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Property Tax Relief for Woodland Owners

Property Tax Relief for Woodland Owners

Property taxes pay for important local government services authorized by elected officials, but they are a significant annual cost for forest landowners. Landowners may not fully recover management investments, including property taxes, when trees grow...

Healthy Soil is a Foundation for Farm Success

Managing soil health is one of the most effective ways for farmers to increase crop productivity and profitability while improving the environment. Positive results are often realized within the first year, and last well into...

Example Buffer

Buffers

In 2015 and 2016, the Minnesota Legislature passed and the Governor signed what is known as the ‘Buffer Law’. This state statute requires a strip of permanent vegetation along public waters and ditches. Public waters, including...