How Demographic Shifts Are Transforming Florida's Electorate [PODCAST]

At this year's annual Lay of the Land Conference Marian P. Johnson, Executive Director at the Florida Chamber Political Institute, spoke about the shifting demographics here in Florida and how [...]

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Preservation: Managing Florida's Water Systems [VIDEO]

At this year's Lay of the Land Conference, The Land Journal sat down with Michael Minton to discuss water management in the state of Florida. Minton is Chair of Dean Mead's Agribusiness and Solar [...]

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The Benefits of Funding Florida Forever

It is essential to preserve Florida's natural habitats. While there are many ways of assisting in this effort of conservation, providing funding for the Florida Forever program has been one of the [...]

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The Governor's Plan to Protect Florida's Climate [PODCAST]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently spoke about his environmental strategy at this year's annual Lay of the Land Conference. The Governor discussed a number of topics including Florida Supreme [...]

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2020 Florida Hemp Legislation Update

Since the founding of our nation, our government has had to balance the necessity of oversight with the guarantees of freedom for citizens to conduct their business in a free market. Here in the [...]

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The Importance of Land Use and Zoning Laws for Landowners

It is essential for landowners to understand laws pertaining to land use. While land use and zoning are often mistaken for each other, there are distinct legal differences between them. 

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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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