Top farmland ventures earn 17pc return despite seasonal setbacks

Andrew Marshall
Updated January 25 2018 - 12:30pm, first published January 23 2018 - 6:30am
While the Australian Farmland Index points to generally impressive earnings results for agricultural investors, interest from the wider institutional investment sector remains “slow”.
While the Australian Farmland Index points to generally impressive earnings results for agricultural investors, interest from the wider institutional investment sector remains “slow”.

Last year’s whacky weather mix of extreme temperatures and rainfall frustrations, plus a weaker cattle market, have taken a toll on the returns of some of Australia’s top farming enterprises, as monitored by the national farmland index.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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