View current farmland investment returns and see how they have changed over time.
Over the last 20 years, United States farmland has offered average returns of 12.1%. At this rate, $10,000 invested in farmland in 1999 would now be worth over $131,400. Farmland returns are made up of two values, land appreciation, and capitalization rates of the property. Total farmland returns have been positive every year since 1990.
Average Annual Returns
Cumulative Returns of Farmland
Standard Deviation of Returns
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Data referenced herein: USDA and NCREIF with additional calculations performed by AcreTrader. All calculations assume reinvestment of dividends.