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Bill Gates is not only one of America's most generous philanthropists, he is also the biggest private owner of farmland in the U.S. According to The Land Report, Bill Gates now owns 242,000 acres of farmland spanning 18 states. landreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Gates-Map.jpg Although Gates may be the country’s biggest owner of farmland, his holdings pale compared to the 2.2 million acres of forest and ranch land owned by John Malone, chair of Liberty Media, and the 2 million acres of forest and ranch land owned by CNN founder Ted Turner. (Map from landreport.com/2021/01/bill-gates-americas-top-farmland-owner/)
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