Chinese ownership of U.S. farmland, locations raise concerns


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1 of 4 | Federal reports indicate foreign ownership of U.S. farmland is on the rise, which raises concerns of potential threats to national security and the nation's food supply. File photo by Mike Theiler/UPI | License Photo Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Foreign investment in the nation's farmland has raised concern among U.S. lawmakers and governmental officials, particularly after reports about Chinese companies buying land near military bases. For example, a Chinese company bought farmland in 2021 for acorn-milling facility near an Air Force base in Grand Forks, N.D. Advertisement Another piece of land in Michigan purchased in 2023 by...