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Five Financial Incentives for Conservation-Minded Agriculture Operators
Category: Agriculture
With every change in the federal executive administration, speculation rages over what changes to expect in regulation, policy, and guidance. The current transition is no different. And agricultural policy and conservation priorities are not excepted. Much of the current discussion involves the…
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Farmland Preservation Program: Northwest Arkansas Land Trust Announces Expansion
Category: Agriculture , Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
The Northwest Arkansas Land Trust (“Trust”) announced an expansion of its Farmland Preservation Program. The Trust states that a $920,000 grant will: . . . support two integrated efforts to connect farmers to land and resources and conserve vital farmland needed for growing fruits and vegetables…
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Economic Impacts to U.S. Biofuels, Agriculture, and the Economy: Agricultural Retailers Association Report
Category: Agriculture , Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law
The Agricultural Retailers Association (“ARA”) issued a report in October 2020 titled: Economic Impacts to U.S. Biofuels, Agriculture, and the Economy from Subsidized Electric Vehicle Penetration The Report discusses the potential impact of different levels of electric vehicle (“EV”) penetration…
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Syndicated Conservation Easement Transactions: Internal Revenue Service Announces First Settlement
Category: Agriculture , Arkansas Environmental, Energy, and Water Law, Tax
The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) in an August 31st news release announced what it described as: . . . the completion of the first settlement under its initiative to resolve certain docketed cases involving syndicated conservation easement transactions (“Transactions”). The IRS had previously…
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