The Difference Between Industrial Hemp and Marijuana

 

It is of utmost importance to note that industrial hemp is NOT the same as marijuana. While both fall under the cannabis species of plant, there are a number of notable differences between the [...]

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Conservation Easements: A Golden Opportunity for Landowners

Do you know what a conservation easement is?

When land is purchased, the landowner is entitled to a number of rights pertaining to the land including the right to develop and the use of the [...]

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How Opportunity Zones Regulations Impact Agricultural Land

In April 2019, the US Treasury Department released the second round of proposed regulations related to the “Opportunity Zone” project which was enacted as part of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017. [...]

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Property Concerns and Remediation with A-C-T [VIDEO]

When purchasing a new property, there are certain signs that might be a cause for environmental concern. Recently, The Land Journal sat down with A-C-T to discuss what landowners should be on the [...]

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Environmental Considerations when Purchasing Land [VIDEO]

When purchasing property, it is essential to take into account what environmental considerations need to be made in order to meet governmental and ethical standards. Some properties that may not [...]

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Hemp Legislation Update: Passage of The SAFE Act of 2019

Hemp, which is differentiated from marijuana by its low content of THC, is one of the most exciting alternative crop opportunities for Florida's farmers and landowners. At the University of [...]

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How to Respond to Eminent Domain: Know Your Rights [VIDEO]

Every year, many landowners are faced with a legal predicament known as eminent domain. Eminent domain is a tool used by government agencies to acquire land that is not for sale. If a government [...]

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How To Deal With Scrub Jay Nests on Your Property [VIDEO]

Scrub Jays are a federally protected species that occupy higher elevation soils across the state of Florida. Scrub Jays live in families and are territorial. It is important to know how to respond [...]

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How To Deal With Bald Eagles On Your Property [VIDEO]

Most Americans would likely say that the most iconic American animal is the Bald Eagle. Here in Florida, we have the pleasure of sharing our land with these majestic creatures. But how should [...]

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How To Deal With Burrowing Owls On Your Property [VIDEO]

If burrows are found on your property, your property might be occupied by Burrowing Owls. Burrowing Owls (athene cunicularia) are small owls that make burrows in the ground similar to the Gopher [...]

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