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 farm sector consultant and managing director of the successful Growth Farms Australia investment and management group, David Sackett, says the rules are basically as relevant for family farmers as large scale corporate investors.

“The fundamental rule is to buy well, and not to pay too much,” he said.

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