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The Land Report Summer 2016

LAND REPORT SUMMER 2016

Find out what the pros are saying about key land markets in our Best Brokerages issue, which features insights and commentary from more than 150 brokerages and auction houses nationwide. It’s our most comprehensive survey ever. And our cover story, featuring

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Posted in Back Issues, Conservation, Dogs, Energy, Equestrian, Equities, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land

Wyoming to Sell Two 640-Acre Parcels to National Park Service for $46 Million Apiece

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On June 13, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced an agreement to facilitate the purchase of two state school land parcels located within the bounds of Grand Teton National Park. Wyoming has a constitutional

Posted in Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, West, Wyoming

Corn Belt Sees Consecutive Annual Declines

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The Seventh District registers back-to-back drops in farmland values for the first time since the mid-1980s. NATIONAL – TREND Two factors put downward pressure on row crops in 2015: record (or near-record) harvests; and the strong dollar, which slowed exports.

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, Federal Policy, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Midwest, Missouri, News Desk, Ohio

2015 Land Report Aspen Summit

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Leading landowners, industry experts, and thought leaders gathered at the Aspen Institute to discuss key issues facing private landowners and to honor Colorado’s Salazar family, The Land Report’s 2015 Legacy Landowners. — Photography by Aubree Dallas Groves of quaking aspens

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, Public Land, Taxes, Timber, Water, West

800,000+ Acres Added to Conservation Reserve Program

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The current enrollment was one of the most selective sign-up periods in CRP’s 30-year history. Per-acre conservation benefits were maximized, and multiple conservation priorities were targeted simultaneously. “Over the past 30 years, CRP has created major environmental improvements throughout the

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Midwest, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, Water, West

Commission Reverses Itself; Allows Wolves at Turner Ranch

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The New Mexico Game and Fish Commission unanimously approved a request by the Turner Endangered Species Fund to import and temporarily hold Mexican gray wolves at Ted Turner’s Ladder Ranch. The decision, which was announced in February, followed a surprise

Posted in Conservation, Feature, Federal Policy, New Mexico, News Desk, Southwest

Midwest Cropland Pulls Back 3 Percent in 2015

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The Chicago Fed reports that farmland values in the Seventh District retreated 3 percent last year, matching the yearly decrease for 2014 and marking the first consecutive annual decline since the late 1980s. According to the district’s agricultural newsletter, which

Posted in Agriculture, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Midwest, News Desk, Wisconsin

BLM Hits Pause Button on Wilks Swap

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BLM Central Montana District Manager Mark Albers announced that his office will not green-light a land exchange proposed by Wilks Ranch, an entity owned by Dan and Farris Wilks of Cisco, TX. The decision, which was announced at a Jan.

Posted in Feature, Federal Policy, Montana, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, West

Wildfire Torch Record Acreage in 2015

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that wildfires burned a record 10,125,149 acres across the United States last year. The 2015 total eclipsed the previous record, which was set in 2006. Of last year’s blazes, more than 50 exceeded 50,000 acres,

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House Passes Red River Private Property Protection Act

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H.R 2130 passed 253-177 on December 9, 2015. “For years, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been claiming ownership of land that belongs to private property owners along the Red River,” said Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association President

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