A bill in the Wisconsin State Senate would tighten restrictions on foreign land ownership. Farmer and Senator Rob Stafsholt from New Richmond tells Brownfield Senate Bill 348 would stop large future acquisitions of ag land by foreign buyers. “Right now, there already is... Read More.
The U.S. Senate has voted to ban foreign adversaries from purchasing U.S. farmland and agricultural businesses. The amendment, passed by a 91-7 vote late Tuesday, will be included in the Senate version of the Fiscal Year 2024 National Defense Authorization Act. Iowa Republican Chuck... Read More.
Some lawmakers are taking a closer look at foreign ag land ownership in the U.S. U.S. Congresswoman Ashley Hinson says she supports a bill that would limit U.S. farmland purchases by some foreign entities. “It’s the first time since 2018 that we’ve taken a really... Read More.
New legislation in the U.S. House would crack down on U.S. farmland purchases by some foreign entities. South Dakota Republican Dusty Johnson tells Brownfield the bill would restrict purchases that could affect the nation’s food supply, research facilities, and military bases. “My interest in foreign... Read More.
Members of the Senate Ag Committee have introduced a bill that would prevent some countries from acquiring U.S. farmland. Iowa Republican Joni Ernst says the legislation would review the purchase or lease by a foreign entity. “We are fighting to overhaul the system that... Read More.
A bill that’s been introduced into Congress would make critical investments in foreign animal disease response programs. Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon says the goal of the bipartisan legislation is simple. “We want to expand this ability to stop animal diseases in (their) tracks.” The legislation... Read More.