Touch the Soil News #1352 (Feature photo – City Beet Farm – courtesy of City Beet Farm)
Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting Jonathan Hettinger reports on foreign-owned/controlled farmland in the United States. While the information is dated back to 2016 – the most recent available from federal records, foreigners own or control an amount of farmland equal to the State of Ohio.
A number of individual states are undertaking state legislation to curb foreign ownership of farmland in their states. You can read the full story here: