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Agri-Pulse Newsmakers: Mar. 8, 2024: Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., Micah Brown and Randy Dickhut on foreign farmland ownership

Lawmakers rolled out a government funding package this week that includes funding for USDA to better track the country’s farm, ranch and forest land owned by foreign buyers. Sen. Mike Rounds, R-S.D., joins Agri-Pulse Newsmakers to talk about what’s concerning lawmakers right now and what needs to be done in the future to protect America’s national and food security.Then, Micah Brown with the National Agricultural Law Center and Randy Dickhut with Agricultural Economic Insights talk about how state laws are impacting foreign farmland ownership and factors influencing the market for American farmland.Want to receive Newsmakers in your inbox every week? Sign up!

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