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Farmland: (Some Of The Reasons It’s) The Hottest Commodity In The World

I‘ve not spent much time on a farm — I’m more the research library type.  So when I saw the title of the NAR REALTORS® Conference & Expo “Farmland: The Hottest Commodity In The World”, I expected and got a new experience: a detailed tour of the economic and social contours of the business of farmland.

Our session’s guide for this market rundown was Randall Hertz of Hertz Farm Management, Inc., an Iowa firm dedicated to managing farmland in the US and Brazil.  They have over 2,200 farms under management totaling over half a million acres.

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