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Statewide soil survey and mapping; declaration of policy.
Section 604.01, Florida Statutes 2007

604.01  Statewide soil survey and mapping; declaration of policy.--A thorough and careful survey and mapping of the soils of Florida is hereby declared as a matter of legislative policy, basic to:

(1)  The development of intelligent research programs on the agricultural potentialities of the soils of the state;

(2)  The organization of effective soil conservation and land use planning programs;

(3)  Agricultural extension and home demonstration work;

(4)  Highway and secondary road planning;

(5)  Establishment of equitable land tax assessments;

(6)  Agricultural teaching;

(7)  The development of a sound body of helpful agricultural information for nationwide distribution to prospective landowners; and

(8)  A number of other social and agricultural enterprises of broad public interest.

History.--s. 1, ch. 20454, 1941.