Global AgInvesting News, Information and Research for Investors in Farmland and Agriculture Globally Farmland Partners Hikes Payout in Drive to Win Over Investors Farmland Partners has raised its dividend payout by 11% as part of its commitment to deliver positive returns. 11/21/2014 2:31 PM Great Future for Aquaculture Forecasts FAO: Record Output of 66.5 Million tons in 2012 Increased investment in the aquaculture industry will boost farmed fish production by 4.14% per year to 2022. 11/21/2014 1:52 PM Terra Firma to Sell Australian Beef Stake London-based private equity giant Terra Firma is moving toward selling a stake in Consolidated Pastoral Company. 11/21/2014 12:39 PM Australia May Replace France as Top Exporter of Wine to China Australian wine exports to China may overtake French export within the next four to five years after tariff elimination. 11/21/2014 11:22 AM JBS Beefs Up in Australia, Buying Primo Smallgoods JBS, the world’s biggest meat group, has acquired Australian ham and bacon supplier, Primo Smallgoods for $1.25 billion. 11/21/2014 9:57 AM Subdued Response to Chinese Free Trade Agreement From Australian Grain Industry The largest Australian commodities of wheat and canola were not included under the free trade agreement recently signed with China. 11/20/2014 5:35 PM Peru to Become Top 10 Cocoa Exporter, Says USDA Peru will become a top 10 cocoa exporting country in upcoming years on increased planting and improving yields. 11/20/2014 4:26 PM Amid Deal Frenzy, Continental Grain May Sell Stake in Chicken Unit Continental Grain Co. is signaling that it will sell a stake in its Wayne Farms poultry business. 11/20/2014 3:48 PM U.S. Sugar Refiner Woes Mount as Mexico Deal Seen Chocking Supply A deal that seemed like a big win for U.S. sugar, is reducing raw sugar imports from Mexico used by U.S. refiners. 11/20/2014 3:27 PM Brazil Coffee Crop ‘Better Than Initially Thought’ Coffee crops in Brazil and Colombia are beating previous estimates according to U.S. Department of Agriculture foreign staff. 11/20/2014 3:1 PM