Pardee Resources Company (OTC: PDER) (the “Company”) reports that its subsidiary, Pardee Agricultural Properties LLC, recently closed on the purchase of a 40-acre farmland tract located in Kern County, at the southern end of California’s Central Valley. The tract will be developed and managed for specialty table grapes by a local, multi-generational agricultural operating company. The Company has committed $1.6 million for the acquisition and the development of this property. “We are excited to close on our first agricultural property investment and look forward to growing this platform to further diversify our land business,” said Carleton P. Erdman, President and Chief Executive Officer.
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