INSIGHTS

Welcome to our AGinvest insights page.

Our Blog Archive is our way of sharing issues and ideas about agriculture, Ontario farmland, alternative assets, alternative investing and more. We welcome your feedback on these topics. If you find our blog posts useful, consider signing up for our monthly e-newsletter for regular content delivered right to your inbox.

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Maybe it’s time to “Be Like Bill”

A recent Forbes article reported that Bill Gates, billionaire investor and co-founder of Microsoft, has become the largest private farmland owner in America. What makes this news even more surprising ...
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AGinvest Supports 2021 Ontario Agricultural Conference

We are pleased to be a sponsor and attendee at this premier agricultural conference in Canada – moved online for 2021. With thanks to event organizers and presenters for their ...
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Investing in Farmland – the future bedrock of your portfolio

I was fortunate enough to spend the first 25 years of my career working closely with some of the country’s smartest investors and was able to sit in on hundreds ...
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AGinvest Hosts Farm Tour in Southwestern Ontario

We were pleased to welcome several individuals to Chatham-Kent last week to tour our properties and learn more about the many great agricultural assets of southwestern Ontario. We had great ...
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Just Because the Harvest is Done Doesn’t Mean the Work is

Most, if not all farmers in southwestern Ontario have now finished their harvest. But just because the harvest is done doesn’t mean the work is. In this video we see ...
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AgTech – Sexy technology results in a boring long-term winner

I recently came across an interesting headline in the Wall Street Journal about an AgTech management firm. They had just raised money to invest in commercially established businesses with technologies ...
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AGinvest Team Recognizes Farmers and World Food Day

Today is World Food Day, started 75 years ago by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. As a farming-centred organization we see first-hand every single day, how farmers ...
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A Farmland Perspective: How Macro Trends are Seeding the Opportunity in this Emerging Asset Class

Our CEO Kent Willmore joined AGinvest Director Keith Graham and successful agribusiness entrepreneur Dave Baute of Maizex Seeds to present at the annual Canadian Alternative Investment Forum. Considered the premier ...
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AGinvest Executives Feature in National Investment Forum this Week

We are pleased to announce that several members of our executive team are participating in the Canadian Alternative Investment Forum (CAIF) organized by Introduction Capital, starting on Wednesday, September 22, ...
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Successful 2020 Tomato Harvest on AGinvest Farms

  Harvest is in full swing in this video, showing tomatoes being harvested at an optimized AGinvest farm property. Did you know that Chatham-Kent and southwestern Ontario are the tomato ...