150 Types of Unusual Investments – The List

44. Farm Land – sophisticated investors that know next to nothing about farming have bought large swaths of land in the farm belt to turn around and lease to farmers.

Farm land generally does not lease at very high rates relative to the purchase price because it is a commodity business and a very tough business.

However, some investors see farm land as an inflation hedge and as a diversification tool as people will always need to eat.

Organic crops are grown on this plot of farm land in California.