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The Voices of Land blog

Read insightful articles featuring expertise from a variety of sources on a range of land real estate topics...

Archive by category: Energy - Environ.Return
“Carbon neutral” and “net zero goals'' are often thrown around in conversations about energy, but what does it actually mean for the lands of America? How many acres will be required for each state to achieve zero-carbon emission?
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When you buy land, you might assume that your property rights give you ownership of everything below your feet. That's not always the case, though. While you have surface rights, someone else may have mineral rights to its metals, oil, natural gas, and other commodities.
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Soil is a key factor in determining the use of a farmland property and it is crucial to understand at least the basics of farmland soil health.
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More and more farmers are taking on active roles in conservation. Future Leaders Committee Molly Zaver explains some common ways to help your land.
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Wind and solar energy are already taking the world of energy by storm.
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The right kind of soil can help a landowner grow great crops or build houses that last a long time.
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We’ve collected the most commonly asked questions about mineral rights to help you get a better understanding of one of the most complex issues in the land industry.
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The value of rural properties can be affected by an interplay of forces, which are continually changing, often in a cyclical pattern.
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For rural communities that may go years between major investments, the arrival of a wind farm has large benefits in all three areas.
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