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Source: blog by Lauren Manning, AgFunder News

Land access is one of the biggest problems plaguing agriculture in the US. From finding leases before they get snapped up to making a land purchase or extending their existing acreage, farmers often lack the capital or connections they need.

Then, on the finance side, many investors may find farmland an intriguing proposition - but they simply don't know where to begin.

Enter: AcreTrader.

"Liquidity, access, and transparency - all of those things are material problems," AcreTrader founder and CEO Carter Malloy tells AFN.

"There's up to $100 billion of agricultural land that trades hands every year in the US and most often it is done offline or in an old school, non-technology enabled fashion. In rare cases is it done with full transparency where both the buyer and seller understand all of the mechanics of the transaction and the land itself," he says.

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