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Marc Schober is the editor of Farmland Forecast (http://www.farmlandforecast.com/) and a Director at Colvin & Co. LLP. Mr. Schober researches the investment opportunities in farmland and agriculture and has been featured in many financial publications and conferences.
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Farmland Forecast Farmland Forecast (http://www.farmlandforecast.com/) highlights the investment opportunities in agriculture and farmland. We publish outlooks on farmland, agriculture news, and updates on agriculture related companies. Now is an excellent time to invest in farmland due to the global demand for agriculture, ...More
the inflation hedge farmland provides, and the stable return profile of farmland.
Farmland Forecast Farmland Forecast (http://www.farmlandforecast.com/) highlights the investment opportunities in agriculture and farmland. We publish outlooks on farmland, agriculture news, and updates on agriculture related companies.
Investors' Guide to Farmland Authored by Greyson S. Colvin, T. Marc Schober Everyone has to eat to survive. The production of almost all food can be traced back to farmland in some way. Demand is growing for farmland as the world's population and global needs for food are rising. The supply of farmland is not changing, thus creating ...More
a severe imbalance in the supply of farmable land and demand for food. The world's population is expected to grow from 7 billion to over 9 billion by 2050. Over the same time period, food production must double. Global grain supplies are already at record low levels. If the US stopped producing corn, it would run out in less than 30 days and set off a domino effect that would bring the world to its knees. How can one capitalize on the increased global protein consumption and demand for food? An investment in farmland will provide a steady stream of income and capital gains due to the increasing global demand for agricultural commodities and limited supply of global arable land. The Investors' Guide to Farmland will guide you though the rational for investment in farmland, understanding the characteristic of farmland, and why it should become part of your portfolio. About the authors: Greyson S. Colvin - Mr. Colvin is founder and Managing Partner of Colvin & Co. LLP, an agriculture-focused investment manager. Mr. Colvin's family has owned and operated farmland for over 120 years. Previously, he was an analyst at Credit Suisse in the Portfolio Management Group and at UBS Investment Research. Mr. Colvin received a B.A. in Financial Management from the University of St. Thomas and a M.B.A. in Finance & Investment Banking from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Mr. Colvin has been featured in numerous publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Dow Jones, as well as a frequent speaker at financial and agricultural conferences. T. Marc Schober - Mr. Schober is a Director at Colvin & Co. LLP and Managing Editor of Farmland Forecast. Growing up on a Wisconsin farm, the Schober family has owned and managed farmland in Wisconsin for over 40 years. Mr. Schober previously worked at Schober, Schober, & Mitchell, S.C. as a law clerk specializing in business law. Mr. Schober received a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. He is also involved in a number of cancer fundraisers including the Oconomowoc LakeWalk and has been featured in several publications including Dr. Marc Faber's Gloom Boom & Doom Report, AgWeb, and Seeking Alpha, as well as frequent speaker on the conference circuit.
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