Manulife Investment Management Agriculture Services (Canada) Ltd.

We’re a farmland property management company that acquires quality farmland on behalf of Manulife Investment Management and leases it to innovative farm operators seeking to expand their operations. Owners of farmland in Canada interested in selling their land and local farms looking to expand their operations are encouraged to contact us.

Manulife Investment Management Agriculture Services (Canada) Ltd. is based in Calgary, Alberta, with growing operations across Canada. Our mission is to partner with you and your family to unlock the equity in your land. We provide flexible options to suit both sellers and our tenant farmers that may include investments in development and infrastructure that improve the farm and contribute to the local economy.

We’re part of Manulife Investment Management's private market platform, which includes agriculture, timber, real estate, private equity and credit, and infrastructure. (Manulife Investment Management is the global wealth and asset management segment of Manulife Financial Corporation.) With leading capabilities in private assets and the resources of a global financial organization, Manulife Investment Management seeks to understand our partners’ needs and works with us to create tailored solutions that meet them.

Manulife Investment Management Agriculture Services (Canada) Ltd. is not authorized to provide, and does not provide, investment advice or investment advisory services. Additionally, the content of this site is not intended, nor should be construed, as an offer to buy or sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any security, or to participate in an investment strategy.

Why work with us

Are you a farmer who is looking to sell your land or work with us?

  • We know farming and cropland. We have a passion for agriculture and understand the issues involved.
  • We’re tactful. We understand that transitions with family or closely held farms can be sensitive in nature.
  • We’ll work closely with your financial or legal professionals to find effective solutions for your specific needs.
  • We have access to capital resources.
  • We offer lease-back programs to unlock your farm’s equity.
  • We embrace sustainability and stewardship as guiding principles in our operations.
  • We’re proud of our long track record, proven platform, and invested interest in Canada.

Solutions we offer

Succession and retirement

We help to provide solutions for retirement, successorship, or estate planning.

  • We simplify succession planning by providing capital to buy out retirees. Retirees receive the funds they need and their successors inherit long-term lease stability.
  • We help young farmers succeed by reducing the debt they take on.
  • Transactions are made through staged buyouts, cash purchases, or any model that suits the seller, with flexible financing solutions.


We help farmers to scale up operations, modernize equipment, and diversify their investment. 

  • We have access to sufficient capital resources for acquiring large blocks of land.
  • Farms can enter secure, long-term leases.
  • Farm capital can be redirected toward essential equipment and inputs.


We offer landlords exit options and tenants opportunities to continue to farm the land.

  • We provide liquidity for those looking to sell.
  • Transactions are efficient and discreet.
  • We work with creditors and trusted professionals to make transactions seamless.

Looking to sell your land?

We offer solutions for farmers looking to capitalize on current land values and deploy capital elsewhere. We look to acquire high-quality farmland in Canada. The land may be dryland, irrigated, or developmental farmland, with a preference for properties that are over 640 acres.

Contact us today

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Blaine Calkins

Farmland Acquisitions Manager


Keith Jones

Senior Farmland Region Manager

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