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2014 Land Report Best Brokerage: AFM Land Sales

AFM Land Sales www.afmlandsales.com (704) 527-6780 2014 Sales: > $500 Million Who: Providing brokerage and expert acquisition analysis of timberland, recreational farmland, hunting plantations, and conservation properties. Wow: A $78 million sale that included properties in the Pacific Northwest and

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Job Growth in Agriculture Sector Outpaces Graduates

Each year an average of 57,900 job openings are created in agriculture and renewable natural resources, yet only 35,400 college degrees in agricultural-related fields are awarded in the U.S. This leaves a shortfall of 22,500 positions. According to the USDA,

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Farmland Partners to Purchase Eight Row Crop Farms

Farmland Partners Inc. (NYSE: FPI) will acquire 15,042 acres of farmland in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia for $49.8 million in cash and 2,981,971 shares of the company’s stock as well as units of limited partnership interest in the

Posted in Agriculture, Alabama, Arkansas, Farming, Feature, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, News Desk, North Carolina, South, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia

Productive Ag Land Piques International Investors

The Economist is reporting that broad demographic trends are driving more and more investors, including sovereign funds, to consider investments related to ag land and increased productivity. “Institutional investors such as pension funds see farmland as fertile ground to plough,

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Sold! University of South Carolina Trustees Agree to Sell Lowcountry Plantation

The University of South Carolina has recently agreed to sell a historic 1,500-acre coastal property that dates back to 1826. Called Wedge Plantation (or The Wedge), it straddles Georgetown and Charleston Counties along the South Santee River about 5 miles

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For Sale: South Carolina’s St. Phillips Island

Land Report 100er Ted Turner has listed his sea island with Plantation Services, which has offices in Charleston and Albany, Georgia. The property is southeast of St. Helena Island near Port Royal Sound in close proximity to Hilton Head. The

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Molpus Woodlands Group Announces Closing of Fund IV

Jackson-based Molpus Woodlands Group closed Fund IV with $662.5 million in commitments. According to the timberland investment management organization (TIMO), the fund was oversubscribed and exceeded its target of $500 million in 12 months from the first close. A diverse,

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Land Report October 2014 Newsletter

Headlining our October 2014 Newsletter? The 2014 Land Report 100 sponsored by Fay Ranches, of course. But wait – there’s more! LISTED! Ted Turner’s private Beaufort County Island. SOLD! 32,000 acres timber and grazing land known as the Foley Butte Block.

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New Grants Awarded for Longleaf Pine Restoration

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has announced $3.38M in grants to further restore the longleaf pine ecosystem. The grants cover 15 separate projects across eight states, from Texas to North Carolina to Florida. In addition, the project applicants

Posted in Alabama, Conservation, Feature, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, News Desk, North Carolina, South, South Carolina, Texas, Timber

Land Report Best Brokerages: Jon Kohler & Associates

Jon Kohler & Associates jonkohler.com (850) 508-2999 2013 Sales: $50 – $100 Million Who: Full-service firm operating throughout the Southeast with an expertise in plantations and ranches. Wow: Sold the 7,000-acre Southern Heritage Plantation, an immaculately restored 1850s antebellum property

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