Recent comments by: Farm-Edge
Burrs under my saddle
"Australian farmers carrying a mortgage risk cannot compete with patient foreign investment funds to hold key land assets."
This to me is a key point and something farmers have to manage.
The growth in FinTech solutions to access new sources of capital and investment can be a great game changer for farmers and farm owners.
The Federal Government highlighted financial education as part of its Agricultural
Competitiveness White Paper. I think this is a good starting point.
There is a big difference between selling the farm, and selling equity in an agri-management company, founded and operated by an Australian farmer.
Separating the real estate and the agri-business open up many opportunities for Australian (and other) farmers.