According to TheLand Report, Microsoft Founder Bill Gates is now America’s top farmland owner with over 242,000 acres of farmland.
FORBES: Bill Gates is now U.S.'s largest private farmland owner with 242,000 acres
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) January 15, 2021
Gates and his wife hold farmland across 18 states.
His largest land holdings are in Louisiana, Arkansas and Nebrasks with 69,071, 47,927, and 20,588 acres respectively.
The land is held directly by Gates or via through Cascade Investments, a firm he controls.
"Bill Gates becomes top US farmland owner" – he now owns 242k acres of US farmland:
Louisiana (69,071 acres)
Washington state (16,097).https://t.co/0lKuLOUSYj
I wonder if he's getting subsidies!
— Scott Lincicome (@scottlincicome) January 16, 2021