Dusty Johnson of South Dakota wrote a letter to House Agriculture Committee Chairman David Scott on Wednesday asking… Bill Gates In front of the committee and hearing about huge investments in agricultural land.
“Farm land is so important. Nobody is buying it faster than Bill Gates,” Johnson told Fox News Digital. “He currently owns 270,000 acres, making him the largest owner of US farmland.”
The founder and former president of Microsoft has been investing his money in farmland located in many different states in the United States for years. According to Land Report, as of early 2021, Gates owned 242,000 acres of farmland. In November, he spent $13.5 million to purchase nearly 2,100 acres in Northeast Dakota.
This makes him the largest owner of arable land in the country. Over the years, the land was purchased by Cascade Investments, a holding and investment companyIt is controlled by Bill Gates.
“Meat Control Lounge”
As befits a Republican politician, Johnson cares not so much about the fact that the accumulation of farmland in one man’s hands might threaten a country’s food security, but rather the danger of “anti-meat pressure” on the part of Gates.
Johnson wrote on Twitter: “The commission should be concerned with Mr. Gates’ property and land schemes, as he has been the leading voice in focusing on ‘artificial meat.’ In 2021, Mr. Gates was quoted as saying that all rich nations should move to 100%.” Synthetic Beef to Fight Climate Change”.
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