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Acquisition of land on which an agricultural lease exists.
F.S. 259.047
259.047 Acquisition of land on which an agricultural lease exists.
(1) When land with an existing agricultural lease is acquired in fee simple pursuant to this chapter or chapter 375, the existing agricultural lease may continue in force for the actual time remaining on the lease agreement. Any entity managing lands acquired under this section must consider existing agricultural leases in the development of a land management plan required under s. 253.034.
(2) Where consistent with the purposes for which the property was acquired, the state or acquiring entity shall make reasonable efforts to keep lands in agricultural production which are in agricultural production at the time of acquisition.
History.s. 4, ch. 2006-255.