Brent Reader

Brent Reader

Marketing Manager

Prior to joining AcreTrader, Brent ran his own digital marketing agency, during which time he helped launch two tech startups. He maintains active interests in aquaponics and sustainable agriculture operations.

Prior to joining AcreTrader, Brent ran his own digital marketing agency, during which time he helped launch two tech startups. He maintains active interests in aquaponics and sustainable agriculture operations.

Articles by Brent Reader

Additional Income Sources from Farmland Investments

April 03, 2019

Many landowners do not realize additional sources of revenue may lie beneath their feet. Depending on the unique features of your land and your level of creativity, you may be able to secure residual income opportunities in addition to your farming leases. Let's explore these options in detail.

AcreTrader, Inc. Hires Vice President and General Counsel

March 26, 2019

AcreTrader, a nationwide farmland investing company, has announced a new senior manager to join the growing team. New Vice President and General Counsel, Elise Alexander, brings wealth of agricultural and legal experience.

AcreTrader to Sponsor Global AgInvesting 2019

March 20, 2019

AcreTrader, Inc, has announced its sponsorship of Global AgInvesting 2019, which is slated to take place in New York City from April 1-3. GAI 2019 will be the 11th annual flagship conference providing more than 700 attendees a comprehensive overview of the agricultural investment landscape.

AcreTrader CEO Accepted to Forbes Finance Council

March 14, 2019

Carter Malloy, Founder and CEO of AcreTrader, Inc, has been accepted into the Forbes Finance Council, an invitation-only community for executives in accounting, financial planning, wealth and asset management, and investment firms.

AcreTrader.com Launches, Allows Investors to Buy Shares of American Farmland

March 05, 2019

AcreTrader, a farmland investing company, officially launches its platform for investors today at AcreTrader.com, allowing individual investors to participate in farmland ownership through a first-of-its-kind online portal.

What's the IRR of Farmland?

February 27, 2019

The average annual return of agricultural farmland for the last 25 years has been roughly 11%-12% according to the NCREIF index. This has been with relatively little volatility and consistently positive returns. We calculate the IRR of farmland using yield and annual value appreciation.

Why Do Owners Sell Farmland?

January 15, 2019

Income from cash leases and rising land prices are just two of the reasons to consider investing in farmland as a long term investment. But if farmland is such a great asset, why would someone ever sell it? Let us look at the reasons that lead people to sell farmland when the time is right for them.

Can Farmland Protect You From Stock Market Volatility?

January 09, 2019

There are no guarantees in life, especially when it comes to investing. Recent surges in market volatility for stocks and bonds serves as a fresh reminder that asset prices don’t always go up. Can farmland save us?