Pushback? I suspect, in the end, the deal will stand.
“The Corporate or Limited Liability Company Farming Law has certain exceptions, such as permitting registered family farms or allowing the use of the land for business purposes,” the letter from the AG continued.
Corporations that are in violations of this law will have a year to divest themselves of the land and are subject to a civil fine of $100,000.
“Our office needs to confirm how your company uses this land and whether this use meets any of the statutory exceptions, such as business purpose exceptions…”
Since the start of the 20th century there has been a steady creep of deference to corporations over individuals. The Supreme Court granted corporations the status of "artificial person" and then the individual persons have been losing status in society ever since. We need to amend the Constitution to make the rights of individuals apply only to individuals and corporations will only have the rights of their constituent members.