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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

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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

2013 Land Report 100: W.T. Waggoner Estate

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No. 14 W.T. Waggoner Estate 535,000 acres Dan Waggoner was a pioneering cattleman who established the family ranch in 1849. His son, W.T., expanded it even more. Today, the W.T. Waggoner Estate, which is managed by A.B. Wharton and Gene

Posted in Cattle, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Southwest, Texas

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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2012 Land Report Best Brokerages: United Country Real Estate

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United Country Real Estate www.unitedcountry.com (800) 999-1020 2012 Sales: > $3 Billion Who: With nearly 550 offices, United Country is the nation’s fastest-growing brokerage and auctioneer network. Wow: December sales grew 169% year-over-year. CEO Dan Duffy attributes this to record

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Farmland Values Plateau in the 4th Quarter

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The most recent quarterly farmland survey released by the Chicago Fed shows the steady rise in farmland values may be about to level off. Prices have been steadily rising, buoyed by increased investor interest as economic distress eased. The latest

Posted in Farming, Feature, Field Reporters, Great Lakes, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Midwest, Wisconsin

TV Series Features Landowners

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Private landowners take center stage in a public television series titled This American Land. A recent segment features the multi-state effort to voluntarily restore more than 3.5 million acres of habitat to benefit seven at-risk animal species, including the prairie

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Land Report November 2013 Newsletter

Three-quarters of a billion dollars. That’s the sum total of The Land Report Top Ten, which tracks the nation’s leading land listings by price. Our monthly tabulation reveals that America’s top properties can be found in all corners of the

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Cattle, Conservation, Farming, Newsletter, Timber

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