Bill Gates Becomes Top US Farmland Owner
Microsoft founder Bill Gates, now owns the most farmland of anyone in the United States.
Bill Gates, the fourth richest person in the world has been quietly snatching up 242,000 acres of farmland across the U.S. enough to make him the top private farmland owner in America.
Gates, reportedly owns 108,853 hectares of land in Washington, California, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, North Carolina, Florida, Mississippi, Arkansas and Louisiana.
His largest holdings include 27,952 hectares in Louisiana, 19,395 hectares in Arkansas, 10,420 hectares in Arizona, 8331 hectares in Nebraska and 6514 hectares in Washington state.