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Three-Peat for Bezos

Amazon.com founder moves even closer to offering aspiring astronauts the trip of a lifetime. A Far West Texas ranch has gone from running steers to racing to the forefront in the next chapter in manned space flight. As of April

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Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Southwest, Texas

Weyerhaeuser and Plum Creek Merger Creates “New Paul Bunyan”

The $8.4 billion merger of Weyerhaeuser Company with Plum Creek Timber Company created the nation’s largest private landowner, leading one analyst to label the 13-million-acre behemoth the “new Paul Bunyan.” The company, which will operate under the Weyerhaeuser name, has

Posted in Alabama, California, Feature, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oregon, Pacific, South, South Carolina, Timber, Washington, West Virginia

Saudi Dairy Increases its Western Farmland Holdings

In an effort to provide feed to more than 170,000 cows, Saudi Arabia’s largest dairy, Almarai Company, paid $31.8 million to acquire the 1,790-acre Ulmer Ranch near Blythe, California. The purchase follows the acquisition two years ago of 10,000 acres

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Feature, International, News Desk, Pacific, Water

Sweat Shirt: King Ranch Saddle Shop

There’s only one outfitter that has an 825,000-acre R&D lab: King Ranch Saddle Shop. The result? Classics like this 100 percent cotton shirt, which has been field tested again and again and again. [www.krsaddleshop.com | From $60]

Posted in Editor's Choice

Land Report June 2016 Newsletter

Transactions worth tens of millions highlight our June newsletter: Bill Koch’s Elk Mountain Lodge outside of Aspen is back on the market. The State of Wyoming agrees to sell two tracts to Uncle Sam for $46 million apiece. A $100 million

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Hunting, News Desk, Newsletter, Public Land, Recreation, South, Southwest, Timber, West

Kroenke Ranches Acquires Waggoner

Established in 1849, the Waggoner Ranch spans six Texas counties and covers almost 800 square miles. The 510,527-acre ranch’s asking price was $725 million; no terms were disclosed. “This is an incredible opportunity and an even greater responsibility,” said Kroenke

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Hunting, Recreation, Residential Property, Southwest, Texas, Water

King of Cool: YETI Coolers

Groceries, pop, adult beverages? Think again. When it comes time to work calves, vital antibiotics and other medications are kept out of harm’s way in YETI’s kick-proof Tundra cooler, which locks out heat and seals in cold. [www.yeti.com | From

Posted in Editor's Choice

Ted Turner Acquires Dances with Wolves Ranch

Formerly known as the Triple U, the Standing Butte Ranch’s 46,000 acres are native prairie grassland that has never been scarred by disc or blade. After more than a half century of stewardship, the Houck family decided to sell their

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Conservation, Feature, Great Plains, News Desk, South Dakota

Double Edged Sword: Moore Maker Knives

Buddy Gonzalez has long been a fan of Moore Maker knives. He likes the Trapper’s two-blade construction. “I use the rounded blade for all-around work: cutting rope, opening boxes, things like that.” He keeps the pointed blade, which he uses

Posted in Editor's Choice

Kroenke Buys the Waggoner Ranch

Texas’s largest ranch behind one fence changes hands for the first time. Stan Kroenke was approved by the 46th Judicial District Court to purchase the 510,527-acre W.T. Waggoner Estate Ranch in February. The historic transaction will be the first-ever sale

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Energy, Eric OKeefe, Feature, Hunting, News Desk, Southwest, Texas, Water

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