World Bank backs calls for Ukraine land reform, as key date nears
World Bank country director Satu Kahkonen follows agribusiness tycoon Yuiry Kosiuk in urging the lifting of a ban on farmland sales
US farmland prices fall again, but decline slows in machinery market
A long-standing land price index kept shows a further drop, contrasting with an Iowa survey. But is the ag equipment market slowdown fading?
US farmland prices show signs of stabilising, after three-year retreat
Corn Belt land values rise for the first time in three years. Still, Plains prices extend falls, and lenders remain cautious over prospects
SLC Agricola hails retreat from Brazil's drought-prone north east
The large-scale farm operator reveals it has taken below 25% its planting exposure to two states in the once-fashionable Mapitoba region
US farmland overtakes timberland in investor returns
... boosted by a sharp improvement in income from farms growing the likes of grains and vegetables. But will the recovery last?
'Positive' outlook to spur investment in New Zealand ag
Dairy farm prices in the top milk exporting country extend their revival against an upwards, if slowing, trend in milk prices
Subsidy promise helps UK land prices 'stabilise', after two-year decline
Prices of arable land, at least, are showing signs of rebounding, thanks to constrained supplies of farms for sale, and a subsidy pledge
Agriculture misses out on private capital investment boom
Investment into unlisted funds overall is soaring - with 2017 potentially a record year, says Preqin. But the buoyancy is not being seen in ag
Bankers turn positive on land prices in US cotton, cattle heartland
Bankers are the most upbeat since 2014 on land values around Texas, according to a Fed survey, which follows other sanguine market signs
Crop yield improvements vital, Plant Impact boss says
David Jones flags the need to boost productivity to meet global demand for crops, and foresees an end to the round of ag mega-mergers
Farmland Partners may buy land in Canada, but rules out Scottish deal
Paul Pittman, the land group's chief executive, says that it is mulling a Canadian deal, seeing land prices as in for long-term growth
Grain markets, ag shares 'close to bottom of cycle' - BlackRock
BlackRock's Skye Macpherson sees better times ahead for crop prices and farm sector shares, prices of which are "very, very attractive"
Changing global dynamics to have 'big impact' on farming
... Agrimoney LIVE hears. The likes of the election of Donald Trump as US president, and vote by the UK to quit the EU, are only the start...
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