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This publication discusses how zoning and land use regulations impact the practice of forestry in North Carolina. The publication also explains planning jurisdictions, components of a zoning ordinance, and where to go for more information.
This publication covers the basics of leasing land for farming operations, from both a landowner and tenant perspective.
This factsheet explains the contract terms likely to be found in a solar ground leases.
On May 28, 2009, new rules for reporting of lump-sum timber sales went into effect. This document outlines these new rules.
This factsheet covers several factors to consider when leasing farmland for solar farm purposes. Property titles, site selection, easements, zoning, and other legal issues are discussed.
This Factsheet discusses the steps in forming an LLC in North Carolina for your farm.
This guide summarizes marketing options for grain and soybean growers and explains how to use basis, the difference between cash and futures prices, to evaluate marketing options.
This factsheet covers solar and wind energy tax implications for landowners, businesses, and government.
This factsheet covers personal property tax evaluation for solar equipment on farms.
This publication provides information to help produce growers understand the variety of insurance coverage or policies available to best cover their farms.
This factsheet discusses issues relating to the end-of-life and decommissioning of a solar farm.
This publication offers information on questions and considerations to be aware of when planning for solar energy on a farm.
This factsheet lists solar energy resources for residents of North Carolina.
This factsheet serves as an overview for North Carolinians interested in learning about the different types of solar technology available and how they can be used.
This publication provides basic information about the forms of business organizations (corporations, partnerships, etc.) available in North Carolina.
This 8-page publication will help producers make decisions about growing or buying forage, and about harvesting, storage, and feeding options. Forages are an essential part of a ruminant animal's diet and are an important factor in a profitable farm business.