Ben Felder, Investigate Midwest

Ben Felder, Investigate Midwest

Ben Felder covers agribusiness and the meat industry in Oklahoma for Investigate Midwest.

Oklahoma governor says China is buying up the state’s farmland. The data shows otherwise.

By: - November 10, 2023

Saddling a horse on his family’s east Oklahoma ranch, Gov. Kevin Stitt told a Fox News reporter his state’s land was under threat from the Chinese “Communist Party.” Thousands of acres were being bought by China-based companies and individuals to build marijuana farms, if not for more nefarious purposes, the Republican governor said. “We pulled […]