Land Report 100

American Land Barons

The Washington Post takes a critical look at the Land Report 100. Text by Christopher Ingraham The federal government is by far the nation’s biggest landowner, holding 640 million acres of purple mountains, fruited plains and amber waves of grain

Posted in Feature, Land Report 100

Lyda Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 47 Lyda Family 260,000 acres Sprawled across Pecos County in West Texas and in Baylor County, La Escalera (“Fe Ladder”) Ranch retains vaquero traditions while producing high-quality Angus and show-grade Quarter Horses. Photo Credit: Lyda Family Click here to

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Equestrian, Feature, Land Report 100, Southwest, Texas

Galt Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 46 Galt Family 262,000 acres Former Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks Commissioner Errol Galt owns the Martinsdale Ranch near the center of the state. Other Galt ranches can be found in Broadwater County, east of Helena along the Missouri

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Posted in Cattle, Feature, Land Report 100, Montana, West

Babbitt Heirs: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 45 Babbitt Heirs 270,000 acres Established in 1866, Babbitt Ranches dominates the country north of Flagstaff. Fourth-generation family member Billy Cordasco maintains the thriving breeding program as well as an abiding commitment to environmental stewardship. Click here to see

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Posted in Agriculture, Arizona, Cattle, Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Land Report 100, Southwest

Jones Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 42 Jones Family 275,000 acres The heirs of William Whitby Jones run their South Texas cattle operation under one fence. The family’s Alta Vista Ranch is known for its biodiversity and produces substantial oil-and-gas revenues. Click here to see

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Posted in Cattle, Feature, Land Report 100, Minerals, Southwest, Texas

Anne Marion: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 42 Anne Marion 275,000 acres A Missouri native, Samuel Burk Burnett (1849–1922) arrived in Texas at age 10; by 19, he was on his own, buying 100 head of cattle that wore the 6666 brand. He soon sold the

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, Land Report 100, Minerals, Southwest, Texas

Lee Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 42 Lee Family 275,000 acres After World War I, a doughboy named Floyd Lee (1895 – 1987) began working as a hand on the Fernandez Ranch in Cibola County, New Mexico. By the time of his death decades later,

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Farming, Feature, Land Report 100, New Mexico, Southwest

Killam Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 41 Killam Family 277,000 acres This Laredo family’s ranching history dates to 1920 when O.W. Killam, a successful businessman and former state senator, left Oklahoma and set out in search of black gold in South Texas. He found it.

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Posted in Arkansas, Feature, Great Plains, Kansas, Land Report 100, Louisiana, Minerals, Nebraska, South, Southwest, Texas

Kokernot Heirs: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 40 Kokernot Heirs 278,000 acres Among the most storied ranches in Far West Texas, the family’s o6 brand was first registered in Texas in 1837. John Kokernot bought it in 1872. He and his brother Lee then began grazing

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, Land Report 100, Southwest, Texas

Fasken Family: 2017 Land Report 100 sponsored by LandLeader

No. 39 Fasken Family 279,000 acres (Up 19,000 acres) Headquartered in the heart of the oil-rich Permian Basin, four generations of this Midland family have shepherded Fasken Oil & Ranch, one of the largest private energy companies in Texas. The

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Posted in Energy, Feature, Land Report 100, Southwest, Texas

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