Bill Gates has taken on many roles over the course of his career: affable tech nerd, aloof billionaire, tennis player, visionary philanthropist. Recently, he and soon-to-be-ex wife Melinda Gates added a new title to that list: largest owners of US farmland.
One way to get rich is to observe what rich people do with their money. Therefore, I think you’ll enjoy this look into why Bill Gates is buying so much U.S. farmland. If buying farmland is good enough for Bill and Melinda, perhaps buying farmland is good for the rest of us as well.
The following is a post by FarmTogether, a leading farmland real estate investing platforms and Financial Samurai content partner. As someone who appreciates owning real assets, please enjoy.