by Dept. of Agriculture, Economics, Statistics, and Cooperatives Service in [Washington] .
Written in English
Issued Feb. 1980.
|Series||Agricultural economic report ; no. 447, Agricultural economic report -- no. 447.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 33 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||33|
Foreign ownership of U.S. agricultural land. [J Peter DeBraal; United States. Department of Agriculture. Natural Resource Economics Division.] Print book: English: Feb. 1, , through Feb. 1, View all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - . Foreign ownership makes up about percent of farmland in the U.S. and 1 percent of all land. Critics often cite food security as a reason to ban foreign ownership of agriculture land, but the Center’s analysis found that timber companies and renewable energy companies remain the biggest group of foreign investors. CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Foreign investors acquired at least million acres of U.S. agricultural land in , the largest increase in more than a decade, according to a review by the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting of the latest available federal data. 'American Soil' Is Increasingly Foreign Owned The number of acres of U.S. farmland held by foreign-owned investors has doubled in the past two decades, raising alarm bells in farming communities.
The deal made Shuanghui, now the WH Group Limited, into one of the biggest foreign owners of U.S. agricultural land, according to an analysis of that same data. That purchase was just a part of a continuing surge in foreign investment in American farmland and food that has raised concerns in Congress and among rural advocacy groups. m for the collection of information pertaining to foreign ownership in U.S. agricultural land. The regulations require foreign investors who acquire, transfer or hold an interest in U.S. agricultural land to report such holdings and transactions to the Secretary of Agriculture on an AFIDA Report Form FSA Missouri law caps foreign ownership of agricultural land at 1% of the state’s total agricultural acreage. But Missouri — which in recent years has passed at least two laws easing restrictions on the amount of farmland foreign interests can buy — ranks near the middle compared with other states with foreign-owned agricultural land, the USDA data : Midwest Center For Investigative Reporting. Get this from a library! Foreign ownership of U.S. agricultural land. [Marilyn E Eichler; United States. Department of Agriculture. Natural Resource Economics Division.].
This information is being collected to determine eligibility to acquire an interest in controlled land pursuant to the provisions of the Agricultural and Recreational Land Ownership Act, the Foreign Ownership of Land Regulations and the Land Titles Act. Questions may be directed to: Director, Foreign Ownership of Land Administration, Size: 1MB. Foreign ownership of agricultural land went under the microscope last year when the Federal government announced tighter restrictions for overseas investors looking to purchase Australian farmland. The rules required properties to be ‘marketed widely’ to Australian buyers for at least 30 days before being on the international market. Foreign companies have been investing in U.S. farmland at a record pace according to the report, with the amount of land owned by foreign interests doubling from million acres to million acres from and and the value of that farmland jumping from $ billion (in today's dollars) to $ billion during that same time period. Get this from a library! Foreign ownership of U.S. agricultural land: highlights.. [United States. Department of Agriculture. Economics and Statistics Service.;].