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Foreign Ownership of U.S. Farmland Probed at U.S. Senate Hearing

Senators believe it's a national security threat

U.S. senators said during a Wednesday hearing that foreign ownership of U.S. farmland is a national security threat that should be further examined.

The U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry discussed foreign ownership of the nation’s agricultural lands, with testimony from experts and Senate colleagues who have been taking the lead on the issue.

"Food security is national security," said Senator Jon Tester, (D-MT), who told the committee about his work to limit foreign ownership of farmland.

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