Category: Farmland News

If there is any news that deals with farmland this is where you will find it.

A Financial Tsunami has Reached America’s Farmers… But Not All in the Same Way

A financial crisis has fallen on U.S. conventional and organic farmers alike … but for different reasons with a different impact.

Conventional grain farmers have seen the prices for their corn and soybeans fall to the extent that many struggle to produce at a profit. With grain still in their bins from last year’s harvest and anticipating a fast approaching bumper crop this year, over supply has, as it always does, driven down prices.

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CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

Sustainable Farm Partners acquires Fairfield organic farm

Over the past year Sustainable Farm Partners (SFP) has been in negotiations with the Sustainable Farm Development Group to purchase their 150 acre organic farm just north of Fairfield, Iowa. This acquisition represents SFP’s decision to move beyond their original fund structure, shifting to building individual investment partnerships containing one or multiple farms. The partnership, Fairfield One LLC, is a Reg D, 504 entity.

The farm is 150 acres made up of 120 tillable acres with grass waterways and a 25 acre farmstead with a farmhouse, 2,000 sq. ft. certified food grade production facility, grain bins, a greenhouse, two ponds and a beautiful old barn with a barn owl couple keeping watch over the mice population.

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CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer

Trade war leaves conventional farmers in a mess

What a world we live in.

We now know that we are in a trade war with China. When a trade war was just a threat, China began canceling US soybean contracts and Brazil is now filling that gap. This shift in markets will impact conventional US grain farmers for years to come. This has caused already low soybean prices to drop even farther putting many conventional farmers in a Continue reading

CEO, Director of Farm Management & General Partner

Sustainable Farm Partners, LLP
www.SustainableFarmPartners.com
Emmetsburg IA – Santa Fe NM

W: (505) 663-6034
C: (650) 804-0198

When a flower doesn’t bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. – Alexander Den Heijer