A $17.64 million investment into New Zealand's largest hop garden.
JT Macfarlane gives his insight into GDT #214 and the financial environment in his blog.
Hail, bio-security incursions, market oversupply, long lead times between planting nursery trees and harvesting. These are all risks in a horticultural business.
Shares, fixed interest, cash, real assets. These are the normal investment categories considered by investors and investment advisers.