Photo from The Contrary Farmer

“In Iowa, the latest figures I have, from 2007, indicate that 60% of the farmland is owned by people who are not farming. Some 20% of Iowa’s farm owners do not even live in the state. It is safe to say that most of the farmland in America is being farmed by renters. This is precisely what immigrants from Europe were fleeing when they risked their lives to come to America.”