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Valley Irrigation and Goldcrest Farms Partner to Create Productive, Sustainable Farmland

February 07, 2023

Valley Irrigation and Goldcrest Farms Partner to Create Productive, Sustainable Farmland

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Valley® Irrigation, a leader in advancing agricultural productivity, has partnered with Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors, manager of the Goldcrest Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), to transform neglected farming dryland into a productive, efficient and sustainable operation for progressive farming tenants.

August 13, 2015

US Farm Trust Closes With $300 million in Pension Fund Commitments

SAN ANTONIO, Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — US Farm Trust, a privately held real estate investment trust (REIT), announced that it has closed on over $300 million in commitments from a group of world class institutional investors. US Farm Trust was established to acquire and manage high quality row crop farmland throughout the United States.

October 15, 2019

Goldcrest Farm Trust Closes on Additional $300 Million in Pension Fund Commitments

NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2019 – Goldcrest Farm Trust (“GFT”), a privately held real estate investment trust (REIT) that invests in U.S. farmland, announced today that it has successfully completed fundraising for its second investment vehicle. GFT raised in excess of $300 million in commitments from a group of world-class institutional investors.

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June 2, 2021

Investing In Farmland: Appreciation, Income & Inflation Protection | Edward Hargroves

WEALTHION - June 2, 2021 - Farmland is one of the most attractive asset classes out there in today’s environment... So, what are the key factors and trends you need to know when investing in farmland? And can you do so without having to buy an actual farm and become a farmer yourself? We invited farmland expert Edward Hargroves of Goldcrest Farm Trust to answer these very questions at the Wealthion conference held a few months ago.

July 30, 2020

Big-Money Investors Gear Up For A Trillion-Dollar Bet On Farmland

NPR, July 30, 2020 – For a glimpse of what could happen to a trillion dollars worth of American farmland, meet Ray Williams.
He's a lawyer-turned-farmer, growing organic grain and feeding young cows on 3,000 acres in northeastern Oregon. Last year, he and his brother Tom decided that they were getting too old for the long hours and hard work.

May 21, 2020

If You Eat You're In Farming - Global AgInvesting Webinar with Edward Hargroves

Join Trevor Mecham of Valley Irrigation for a grower-focused discussion of how they are maximizing yields with fewer resources, adopting technology to help them be more efficient, and how their operations are overcoming current supply chain challenges to continue feeding the world.

May 14, 2020

Co-Founder of Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors, Edward Hargroves - Raging Bull Elite Interview

May 5, 2020

Future Returns: Farmland Can Create a Well-Balanced Portfolio

BARRON'S, May 5, 2020 – The world’s population is swelling, so much that global food production needs to increase 50% by 2050, according to the World Resources Institute. Arable land is becoming more scarce, and climate change and extreme weather make it an even more precious commodity.

February 12, 2020

US Farmland is the New REIT, explains Goldcrest Farm Trust Founder Edward Hargroves

BULLSEYE BRIEF, Feb. 12, 2020 – Turning US Farmland Into an Asset Class We Can Buy, with Goldcrest Farm Trust Founder Edward Hargroves.

January 21, 2020

How The Plant-Based Food Trend Impacts Farming Industry

TD AMERITRADE NETWORK, Jan. 21, 2020 – Edward Hargroves, Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors Co-Founder and Partner, discusses how the plant-based food trend impacts the farming industry with TD Ameritrade anchor, Nicole Petallides.

October 31, 2019

How this REIT is Helping Boost U.S. Farmers

YAHOO FINANCE, Oct. 31, 2019 – Edward Hargroves, Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors Co-Founder and Partner, joins Yahoo Finance's Andy Serwer, Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro and Lending Tree Chief Economist Tendayi Kapfidze.

October 30, 2019

The Limits of Direct Investment in Ag

AGRI INVESTOR, Oct. 30, 2019 – Understanding partnerships such as the one between Goldcrest Farm Trust and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is an increasingly important element in assessing US and global agriculture markets.

October 24, 2019

OTPP Anchors Goldcrest’s $300m Fund

AGRI INVESTOR, Oct. 24, 2019 – Partner and co-founder of fund manager Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors Edward Hargroves said the fund has already begun deploying capital.

October 16, 2019

Former SAC Analyst’s New Fund Attracts Canadian Pension Plans

INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR, Oct. 16, 2019 – Goldcrest Farm Trust Advisors has raised more than $300 million for its second real estate investment trust.

October 16, 2019

Goldcrest Farmland Reit Raises More Than $300m for Its Second Investment Vehicle

GLOBAL AGINVESTOR, Oct. 16, 2019 – Private real estate investment trust (REIT) Goldcrest Farm Trust (GFT) announced it has secured more than $300 million in capital commitments from a collective of leading institutional pension fund investors for its second investment vehicle.