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Tags: china | u.s. | farmland | ccp | espionage | food security

China's US Farmland Buying Spree a Potential 'Trojan Horse'

Freshly cut wheat fields are shown near a farm near Moscow, Idaho. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

By    |   Thursday, 18 August 2022 06:43 AM EDT

China is continuing to gobble up American farmland, raising concerns among GOP lawmakers about what the Chinese Communist Party hopes to get out of its U.S. investment – a spending spree that's increased by nearly 2,500% over the past decade.

While just 3% of agricultural land in the U.S. is foreign-owned, according to a December 2020 report published by the Department of Agriculture, China hawks are raising concerns about the national security implications posed by China's expanding land portfolio.

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China is continuing to gobble up American farmland, raising concerns among GOP lawmakers about what the Chinese Communist Party hopes to get out of its U.S. investment - a spending spree that's increased by nearly 2,500% over the past decade.
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