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Hurricane Relief Front and Center at Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference

Published: October 11th, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s $2.5 billion in damage to Florida’s agriculture industry, state leaders are aiming their attention at financial aid for growers. It’s just one of the key issues that will be addressed at the 7th Annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) on November 2 – 3, 2017 […]

Nothing but Net

Published: October 9th, 2017

By: Brian M. Stephens Anna H. Long Michael D. Minton

Orlando, Fla. – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s $2.5 billion in damage to Florida’s agriculture industry, state leaders are aiming their attention at financial aid for growers. It’s just one of the key issues that will be addressed at the 7th Annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) on November 2 – 3, 2017 […]

Hurricane Relief Front and Center at Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference

Published: October 11th, 2017

Orlando, Fla. – In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s $2.5 billion in damage to Florida’s agriculture industry, state leaders are aiming their attention at financial aid for growers. It’s just one of the key issues that will be addressed at the 7th Annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) on November 2 – 3, 2017 […]

Nothing but Net

Published: October 9th, 2017

By: Brian M. Stephens Anna H. Long Michael D. Minton

The potential for development and widespread use of renewable energy sources has always been plagued by a single question – are they financially feasible?  Solar generated energy is no exception.  At the heart of the financial viability question for solar energy is a concept called “net metering”.  Loosening restrictions related to net metering, some say, […]

2017 Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference: November 2-3, 2017

Published: September 18th, 2017

The seventh annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) will be held November 2-3, 2017 at the B Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Outstanding program lineup this year includes: Hurricane Relief – Overview of Financial Funding Available 180 Days to Maximum Profit – Analyzing Efficiencies in Your Operation Agriculture Farmland Valuations as Florida’s […]

22 Dean Mead Attorneys Recognized Among Best Lawyers in America 2018

Published: September 8th, 2017

By: Cari L. Roth Joseph “Jay” Van Heyde II

Best Lawyers® 2018 Orlando, Fla. – Dean Mead recently announced that 22 lawyers were selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America © 2018.  The attorneys who are recognized in their fields of practice are as follows: Name of Lawyer Practice Area(s) for Recognition David J. Akins Tax Law;  Trusts and Estates David P. Barker Real Estate […]

Bluegrass and Sunshine: Sales and Use Taxation of the Equine Industry in Kentucky and Florida

Published: August 30th, 2017

By: Mark E. Holcomb

By Erica L. Horn and Mark E. Holcomb[1] The equine industry has a long and esteemed history in the United States, with the first Thoroughbred races dating back to the early days of our nation. Thousands of people still gather each year at the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes, the Belmont Stakes and the Breeders’ […]

WOTUS Rule Appeal: EPA Seeks Comments on Rule

Published: August 30th, 2017

By: Dennis G. Corrick

The week that the extended comment period on its controversial WOTUS Rule was ending, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) announced that it is opening a comment period on revising that rule. This proposed revision is in response to a February 28, 2017, Presidential Executive Order calling for review and for revising or rescinding the […]

Proposed Grove Land Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Project

Published: August 30th, 2017

By: Dennis G. Corrick

Florida TaxWatch has published an article that discusses the proposed 7,800-acre Grove Land Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area (GLRSTA) project. Read the full article on The TaxWatch Blog here: Grove Land Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area. Dean Mead’s Agribusiness Industry Team continues to monitor Florida’s water crises. If you have questions, please contact Dennis G. […]

Funds Available for Agricultural Export Marketing Plans (AEMP)

Published: August 28th, 2017

By: Dennis G. Corrick

Florida has a well-established and active Small Business Development Center (SBDC) network. Our Agribusiness Industry Team has recently been advised that the Florida SBDC Network has received supplemental 2017 funding for assisting in the preparation of Agricultural Export Marketing Plans (AEMP) for farmers and those involved in producing value-added food products in Florida. The funding […]