Canada Tops Foreign-Owned Ag Lands in U.S.; China Increasing

Clint Thompson Farmland

By Clint Thompson Foreign investments in U.S. agricultural land continues to be a trendy topic in agricultural and political circles. But one industry leader wants people to know that not all foreign purchases have evil intentions. In fact, the most don’t, says Mykel Taylor, ALFA (Alabama Farmers Federation) Eminent Scholar with Auburn University. “I think we will be wise to …


Farm Land’s Value is Like a ‘Gold Rush’ in the Southeast

Jim Rogers Farmland

By Clint Thompson Land values are high. So are the number of buyers hoping to purchase farmland in the Southeast. Producers have been more prone to sell their land amid the challenging agricultural landscape and the reality that children and grandchildren may not follow in their farming footsteps. While one can’t blame a farmer for selling patches of land for …