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The Land Report Top Ten: Summer 2014

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A world-class array of legacy properties, production ag ranches, and resort retreats. – The Editors 1. SOLD! Copper Beech Farm (Connecticut): $130 million A relic of Old Greenwich, this 50-acre estate is the last of its kind and includes two

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Connecticut, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Hunting, Massachusetts, Montana, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, South, Southwest, Timber, Water, West, Wyoming

2013 Land Report 100: Ford Family

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No. 11 Ford Family 625,000 acres Originally named Roseburg Lumber, the company operated mills throughout Western Oregon and later changed its name to Roseburg Forestry Products. The second-generation president and CEO is Allyn Ford, a Yale and Stanford graduate, who

Posted in California, Conservation, Feature, Field Reporters, Georgia, Mississippi, Montana, Oregon, Pacific, South, South Carolina, Timber, West

2013 Land Report 100: No. 90 – 100

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No. 90 Scharbauer Family 113,532 acres The Scharbauers’ ties to the land run deep. More than a century ago the family began raising sheep in West Texas. As time wore on, sheep ranches were transformed into cattle ranches. And that

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2013 Land Report 100: Emmerson Family

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No. 3 Emmerson Family 1,860,000 acres Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) was founded in 1949 by Curly Emmerson and his son Red, and the company has been owned and operated by Red and his descendants ever since. This year the Emmersons

Posted in California, Conservation, Feature, Field Reporters, Pacific, Recreation, Timber, Washington

2013 Land Report 100: Broadbent Family

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No. 56 Broadbent Family 170,000 acres The Broadbents found success in raising sheep — Rambouillet, in particular — and over the years have added cattle and horses to their ranches in California, Utah, and Wyoming. Today the family’s operations have

Posted in California, Cattle, Energy, Equestrian, Feature, Field Reporters, Hunting, Pacific, Timber, Utah, West, Wyoming

The Land Report Top Ten: Spring 2014

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Immensely valuable coastal properties sweep gold, silver, and bronze! – The Editors 1. NEW! Copper Beech Farm (Connecticut): $130 million A relic of Old Greenwich, this 50-acre estate (pictured above) is the last of its kind and includes two islands

Posted in California, Colorado, Connecticut, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Massachusetts, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, West, Wyoming

2013 Land Report 100: No. 60-69

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No. 60 Mike Mechenbier 163,800 acres This cowboy philanthropist’s holdings — the Four Daughters Ranch, the Dockery-Collins, the Pie Ranch, and the Loveless-Romero — extend through four New Mexico counties. Mechenbier also manages nearly 2,000 acres in the Middle Rio

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Conservation, Equestrian, Feature, Field Reporters, Florida, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pacific, South, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Utah, Washington, Water, West

2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: Live Water Properties

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Live Water Properties www.livewaterproperties.com (866) 734-6100 2012 Sales: > $150 Million Who: Headquartered in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with coverage throughout the Rocky Mountain West into Pacific Northwest and Northern California. Specializes in premium cattle and agricultural operations, fly-fishing and hunting

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The Land Report Top Ten: Winter 2013

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The Centennial State dominates the Top Ten with three exceptional listings. – The Editors 1. Homer’s Pond (Massachusetts): $118 million This private retreat is set on 314 acres along the southern shore of Martha’s Vineyard. Available in its entirety or

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2013 Land Report 100: No. 70-79

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No. 73 David Murdock 149,702 acres This 90-year-old shows no signs of slowing down. According to The New York Times, Murdock plans to live to 125 “ … and sees no reason he can’t, provided that he continues eating the

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