The 124,000-acre Broken O Ranch, one of the most expansive and versatile agricultural operations in the Rocky Mountain West, has been purchased by American business entrepreneur Stan Kroenke. The Moore family has spent nearly 25 years assembling this massive land holding. Spread across Lewis & Clark, Cascade and Teton CountiesÂ along the Sun River near Augusta, Montana, the Broken O was carefully shaped and improved to create one of the most grand and significant agricultural enterprises in the United States.
â€” Sam Connolly, Kroenke Ranches
Kroenke, a respected land steward, also owns Cedar Creek Ranch and PV Ranch both located in Montana, and ranches in Wyoming, Arizona and British Columbia. Terms of the sale were not disclosed. Mike Swan of Bates Sanders Swan Land Company represented the Sellers and Joel Leadbetter of Hall and Hall represented the Buyer in this landmark transaction.
Situated along the eastern edge of the stunning Rocky Mountain Front â€“ the Broken O is one of the Westâ€™s most grand and significant ranches. More than 20 miles of the Sun River course through the heart of the substantial Broken O Ranch offering abundant recreational and hunting amenities.
The Broken O currently irrigates in excess of 13,000 acres, the largest amount of irrigated farmland in Montana. The Ranch runs 3,500 mother cows, 800 replacement heifers and 175 range bulls. It produces 25,000 tons of alfalfa hay and 700,000 bushels of small-grain crops annually. It also contains a 5,000-head commercial feedlot.
For more information on the Broken O Ranch, visit TheBrokenORanch.com.