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Kilter Rural closes Australian Farmlands Fund at $65m, reports 18% valuation uplift on farmland property portfolio

Media release 7th March 2022. Major Australian natural capital investment company Kilter Rural has now closed off its Australian Farmlands Fund with AUD$65m raised.  New, independent valuations of the portfolio of properties in the fund received last week show an 18% uplift since the last valuation was completed in June 2021, supporting the funds’ strategy […]


by Kilter Rural • March 7, 2022
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Plum Orchard markets into China

This week, Kilter Rural GM Farm Land and Ecosystems, Michael Neville, provided the Chinese market with an introduction to the Kilter managed Queen Garnet Plum orchard. It will be presented alongside fruit from the orchard at an event held at the Shanghai embassy. The event will be attended by key opinion leaders, purchasing managers in the […]


by Kilter Rural • February 23, 2022
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Investing in our soils

In late January another 200Ha of summer cover crop was planted across our Australian Farmlands Fund Landscape. Cover crops have received plenty of coverage in agricultural media circles over recent years as the momentum and uptake of regenerative farming principles builds. Cover crops, often with up to ten or more plant types are planted for […]


by Kilter Rural • February 23, 2022
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Creating spaces for native fauna in our landscapes

Last week the Kilter team were on site at the Australian Farmlands Fund to oversee the installation of 63 wildlife nest boxes across seven separate sites on the landscape. From remnant forest to newly planted forest areas the effort focused on sites where there is a lack of large old trees with natural tree hollows.  […]


by Kilter Rural • February 23, 2022
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by Kilter Rural • December 15, 2021
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Join us: Market update webinar

We invite eligible investors to join our experienced investment team CIO Euan Friday and Investment Managers Angus Ingram and Matthew Bryant for a 30min + Q&A update from Kilter Rural on the water and farmland markets. We are running two sessions in December. Please choose the time that best suits you. You must register to attend the session. Follow the links below. We look forward to seeing […]


by admin • November 30, 2021
Climate General Impact Investment

Kilter’s in Support of COP26 Glasgow

This week marks the start of COP26 in Glasgow. The summit is the 26th conference of parties under the 1992 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), and the first major international climate change conference since the Paris agreement in 2015. At the conference, all attending nations are expected to sign up to stronger […]


by Kilter Rural • November 3, 2021
Climate Farmland Investment General Water Investment

Water availability + market conditions

The major storages of the sMDB are currently filled to 87% of their capacity and still filling. Hume Dam itself is near capacity, and managed releases are occurring to satisfy downstream entitlement holders but also to provide capacity to limit potential flooding events over coming months. The BoM has also recently issued a La Nina […]


by Kilter Rural • October 26, 2021
Farmland Investment General Investment Water Investment

Leading the way with environmental watering

After recording the hottest 3-year period on record, the ecosystems of the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB) were in desperate need of reprieve. The drought-breaking rainfalls which have occurred in 2020 and 2021 are helping kickstart the recovery of essential wetlands, floodplains, and freshwater-dependent threatened species. In addition, heavy rainfall during the end of last year […]


by Kilter Rural • October 19, 2021
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Water: a good news story for agriculture, the environment and rural communities

The 2022 water year is turning into a terrific good news story for agriculture, the environment and rural communities across the southern Murray-Darling Basin (sMDB). The sMDB spans an area roughly the size of Germany and is one of Australia’s most important agricultural regions, generating annual irrigated agricultural production in excess of $6 billion across […]


by Kilter Rural • October 19, 2021