31-07-2014 01:26 AM | USA

Investors eye farmland as the next big thing

The latest boom for investors isn’t high-tech or Big Pharma. According to Wally Brockhoff of Lathrop & Gage, investment firms are going to the cows or, more specifically, farmland. He reports that hedge funds currently have $14 billion invested in agricultural land across the world.

“In response to growing demand and increasing food prices, hedge funds have been buying up as much farmland as possible, hoping to profit from these economic conditions,” he says.
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