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Statewide soil survey and mapping; declaration of policy.
F.S. 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:


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


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


Agricultural extension and home demonstration work;


Highway and secondary road planning;


Establishment of equitable land tax assessments;


Agricultural teaching;


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


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


s. 1, ch. 20454, 1941.