Farmland has demonstrated strong absolute returns over the past several decades. It averaged ~10% total annual returns (income + price appreciation) from 1992 to 2018.
Data representative through December 2018.
Sources: Farmland Values: NCREIF Farmland Index, Timberland Values: NCREIF Timberland Index, Real Estate Values: NCREIF Property Index, Stocks Values: S&P 500 Index, Bonds Values: Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index
Diversifying your Portfolio with Farmland
In this webinar, we will discuss how American farmland, one of the most resilient asset classes over the past 40 years, performed in times of turmoil, including the Great Financial Crisis.
Farmland is becoming an increasingly important portfolio addition for institutional investors
Now It’s Your Turn!
The increasing scarcity of farmland and its lack of correlation with other asset classes make it an exceptionally strong diversification tool for virtually any portfolio that have driven institutions to significantly increase their investments in farmland over the last 30 years.
Sources: NCREIF Farmland Index - Growth in Market Value and Property Count, 1991 - 2019
How does farmland investing differ from real estate? How does farmland generate returns? What are the ways to invest in farmland? Who should invest in farmland? What are the risks? Find all answers in our free introduction to farmland investing in our white paper.