Right now there are a lot of people investing in farmland. In fact, farmland has become a popular investment all across the board. No matter who you talk to, institutional and private investors alike are putting their money into farmland. The reasons are numerous, and for the most part sound.
With the markets in a troubled place there are a lot of people who are looking for a more stable place to put their money. Many are feeling helpless about the fact that market values are fluctuating wildly and those with their money tied up in securities and market-based options are finding their money disappears on them quickly and leaves them feeling helpless.