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Michael Minton in Citrus Industry Magazine on Solar Energy Farms

Published: December 12th, 2017

By: Michael D. Minton

Michael D. Minton, Chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness Industry Team and Solar Energy Team, was quoted in the article titled, Solar Energy from Abandoned Groves, published in the Citrus Industry Magazine. Minton hints on some of the highlights from his team’s presentation at the Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference, held in November. “Some growers have […]

Michael Minton in Citrus Industry Magazine on Solar Energy Farms

Published: December 12th, 2017

By: Michael D. Minton

Michael D. Minton, Chair of Dean Mead’s Agribusiness Industry Team and Solar Energy Team, was quoted in the article titled, Solar Energy from Abandoned Groves, published in the Citrus Industry Magazine. Minton hints on some of the highlights from his team’s presentation at the Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference, held in November. “Some growers have […]

Solar Tax Incentives Article Featured in Tax Section Bulletin

Published: November 15th, 2017

By: Mark E. Holcomb Michael D. Minton Dana M. Apfelbaum

Michael Minton, Mark Holcomb, and Dana Apfelbaum co-authored an article published in the Fall 2017 edition of the Tax Section Bulletin, a publication of The Florida Bar. “Florida’s Current Climate is Ripe for Solar Tax Incentives” discusses certain Federal, state and local tax incentives that benefit Florida’s business owners and residents who choose to implement […]

Solar Farm Leasing Article Published in Farm Credit LEADER

Attorneys Michael D. Minton, Anna H. Long, Christopher R. D’Amico, and Dennis G. Corrick authored an article that is featured in the Fall issue of Farm Credit LEADER. The article, “Preserving Your Power: 10 Tips for Negotiating a Solar Farm Lease,” offers valuable advice on what things to consider when drafting the right terms and […]

Hurricane Relief, Solar Energy, Cybersecurity and Tax Reform Among Notable Topics at Ag Conference

Published: November 8th, 2017

The 7th Annual Florida Agriculture Financial Management Conference (FAFMC) was held at the B Resort & Spa in Lake Buena Vista on November 2-3. More than 90 people (mostly Florida growers and farmers) were in attendance to learn about key issues ranging from hurricane recovery, tax strategies and cybersecurity, to cash flow, operational efficiency and reduced labor costs. […]

Florida’s Current Climate is Ripe for Solar Energy Tax Incentives

Published: October 20th, 2017

By: Mark E. Holcomb Michael D. Minton Dana M. Apfelbaum

For a number of years, certain Federal, state and local tax incentives have been available to promote, among other things, the importance of renewable energy like solar power. These incentives benefit Florida’s business owners and residents who choose to implement solar energy systems on their property.  Although this article will focus on opportunities for solar […]

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 […]