Gold vs Farmland

Gold vs Farmland

When purchasing a farm, you are buying a real asset that provides all the benefits of owning gold with the added benefit of receiving an annual dividend from lease payments. The lease model takes away all the operational risk traditionally associated with farming. Investments can be as small as $500,000 AUD right up to $20 million AUD. Your investment will be professionally managed by the Miller and James team

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Agriculture investment opportunities

Agriculture investment opportunities

We are fortunate that most of the farms owned by Demeter are in the higher rainfall areas of NSW. The graph below shows that although it is still dry across the state, rainfall is actually only slightly below average after the first half of the year at Temora. Of course, every region is different, and the northern area of NSW is still very dry, but the Demeter properties are by and large looking really good.

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Australian farmland investment

Australian farmland investment

In 2016/17, Australia produced 45 million tonnes of grains from 22.9 million hectares, generating $13.5 billion in revenue. The Australian grain industry exports approximately 60% of this production (by value and 70% by volume), with the other 40% being consumed domestically. Grain production is predominantly focused in New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia.

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Investment farmland for sale

Investment farmland for sale

Trelawney Aggregation.

Situated approx 10km north of Bethungra, 20km west of Cootamundra, 35km south-east of Temora, and 60km north-east of Wagga, Wagga, Trelawney is one of those properties that ticks all the boxes. With a 525mm annual average rainfall (Junee weather station), undulating open paddocks with rich red loam soils, and a backdrop of the beautiful Bethungra Ranges, this property combines production potential with a dream lifestyle.

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Farmland Investment Strategies

Farmland Investment Strategies
  1. The blue circle in the north is cattle fattening country (Downs country), and receives itโ€™s rainfall in
    summer from topical monsoons
  2. The red circle represents the northern cropping zone which receives wet summers and occasional winter events. This is also cattle country
  3. The green circle represents the southern cropping zone. This area receives the majority of itโ€™s rainfall in winter and has very dry summers. This area is also used to produce wool and fat lambs
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Sustainable agriculture investment

Sustainable agriculture investment

The value of the investment is the sum of the first three points

    • No investment is perfect. Value is a relative and subjective judgement:
    • There is no point purchasing a great farm at too higher price:
    • There is no point in purchasing a cheap farm that has inherent problems:
    • The job of the manager is to identify value, follow up with a due diligence process that confirms his initial
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