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Passive Farm Income

When you think about farming the word “passive” rarely comes to mind. Let alone passive income.   For farm managers and those in the field there’s nothing passive about the income they earn. Many farms may be able to earn from cell towers, mineral rights or hunting/tourism, but that’s not an option (or desirable) for […]

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Farmland ETFs

Exchange Traded Funds ETFs are another possible entry point for agriculture investors. Many investors are drawn to the diversified nature of the ETFs. Another consideration investors must make is the expected return of ETFs. According to Investopedia the top 3 agriculture ETFs returned -9%, 12%, and -6% (YTD at the time of publication). For more […]

Farmland REIT vs. Crowdfunding

Owning land is a dream for many Americans. Owning land that produces passive income is even more sought after. This leads many investors to research an investment in agriculture. The challenge; farmland is expensive and if you have to run your own operation it’s hardly passive. Traditionally, the next best option was to invest in […]

Example of Opportunity Fund benefits in the form of after tax dollars, with an investment holding pattern of 5, 7, and 10 years.

Agriculture & Opportunity Zones in 2019

  Opportunity Fund? Yes, this is the infamous tidbit for investors from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. An Opportunity Fund is a new investment vehicle created to incentivize investment in targeted communities called Opportunity Zones. The program will appeal to investors looking to defer big capital gains, and developers seeking an alternative […]

Tax Benefits of Agriculture Investing

Tax Benefits & Agricultural Investments

It’s tax season, and investors are formulating strategies to earn a notable return in 2019. With the global increase in demand for food, and farmable land area decreasing, many Investors are eyeing agriculture investments, and with good reason. There are several tax benefits to take advantage of as an agricultural investor. Of course, each deal […]