Owning land

Leave It like You Found It: Sustainable Forestry

Leave It like You Found It: Sustainable Forestry

The solution to deforestation is to find balance between society’s increasing demand for forestry products and preservation of forest health through sustainable forestry.

Black Gold: How to Find out If There’s Oil on Your Land

Black Gold: How to Find out If There’s Oil on Your Land

Oil can be found in regions throughout the U.S. and because it’s the world’s most important energy source, it's very valuable. Here's how to find out if there's oil on your land.

What to Look for on Your Property Deed

What to Look for on Your Property Deed

How complex can a one page document be? Actually a property deed can be deceptively complicated if you don’t know what to look for. Are these key components are on your deed?

These 10 U.S. States Have the Most Publicly Owned Land

These 10 U.S. States Have the Most Publicly Owned Land

Today federal and state governments own more than 34% of the total land mass in the United States. You may be surprised to find out which states contain the most publicly owned land.

Why Crop Rotation Benefits the Farmer and His Environment

Why Crop Rotation Benefits the Farmer and His Environment

Crop rotation is a great way to optimize a farmer's production and yield. Not only will it help the environment and increase output, it will improve the quality of the food we eat.

Who Owns the Mineral Rights to Your Property?

Who Owns the Mineral Rights to Your Property?

Just because you own property, it doesn’t mean you own the minerals. The U.S. is one of the few countries that allows individuals to take ownership of and profit from mineral rights.

Why You Should Have Your Soil Sampled and Tested

Why You Should Have Your Soil Sampled and Tested

Enhancing soil quality improves your chances of harvesting a better yield and can boost productivity for all farmers, landscapers, gardeners, and lawn connoisseurs.

What Type of Land Is Best for Wind Farming?

What Type of Land Is Best for Wind Farming?

Wind farming is becoming the nation's largest renewable source of generating electricity and landowners in the U.S. are making money as a result. Is your land right for a wind farm?

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