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2013 Land Report 100: No. 80-89

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No. 80 Crosby Family 135,000 acres Based in New Orleans, Crosby Land and Resources celebrates its 75th anniversary in November. The family-owned forestry business is led by Robert H. Crosby III, who was named the 2013 Forest Landowner of the

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Great Plains, Hunting, Louisiana, Maine, Nebraska, New Mexico, Northeast, Oklahoma, Recreation, South, South Dakota, Southwest, Texas, Timber, West, Wyoming

Record Harvests Gird Land Values in the Corn Belt

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As demand tanked, corn and soybean yields surged in 2013. The result, according to the Chicago Fed, was the second smallest gain in farmland values over the last decade. – The Editors NATIONAL – TREND In 2013, King Corn stumbled.

Posted in Agriculture, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Midwest, Missouri, Ohio

USDA’s Agriculture Census Shows Big Bump In Farming Revenues

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Final results from the federal government’s 2012 Census of Agriculture are still being tallied, but preliminary numbers show a vital and growing farm economy. Some of the more notable preliminary findings include a 33 percent increase in the value of

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The Land Report Spring 2014

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2013 was a year of superlatives: billion-dollar acquisitions, record-setting prices, and landmark sales. And behind the best of these deals one finds the stories of passionate landowners, men and women and families who went to extraordinary lengths to assemble, to

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Dogs, Farming, Great Plains, Hunting, Public Land, Recreation, South, Timber, West

Land Report 100er: Stefan Soloviev

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This New York City-based entrepreneur first developed an interest in agriculture through commodity trading of grains. “That’s how I got away from sitting at a desk to being out in the West,” he says. With landholdings currently totaling 141,700 acres,

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Energy, Feature, Great Plains, Kansas, Nancy Myers, New Mexico, Southwest, Texas, West

FY2013 A Disaster for Corn

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Futures for corn, the most valuable U.S. crop sold on the Chicago Board of Trade, slumped 40 percent last year. It was the steepest price tumble since the 1960s. “We’re looking at an era of about three, four, five years

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On the Block: 7,600 Acres in Kansas and Nebraska

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Thanks to profitable hunting leases, these tracts have already proven their worth, according to Auctioneer Scott Shuman of Hall and Hall. Seven irrigation pivots and plenty of deer, turkey, and pheasant stoke hunting income. The subject property includes 800 irrigated

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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

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Feature, Field Reporters, Hunting, Montana, Pacific, Southwest, Water, West, Wyoming

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

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Golf, Hunting, Massachusetts, Minerals, New Mexico, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Southwest, Texas, Water, West, Wyoming

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