Australian farming sector holding up, despite drought

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Drought in New South Wales and Queensland is becoming increasingly severe but overall, Australia’s farming sector is holding up well, a leading farmland investor says. Growth Farms Australia Managing Director David Sackett says farmers have had good operating results and land appreciation over the past few years, which has given them the opportunity to go […]

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Growth Farms attracts cornerstone investor for new farm leasing fund

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One of Australia’s leading financial planning firms, Providence Wealth, has made a substantial investment in Growth Farms Australia’s new farm leasing fund, the Australian Agricultural Lease Fund, acting as a cornerstone investor for the innovative scheme. Providence Wealth’s managing director Grant Patterson says the firm was looking for investments in the agricultural sector to give […]

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Growth Farms offers investors a slice of Australian farmland

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Specialist agricultural asset manager Growth Farms Australia has launched an innovative investment trust, the Australian Agricultural Lease Fund, that will buy agricultural land and lease it to primary producers. Farm leasing is a well-established model in the US and other markets, and Growth Farms Australia believes it has strong potential in the local agricultural sector. […]

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