The Microsoft co-founder is considered the largest private owner of farmland in the country with some 269,000 acres across dozens of states, according to last year’s edition of the Land Report 100, an annual survey of the nation’s largest landowners. 2 Mei 2022
Category: Why does Bill Gates own so much farmland?
According to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reports, Chinese investors’ holdings of U.S. agricultural land surged from 13,720 acres in 2010 to 352,140 acres in 2020. 2 Agu 2022
It’s also reported that Buffett owns a 1,500-acre family farm in Pana, Illinois, and three foundation-operated research farms, including over 1,500 acres in Arizona and 9,200 acres in South Africa. 30 Agu 2022
King Ranch, largest ranch in the United States, composed of a group of four tracts of land in southeastern Texas, totaling approximately 825,000 acres (333,800 hectares). The King Ranch was established by Richard King, a steamboat captain born in 1825 in Orange county, New York.
420,000 acres Some of the world’s biggest billionaires are landowners, such as media mogul Ted Turner who owns 2 million acres, Amazon.com’s AMZN, -3.06% CEO Jeff Bezos who has amassed 420,000 acres and Microsoft MSFT, -2.66% co-founder Bill Gates’s 270,000 acres, he notes. 29 Mar 2022