Blogs by Landon Dull
Commercial Real Estate vs. Farmland
After reading yet another negative headline on the $20 trillion commercial real estate (CRE) market, I was reminded of the investment characteristic I once assumed the CRE market shared with the $4 trillion farmland market.
Is Blockchain the New Autosteer?
The South Dakota Blockchain Institute held its first symposium in Sioux Falls, SD on Thursday, November 2, 2023. Most, if not all, reading this article have heard of blockchain and its association with Bitcoin or cryptocurrencies. To some, just mentioning blockchain can initiate great enthusiasm while others dismiss it with the wave of a hand.
Boots on the Ground – Harvest Edition
I had the opportunity to visit one of my managed farms in central Iowa a few weeks ago. We always seek to be a good partner and building strong, positive relationships is important to our management approach. I hit the jackpot this day, as I got to share a hot meal out in the field with my farmer tenant and his family.
How to Grow Better Food Plots
White-tailed deer are one of the most iconic wildlife species across the country and, by far, the most hunted big game species. Managing populations and herd health is an important aspect of maximizing hunting opportunities. One effective way to support your local deer population is by planting food plots. Once established, food plots provide supplemental nutrition for deer, especially during critical times like winter and early spring when natural forage is scarce. Soil fertility, plant selection, and weed control are just a few of the key components that contribute to the overall success of deer food plots.
Smart Money vs. Scared Money: Reconsidering Farmland in Today's Market
Throughout my 20-year career at Peoples Company, I have been involved in billions of dollars of real estate transactions and have witnessed firsthand the financial performance of U.S. farmland through numerous economic shocks including the great financial crisis, Ben Bernanke’s quantitative easing experiment, Trump’s trade wars, the COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and now the nation’s battle with persistent inflation. On a pure return basis, farmland has outperformed most traditional equity and fixed income strategies, and has done so with incredibly low volatility compared to other asset classes over that time period.
What is a Multi-Parcel Auction?
Property Valuation: Asking Price vs. Sale Price
Land Investment Monthly - June 2023
Protecting Michigan’s Specialty Crop Industry: A Guide to Specialty Crop Insurance
Land Investment Expo
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