Johnathan Hettinger is an investigative reporter at the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting in Champaign, Illinois. His reporting is currently focused on the intersection of climate change and agribusiness.
Foreign Control of U.S. Farmland has Recently Doubled, And the USDA Doesn’t Know Who Owns What
A law requiring foreign investors to report transactions of farmland to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been on the books for almost 40 years. But as the amount of foreign-controlled... MORE
Rural America · September 28, 2017