At a press conference Oct. 17, 2023, Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders (behind lectern) and Attorney General Tim Griffin (left) announce steps the state is taking to force the sale of farmland owned by a company with ties to the Chinese government. (Screen shot from live feed)

Arkansas orders Chinese-owned seed company to sell its farmland

BY: - October 17, 2023

Arkansas officials took steps Tuesday to force a Chinese government-owned agricultural company to divest itself of 160 acres of Craighead County farmland and pay a $280,000 fine for failing to file timely disclosures to the state. “The land in question is owned by Northrup King Seed Co., a subsidiary of Syngenta Seeds LLC, which is […]