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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 3, 2022

FARMLAND PARTNERS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Maryland

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

001-36405

(Commission

File Number)

46-3769850

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

4600 S. Syracuse Street, Suite 1450

Denver, Colorado

(Address of principal executive offices)

 

80237

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (720452-3100

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class

Trading Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on which registered

Common Stock

FPI

New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 2.02.Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On May 3, 2022, Farmland Partners Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its financial position as of March 31, 2022, results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2022 and other related information. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The Company intends to make certain supplemental information available on its website www.farmlandpartners.com under the section “Investor Relations — Presentations” prior to the Company’s conference call with investors on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern Time).

 In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information included in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1 hereto, shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference into any filing made by the Company under the Exchange Act or the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

Item 5.07.Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the Annual Meeting of Stockholders of the Company held on May 3, 2022 (the “Annual Meeting”), the stockholders of the Company approved all of the proposals presented, which are described in detail in the Company’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A that was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 23, 2022 (the “Proxy Statement”). Holders of 37,433,584 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.01 per share, were present in person or represented by proxy at the Annual Meeting.

The following are the voting results of the proposals submitted to the Company’s stockholders at the Annual Meeting:

Proposal 1: To elect the eight director nominees named in the Proxy Statement.

Director Nominee

For

Withheld

Broker Non-Votes

Chris A. Downey

22,411,636

3,330,740

11,691,208

Joseph W. Glauber

17,648,978

8,093,398

11,691,208

John A. Good

18,456,964

7,285,412

11,691,208

Thomas P. Heneghan

25,048,679

693,697

11,691,208

Danny D. Moore

25,061,593

680,783

11,691,208

Toby L. O’Rourke

17,704,771

8,037,605

11,691,208

Paul A. Pittman

24,995,165

747,211

11,691,208

Murray R. Wise

25,084,657

657,719

11,691,208

Proposal 2: To ratify the appointment of Plante & Moran, PLLC as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for the Company’s fiscal year ending December 31, 2022.

For

Against

Abstentions

36,375,342

792,027

266,215

Proposal 3: To approve (on an advisory basis) the compensation of our named executive officers.

For

Against

Abstentions

Broker Non-Votes

20,804,177

4,573,832

364,367

11,691,208

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit
No.

    

Description

99.1*

Press release dated May 3, 2022

104

Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL and contained in Exhibit 101)

*   Furnished herewith.

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

FARMLAND PARTNERS INC.

Dated: May 3, 2022

   By:

/s/ Luca Fabbri

Luca Fabbri

President

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