksgiving and Sam Woodrow, Farmland Partners Inc.’s Acquisitions and Management Associate for the Midwest, logged onto an online auction for a farm in Schuyler County, Illinois. Woodrow wasn’t optimistic about casting a winning bid. After all, he’d been outbid in dozens of auctions in 2022. Then the unexpected happened. FPI […]
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FPI Insights
06 – Jun – 2023

The Promised Land of OZ

Congress passed a massive 185-page tax-cut package in December 2017 to spur the economy. Included in it was a six-page provision encouraging investments in real estate projects and operating businesses located in low-income communities. Here’s how it works. Governors from each state designate opportunity zones, or OZs, comprised of economically distressed census tracts. Individual investors […]
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In the News
02 – Jun – 2023

Company Leaders Featured on Popular Farming Podcasts

Paul Pittman and Eric Sarff have been pretty busy lately. In addition to their day jobs, the two have taken time to conduct lengthy interviews with some of agriculture’s biggest podcasts. Paul, the Executive Chairman of Farmland Partners, recently sat down with Modern Acre, a podcast managed by Tim and Tyler Nuss. The brothers are […]
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FPI Insights
01 – May – 2023

Not All Farmland is Created Equal

Like most people, we are intrigued by ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence chatbot that, among other things, can instantly spit out professional sounding prose to just about any question you can pose. So, we tested it out and asked the platform, “Is farmland a good investment, and why?” “Investing in farmland can be a good opportunity, […]
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In the News
24 – Apr – 2023

MWA’s Eric Sarff Discusses the Farmland Market with Farm Broadcasters

The National Association of Farm Broadcasting recently sat down with Eric Sarff, president of Murray Wise Associates (MWA), to discuss the current farmland market. Their conversation was subsequently shared with farm broadcasters across the country and was aired by dozens of stations throughout the Midwest. In the interview, Sarff explained that, while interest rates have […]
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In the News
24 – Mar – 2023

FPI Rings in National Ag Day with Nareit

March 21 was the 50th anniversary of National Ag Day – a day celebrated throughout the agricultural community to help draw attention to the meaningful impact that farmers and ranchers have on our everyday lives. To mark the occasion, the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (Nareit) featured Luca Fabbri, CEO of Farmland Partners, […]
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FPI Insights
13 – Mar – 2023

Losing 4.3 Acres of Farmland a Minute

Approximately 943 million acres of farmland spanned America in 2000, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). By 2022, farmland acreage had dropped to about 893.4 million. That’s the equivalent of losing all the farmland in Indiana three times over. Put another way, the United States has removed, on average, 4.3 acres of farmland […]
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