The continuing rise in Ontario farmland values

Farmland in Ontario has been steadily increasing in value since 1993, driven by higher commodity prices and strong fundamentals in agriculture and urban growth. It’s also increasingly being seen as an investment


The ground your ancestors plowed is not the same ground that you plow. Your ground has gained investment status.

Everyone seems to agree that recent gains in the price of farmland are due to low interest rates and high commodity prices, but there are other factors at work in a complex marketplace where farmers are still the dominant players.

Better Farming - August/September 2012