TIAA-CREF and university establish center for farmland research
TIAA-CREF and the University of Illinois are joining forces to establish a research center that aims to advance agricultural productivity.
The TIAA-CREF Center for Farmland Research at the University of Illinois will conduct research and host academic symposiums focused on farmland prices and the financial aspects of farm management. The center will serve as a specialized academic unit within the university’s College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. It also will support Farmdoc, the university’s online research program about the agricultural sector. An advisory board of TIAA-CREF and university representatives will provide guidance for the center.
Heather Davis, head of TIAA-CREF’s global private fixed income and