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So you want to buy farm land in South America – What are the options ?

So you want to be a farmer in South America. Investing in farmland can make for an intriguing alternative to the stock market. Farmland is  safe historically and a great hedge against inflation and is an asset class that does not correlate with the normal stock market. As the world’s population continues to grow (9.15 billion estimate by 2050) and the global middle-class continues to emerge (with changing dietary habits toward more calories and meat), farmland is poised to become an even more intriguing…

Agriculture investments growing rapidly and expecting to double

Worldwide investors are looking at South America for growing more feed grains, corn and soybeans, as rising global meat consumption propels prices, said Chris Erickson, managing director of Boston-based farm consultancy HighQuest. “What we are seeing right now is a lot of interest from institutional investors, private capital, pensions and endowment foundations to invest in real assets,” he told on an industry seminar in Singapore. Inflows of private capital in agriculture worldwide are expected…