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Australian Agricultural Lease Fund in The Australian

The Australian Agricultural Lease Fund was profiled in the business section of The Australian on 19 June 2018. Sue Neales interviewed …

Australian Agricultural Lease Fund in the AFR

Growth Farms has established the Growth Farms Australian Agricultural Lease Fund.
The fund was recently profiled in the Australian Financial Review.
Growth Farms …

The advantages of mixed farming

Growth Farms Portfolio Manager Jon Harpley discusses the investment opportunities presented by mixed farming in Australia, and Analyst Matt Story provides …

Get back to basics to build ag profitability

A low cost of production is essential in a profitable farming enterprise. David Sackett, Managing Director, discusses the key to profitability …

Australian Farmland Index Q1 2017

Annual total farmland return for the index was 16.89% for the four quarters to Q1 2017. Income returns accounted for 8.06% …

Introduction to Growth Farms and GFA Fund 1

Filmed at a number of Growth Farms managed properties in south western Victoria. David Sackett (Managing Director) discusses Growth Farms investing …

Evaluating Comparative Advantage, AgInvest New York

Growth Farms Managing Director, David Sackett, presented a paper on  comparative advantages in agriculture at the AgInvest Conference in New York, …

Good returns in ag don’t flow from fancy farming

Making money in agriculture starts with the basics – don’t pay too much for your land and keep production costs low.
Long-time …

ABARES Outlook 16 Conference: Farm Performance

Growth Farms Managing Director, David Sackett, presented at the 2016 ABARES Outlook Conference. The talk focuses on intellectual capital and its …

Prime Movers: Growth Farm founders Richard and Angus Taylor see positive future

HIGH rainfall farmland is the “golden asset” in Australian agriculture, according to Richard and Angus Taylor.
And the brothers, who grew up …

Foreign investment review

The director of a company which manages domestic and foreign farm investment says Federal Government plans for additional scrutiny of overseas …

Who will own the farms of the future, Geoff Daniel

Geoff Daniel, Growth Farms Portfolio Manager and a founding director of the business, gave the attached presentation to the East Gippsland …