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Sept. 27, 2021
By Will ClarkU of A System Division of Agriculture
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Several states have enacted laws or introduced legislation to
limit foreign ownership of farmland in the United States. The National Agricultural
Law Center will provide a status report on those laws during a webinar on Oct. 20.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency, nearly 3 percent,
or 35.2 million acres, of U.S. farmland is foreign-owned as of December 2019.
“Advocates say legislation limiting foreign ownership of farmland limits the ability
of powerful economic competitors such as China and Brazil to have control over the
U.S. food supply,” said Harrison Pittman, director of the National Agricultural Law
Center. Pittman will present the webinar.
“This isn’t a new idea, because states began passing laws regulating the ownership
of agricultural land as early as the 1920s and Congress passed the Foreign Investment
Disclosure Act in 1978,” Pittman said. “In the federal law, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture was tasked with collecting data on all farmland owned by international
“On Oct. 20, I look forward to sharing background on the issue of foreign ownership
of ag land as well as bringing everyone up to speed,” Pittman said.
The webinar is scheduled for noon-1p.m. EDT/11 a.m.-noon CDT. Learn more and register
for the webinar at https://bit.ly/3nivh3y.
For more information on the National Agricultural Law Center, visit https://nationalaglawcenter.org/ or follow @Nataglaw on Twitter.
About the National Agricultural Law Center
The National Agricultural Law Centerserves as the nation’s leading source of agricultural
and food law research and information. The Center works with producers, state and
federal policymakers, Congressional staffers, attorneys, land grant universities,
and many others to provide objective, nonpartisan agricultural and food law research
and information to the nation’s agricultural community.
The Center is a unit of the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture
and works in close partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, National
About the Division of Agriculture
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s mission is to strengthen
agriculture, communities, and families by connecting trusted research to the adoption
of best practices. Through the Agricultural Experiment Station and the Cooperative
Extension Service, the Division of Agriculture conducts research and extension work
within the nation’s historic land grant education system.
The Division of Agriculture is one of 20 entities within the University of Arkansas
System. It has offices in all 75 counties in Arkansas and faculty on five system campuses.
The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture is an equal opportunity/equal
access/affirmative action institution. If you require a reasonable accommodation to
participate or need materials in another format, please contact 479-575-4607 as soon
as possible. Dial 711 for Arkansas Relay.
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Media Contact: Will Clark firstname.lastname@example.org 479-899-2673