We have long felt that farmland is an excellent long-term investment for a portfolio. Jim Rogers and a number of other big investors agree with this. We just came across an article in Businessweek magazine noting that wheat may take over as the main market driver in the agricultural commodities sector.
As you can see from the chart below, wheat has had an excellent run and continues to remain near its' all time highs. For those interested in learning about different opportunities for investing in farmland, there are a number of resources out there.