Stenehjem v Crosslands

SUPREME COURT OF NORTH DAKOTA, No. 20090199, May 13, 2010

Held that a corporation’s purchase of land violates the ban on corporate ownership of farmland if the predominant use and nature of the entire tract purchased is as farmland or ranchland, rejecting a determination of land use “acre-by-acre”. The purchaser, Crosslands, is a nonprofit corporation [...]