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Lawmakers aim to block ‘foreign adversaries’ from farmland purchases

  • Prohibiting China, Russia, Iran and North Korea from purchasing U.S. agricultural land and agricultural companies.
  • Adding the Secretary of Agriculture as a standing member of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. to consider agriculture needs when making determinations affecting our national security.
  • Requiring the President to submit a report to Congress on any waiver granted to a prohibited country.
  • Requiring reporting from the Secretary of Agriculture on the risk of foreign purchases of agriculture companies to the American agriculture sector.