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The Voices of Land blog

Get insight on current land trends and issues from experts across the land real estate industry.

Archive by author: Kat SzymanskiReturn
While there are no guarantees in farmland investments, investors can be aware of what property improvements and maintenance measures correlate positively with the value of their farm. This article will show you a few ways to add value to your property so you can maximize your ROI and get the best value for your farm.
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There are a few constants when it comes to farmland: Farmland is valuable, farmland is limited, and farmland is essential. Part One of this series will help you understand the process of establishing an appropriate price for farmland.
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As a landowner or prospective buyer of land, you have many options for how to handle your land asset. One less obvious choice is to consider conserving the property and enjoying the benefits, including tax incentives, associated with this unique property vision. Here is the basics on how they work and benefits for landowners and the public.
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Solar developers and farmers have a long history of cooperation. Co-locating solar energy generation facilities with active agriculture (sometimes referred to as “agrivoltaics”) can provide a wide range of benefits for crop production and pollinator habitat as well as environmentally responsible local economic development.
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With inflation rising, investors are seeking out inflation resistant asset classes to add to their portfolios. Farmland is an asset class that has consistently proven to be stable. Here are ways farmland can be used in asset allocation, and why it is a sound method of hedging against inflation.
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Dry conditions impact revenue, food production and land use for farmers, ranchers and land owners. Here are ways to mitigate challenges caused by drought.
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The formula lenders use to approve land loans is different from residential. Here's what borrowers should know before pre-approval for a land loan.
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“Carbon neutral” and “net zero goals'' are often thrown around in conversations about energy, but what does it actually mean for the lands of America? How many acres will be required for each state to achieve zero-carbon emission?
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On December 7, 2021, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers issued a notice of proposed rule defining “the waters of the United States” (WOTUS) under the Clean Water Act.
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Farmland is a good investment for the long-term. Why? See what the experts say.
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