DEVELOPMENT of new vineyards and orchards includes soil analysis, farm layout, financial projections and timetables. LBFI manages water development, land preparation, irrigation installation and planting. Other development activities include obtaining winery contracts, purchasing nursery stock and assisting clients with financing activities.
FARM MANAGEMENT of vineyards and orchards includes planning, budgeting and managing farming operations and regular reporting. Utilizing the knowledge and expertise of Mike Burden and several Farm Managers, LBFI manages for superior financial returns to owners.
INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES are provided to investors by organizing and developing new orchards and vineyards into Limited Partnerships with LBFI as General Partner. The Principals of LBFI invest in each project as Limited Partners to assure alignment of interests with investor Limited Partners.
ADDITIONAL SERVICES include consulting assignments drawing on the 130 years of hands-on agricultural experience of the LBFI partners and real estate acquisition and sale services provided by LBFI Principals who are licensed real estate agents.