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Kansas Hay Report - state receiving rain and snow - 12/19/11 05:51 PM
The Kansas Hay Market Report was released today (early due to holidays) by the USDA and Kansas Department of Agriculture. SUMMARY: Hay trade moderate to active. Demand very strong for dairy, stock cow andgrinding alfalfa, moderate to strong for alfalfa pellets and grass hay. Most ofthe State is receiving rain at this writing. The far Western counties aregetting blowing snow, which is forecast to move across Kansas with blizzardconditions at times. Everyone is busy preparing for the storm and taking care oflivestock. Hay use and bedding will increase accordingly. For the full report broke down by agricultural districts throughout Kansas visit (0 comments)
Kansas Land, Banking and Ag News - 12/18/11 02:58 PM
NOTE: This post was originally posted on our Farmland Review blog under farmland and cropland news and we are consolidating all blog posts on farmland investing and Kansas land for sale markets here now. The week in news in Kansas
BANKING Here in the Heart of America we tend to not feel many waves as we didn’t feel the extreme highs of the real estate market and also in turn didn’t feel the severe lows. However, it was shocking to learn today that 3 banks are in serious trouble in Kansas. As Kansans I think we feel like it (0 comments)
It's official... farmland is a real estate category - 12/09/11 02:37 PM
NOTE: This post was originally posted on our Farmland Review blog under farmland and cropland news and we are consolidating all blog posts on farmland investing and Kansas land for sale markets here now. (0 comments)
Investment groups reap it in with farmland profits - 12/09/11 02:35 PM
The Washington post headline Ceres Partners reaps profits from farmland is just many news posts lately expanding on how many investment houses, hedge funds and internationally known famous investors such as Soros, Buffet, and Rogers are doing and that is investing in farmland. "Returns from farmland have trounced those of equities." says Ceres Partners co-founder Perry Vieth. Investors Galore.... A George Soros fund owns over 20% of a farmland company, Adecoagro. Warren Buffett says farmland better than gold. Jim Rogers says buy where it rains and find a farmer that can run the farm right. And...more importantly Rogers is reported to say he has stopped buying gold, silver (0 comments)
Farmland Investing - hedge funds - 12/09/11 02:34 PM
Bloomberg News posted the headline Being Like Soros in Buying Farmland Lets Investors Reap 16% Annual Gains The article recounts why a securities trader is investing in farmland and covers Ceres Partners and how they invest in farms. The article covers George Soros and Jim Rogers investing strategy and holdings for farmland. “Farmland is the lowest-risk part of the value chain, but it’s also a key part of production,” says Jose Minaya The fall of the dollar and the bubble issue for farmland prices is discussed. Bottom line is the reason investors are looking to farmland is for comfort and profits. (0 comments)
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