About Us

As of June 30, 2016 the Hancock Agricultural Investment Group (HAIG) manages USD2.7 billion of agricultural farmland assets on behalf of its institutional investors, including public and private plans.

Our clients’ assets are located across 300,000 acres of prime farmland in major agricultural regions including California, the Midwest, the Mississippi Delta, the Pacific Northwest, the Southern Plains, and Southeast United States; Queensland, Australia; and Quebec, Canada.

We offer individually managed separate accounts that are fully customized to meet specific client investment objectives. Agricultural investments seek to provide institutional investors with a number of benefits including:

  • Attractive returns
  • Excellent capital preservation
  • Portfolio diversification
  • Low to moderate risk
  • Low correlation to traditional assets such as equities and bonds

This site provides an introduction to farmland as an investment opportunity and describes the investment capabilities of HAIG. Please contact us if you have questions about farmland investment fundamentals or if you would like to know more about how we can value add your portfolio.


Investment Regions

Current Investment×

U.S. Pacific Northwest

Investing Since: 1992

Acres Under Management: 49,982

Major Crops: Apples, Vegetables, Alfalfa

Minor Crops: Wine Grapes

Current Investment×

U.S. Pacific West

Investing Since: 1992

Acres Under Management: 62,444

Major Crops: Almond, Pistachio, Walnut, Wine Grapes

Minor Crops: Alfalfa, Olives, Vegetables

Current Investment×

U.S. Mountain

Investing Since: 1991

Acres Under Management: 24,493

Major Crops: Alfalfa, Corn, Potatoes, Wheat

Minor Crops: Barley, Soybean, Vegetables


Current Investment×

U.S. Corn Belt

Investing Since: 1991

Acres Under Management: 18,103

Major Crops: Corn, Soybeans

Current Investment×

U.S. Lake States

Investing Since: 1993

Acres Under Management: 22,207

Major Crops: Cranberries

Minor Crops: Vegetables

Current Investment×

U.S. South East

Investing Since: 1999

Acres Under Management: 20,257

Major Crops: Cotton

Minor Crops: Vegetables

Current Investment×

U.S. Delta States

Investing Since: 1991

Acres Under Management: 866

Major Crops: Cotton, Rice, Soybeans

Minor Crops: Wheat

Current Investment×

U.S. Southern Plains

Investing Since: 1992

Acres Under Management: 46,601

Major Crops: Corn, Cotton, Soybeans

Minor Crops: Milo

Current Investment×


Investing Since: 2000

Acres Under Management: ~ 9,400

Major Crops: Almonds, Macadamia

Current Investment×


Investing Since: 2009

Acres Under Management:  1,020

Major Crops: Cranberries

HAIG Fast Facts

HAIG manages all properties with stewardship in mind. Many properties are certified through Global GAP standards and other similar sustainable practice certifications.

HAIG and HFS provide a unique combination of experience with direct, in-house management extending all the way from the field level to the investment level.

HAIG and HFS have been providing management services for more than 26 years!

Annually, HAIG cranberry production could provide an 8 oz. serving of cranberry sauce to roughly half of the U.S. population.

On average, HAIG managed properties produce enough grapes to provide approximately 1 bottle of wine to every resident of New York City.

HAIG manages over 300,000 acres across the United States, Australia and Canada.

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