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Direct Land Investment by Foreigners in Argentina is becoming Possible Again under New Government

Campo Laguna Blanca 2

In 2011 the Argentina Kirchner-led government imposed the rural land law which imposed broad restrictions on the purchase and lease of rural lands by foreign entities and individuals. Enacted late last month by the new Argentina government led by Mauricio Macri is a New Decree that repeals many of the barriers that had been established  Read more…

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Van Gogh Farming at Campo Laguna Blanca

Enhancing Land Health Revitalizes both Land Beauty and Productivity By John Watson, Fay Ranches;  Legacy Landbank Conservationist, visionary and mentor, Doug Tompkins, sent me over the weekend, a batch of photos of his Campo Laguna Blanca (farm) situated in the Entre Rios province of Argentina. These pics have a real meaning to me because I see  Read more…

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Midwest Deep Freeze illustrates yet another comparative advantage of Midwest Farmland Investment

The deep freeze the Midwest is experiencing illustrates just another comparative advantage of US Midwest farmland over other farmland regions in the world. Frost and the soil upheaval that results, is a great benefit because it mitigates soil compaction. Soil compaction can significantly reduce farm income and yields. Compacted soils have less oxygen in the  Read more…

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Investment-Quality Farmland: Argentina Pampas region ranks with U.S. Midwest on Short List of World’s Most Fertile Soils

There are twelve types of soil taxonomy in the world. Of the twelve, the most naturally fertile soils are mollisols, which are predominantly found in only four places on Earth: in the U.S., the Pampas region of Argentina, the steppes of Ukraine and Russia, and in areas of Northeast China. Global distribution of mollisols is  Read more…

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Summary and Critique of Argentina’s “Rural Land Law”

The Rural Land Law, which was passed right before summer session recess by the Argentina congress, with little floor debate, was hasty, highly political legislation that lacks important detail which has created uncertainty in the land investment markets.  This is an interesting summary and critique of this legislation by Buenos Aires-based law firm, Weiner, Soto,  Read more…

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