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Kilter bird surveying for farmland ecological condition

This November Kilter Rural has just undertaken its first coordinated bird survey across its farmland assets. As well as being a valued natural asset in their own right, native birds are recognised as an important marker of more general ecological condition of a landscape, reflecting the extent and quality of native vegetation. This inaugural survey […]

by Kilter Rural • November 24, 2020
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14.2 million tomato seedlings ready for planting

Between September and November 2020, 14.2 million seedlings will be transported from Withcott Nurseries in Toowoomba Queensland to the Kilter Rural tomato fields in the Winlaton region of Northern Victoria. Kilter Rural grows and manages 765 hectares of Conventional and Organic tomatoes on behalf of Aware. Subsurface drip system with fully automated delivery systems for […]

by Kilter Rural • September 15, 2020
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Queen Garnet Plums spring into full bloom

Our Queen Garnet Plums at Lake Charm, Northern Victoria, has welcomed in spring with a stunning display of blossom across the orchard. With 42,000 trees planted over 50ha, the orchard has become a welcome home to 400 beehives for 30 days over flowering. Since acquiring the site, Kilter Rural has transformed the landscape with a […]

by Kilter Rural • September 10, 2020
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Local support progresses revegetation project

Progress continues on our revegetation project undertaken for the Australian Farmlands Fund. Since the direct seeding of the 110ha site back in May, the first signs of germination are already evident. With great support from Woka Walla (Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation) and the Goulburn Broken CMA, the project has been the beneficiary of 200 […]

by Kilter Rural • August 6, 2020
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Farmlands Fund seeks additional capital

Kilter Rural is seeking additional equity within its Australian Farmlands Fund as it continues to provide sophisticated and wholesale investors with the opportunity to secure investment in farmland and water markets while delivering environmental benefits.

by admin • July 1, 2020
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Investing with impact: podcast

Kilter Rural CEO Cullen Gunn is one of the most experienced voices in farmland and water management and ecosystem services. Cullen discusses the investment approach undertaken at Kilter Rural in an interview with the host of the podcast Inside the Rope David Clark. David is an adviser and partner at Koda Capital, with his interview […]

by Kilter Rural • May 29, 2020
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Agriculture’s resilience in the current climate

The world has drastically changed and almost all traditional investment markets have been impacted. Safe-haven assets, such as gold, have experienced value declines as investors seek to cash-in to cover margin calls as equity portfolios plummet. Daily volatility of this severity hadn’t been seen since 1987. Some minority sectors are bruised but not scarred, experiencing […]

by Kilter Rural • May 22, 2020
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RIAA farmland and water certification

Kilter Rural’s approach to environmental, social and governance performance, and ethics, has resulted in two impact investment funds being certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).

by Kilter Rural • May 1, 2020
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Tomatoes: To market we go

We are mid-way through one of our busiest annual field harvests picking and packing 80,000 tonnes of tomatoes. These images were taken before the current pandemic forced much of the world into self-isolation, but give an insight to the paddock to plate experience.

by Kilter Rural • March 25, 2020
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Importance of rejuvenating the landscape

Drought, bushfires and floods have always impacted Australia’s population, biodiversity and landscape

by Kilter Rural • February 13, 2020