Ep. 11 Why Invest in Farmland?

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This week's episode features our co-founder and host, Bob Simpson, who gives you, the investor, a chance to hear from industry experts about why you should consider investing in farmland.

Today's Expert Guest

Kent Willmore
President & CEO
AGinvest Properties Canada Inc.

Today's Questions of Interest
Kent's background, growing up on a farm and getting into this investment space.
Are baby boom farmers looking to exit their business with kids resisting the legacy?
Is farmland owned 50/50 by elderly farmers and corporations?
Describe the work that you do to make investments available to people like our listeners.
Is it a good idea to invest in farmland, especially down in Southwestern Ontario?
Can you explain the one group you've rented to using technology to ship soybeans worldwide?
Why should investors consider the farmland asset class in their portfolio?
When you buy a farm, are you trying to improve the land and the investment overall?
Who are you leasing farmland to and what is the process?
What do you do to protect that important 12 inches of soil on farmland?
How has farmland reacted with some of the recent economic pressures in the marketplaces?
Can you touch on how farmland considers ESG as part of the investing process?
Why should somebody choose your firm over some of your competitors?
What do you see happening with farmland in the longer term, say 25, 50, 100 years?
Will there be farm tours available for interested investors

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