Global AgInvesting News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally Australia Seals Live Cattle Export Agreement with China Australia has signed a live cattle export deal with China that could potentially double its export volumes. 07/27/2015 7:53 PM Switzerland to Invest $100M in Ukrainian Agriculture Over Four Years The Swiss Ambassador to Ukraine wants to pour $100 million into Ukraine's ag sector, despite an economy mired in deep recession. 07/27/2015 7:48 PM Blue Sky’s Water Fund Generates Double-Digit Returns Amid Drought Conditions Blue Sky's water fund generated returns of 32% in fiscal 2015, continuing a trend of solid returns since the fund’s inception in 2013. 07/27/2015 7:25 PM Converting Conventional to Organic Farmland: Farmland LP’s Investment Strategy Farmland LP Managing Partner discusses investment strategy, market potential and risks associated with organic ag investment. 07/27/2015 2:22 PM California County Retirement System Makes $7.5M Bet on Agriculture Merced County Employees’ Retirement Association (MCERA) has approved a $7.5 million agriculture allocation to Blue Road Capital. 07/26/2015 8:6 PM Thailand’s CP Foods to Buy Russian Poultry Operation for $680 Million Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Foods is acquiring a Russian poultry operation from Agro-Invest Brinky B.V. for $680 million. 07/24/2015 1:22 PM Victor Smorgon Group Diversifying its Agricultural Offerings to China Australia’s Victor Smorgon Group has launched NutraCare – an online vehicle for selling infant formula to China on a subscription basis. 07/24/2015 12:30 PM PGG Wrightson Continues Acquisitions with Grainland Moree Purchase PGG Wrightson continues its month of acquisitions with the purchase of Australian seed company, Grainland Moree. 07/24/2015 11:41 AM Gallo Buys One of the U.S’s Largest Wineries from Treasury Wine Estates E&J Gallo is buying the Asti winery, one of the largest wineries in the U.S. from Australia’s Treasury Wine Estates. 07/23/2015 2:26 PM Brief: Synthetic Biology Startup, Gingko Bioworks Raises $45 Million in Series B Just four months after its Series A funding, Gingko Bioworks has raised $45 million in a Series B led by Viking Global Partners. 07/23/2015 1:17 PM