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Friday, July 22, 2016

Non-farmers to play bigger role in farmland market - News - FG Insight

Non-farmers to play bigger role in farmland market - News - FG Insight: High net worth individuals will continue to see land as an attractive investment, with the value of farmland to them not directly related to its earning capacity, according to Strutt and Parker.

Farmland has often been seen as an attractive investment within uncertain economic times.

The New Gold Rush in Washington State is Farm Land | Live Trading News

The New Gold Rush in Washington State is Farm Land | Live Trading News: Many people know about home prices and rents soaring across the Puget Sound region and Washington State, but they might be surprised at the latest type of property to get swept up in the state’s real-estate wave: Farms.

The average sale price of high-quality Washington farmland has increased 25% in the last year, and is up 47% in the last 4 years, according to new data from Farmers National Company.

Agriculture tech startup Indigo raises $100 million in new funding - Times of India

Agriculture tech startup Indigo raises $100 million in new funding - Times of India: Agriculture technology startup Indigo has raised $100 million in a new round of funding, bringing its total financing to more than $150 million, a sign of growing investor interest in new ways to ease food scarcity.

Why a small agriculture tech company is big business - CSMonitor.com

Why a small agriculture tech company is big business - CSMonitor.com: The population is expected to teeter over 9.6 billion in 2050, and feeding this global citizenry will require a staggering�70 percent more food�than the world produces now, says the United Nations.

Technology Weaves Its Way Onto Wisconsin Farms | WUWM

Technology Weaves Its Way Onto Wisconsin Farms | WUWM: For decades at this time each summer, Wisconsin farmers have gathered to talk technology.�Wisconsin Farm Technology Days began back in 1954 with a simple hay baling contest in Waupaca County.

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center

Wake Up Call Allendale Advisory Center: NOAA�released an updated long term forecast. For the month of August they see normal to above normal temperatures and normal to above normal precipitation.�For the extended August - October forecast, they are calling for�above normal temps and normal to above normal precipitation.

Soybean auctions in China overnight resulted in the sale of 332,039 tonnes of state reserve soybeans. A little over half of what was offered actually sold. The average sale price was $489.11 per tonne.