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November 23, 2014

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China has a big appetite, and lately it hasn't been buying only food from U.S. farms, it's also been buying those farms. One of the largest is in northeast Utah, where a pair of Chinese businessman have purchased a 22,000-acre alfalfa ranch, where hay is grown for export to China's booming dairy industry.

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China has a big appetite, and lately it hasn't been buying only food from U.S. farms, it's also been buying those farms. One of the largest is in northeast Utah, where a pair of Chinese businessman have purchased a 22,000-acre alfalfa ranch, where hay is grown for export to China's booming dairy industry.