Canada’s preeminent farmland investment seminar to feature speakers from leading organizations including Purdue University, Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation, George Morris Centre, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, and Farm Credit Canada

OTTAWA, Canada, August 30, 2011 — The top thought leaders and financial experts on farmland investment will gather in Toronto on September 22, 2011 for the second annual Canadian Agri-Business & Farmland Investment Seminar. Sponsored by Bonnefield Financial and the Farmland Investor Letter, the one-day seminar provides a platform for Canadians to discuss, learn and meet others investing in or considering Canadian farmland investment.

During the seminar, Bonnefield Financial President Tom Eisenhauer will also release new research findings on factors driving Canadian farmland values.

This year’s presenters at the Canadian Agri-Business & Farmland Investment Seminar include:

  •  Brenda Frank, Senior Director, Strategy & Business Insight, Farm Credit Canada on The Current State and Outlook of Agriculture in Canada;
  •  Dr. Brent Gloy, Purdue University on Factors Driving US Farmland Values;
  • Tom Eisenhauer, Bonnefield Financial on Factors Driving Canadian Farmland Values – New Research Results;
  • Panel discussion: How to Stimulate Growth in Canada’s Agri-business and Farmland Investment Industry. Moderated by Paul Waldie, The Globe & Mail with panelists: Dean Klippenstine, Myers Norris Penny; Al Mussell, George Morris Centre and Norm Shoemaker, Saskatchewan farm operator;
  • David McInnes, Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) on New Framework for Canada’s Agri-Food Sector; and
  • Luncheon keynote Professor David Sparling, Chair Agri-Food Innovation, Ivey School of Business

“The seminar speakers are indeed leaders in their respective fields. Delegates can expect to hear relevant and timely new information to help them better understand Canadian agri-business and farmland investment,” said Mr. Eisenhauer.

Seating is limited. For more information or to register, visit