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Trout Headwaters CEO Elected President of National Mitigation Banking Association

Michael Sprague was elected president of the National Mitigation Banking Association’s 15-member board of directors in Orlando. Said Sprague, “I’m humbled and honored to be asked to help lead the National Mitigation Banking Association Board at a time when our

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Posted in Conservation, Feature, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Midwest, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, South, Southwest, Water, West

Job Growth in Agriculture Sector Outpaces Graduates

Each year an average of 57,900 job openings are created in agriculture and renewable natural resources, yet only 35,400 college degrees in agricultural-related fields are awarded in the U.S. This leaves a shortfall of 22,500 positions. According to the USDA,

Posted in Agriculture, Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Cattle, Colorado, Connecticut, Conservation, Delaware, Farming, Feature, Florida, Georgia, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Midwest, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, News Desk, North Carolina, North Dakota, Northeast, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pacific, Pennsylvania, Public Land, Rhode Island, South, South Carolina, South Dakota, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Timber, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Water, West, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Farmland: Bigger is Better in South Dakota

Nationwide, 98 percent of farms are family owned; however, the average South Dakota farm is triple the size of the average American farm – and growing larger. Currently, only farms in Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming exceed South Dakota’s 1,366-acre

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, News Desk, South Dakota

Land’s Best Friend: Start Your Puppy Off on the Right Paw

Happiness at home starts with a routine. –Henry Chappell Regular, gentle training during feeding time and playtime gets a pup off to a quick start. At four months, this German shorthaired pointer already knew her name. If you’ve followed my

Posted in Dogs, Feature, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Henry Chappell, Midwest, Northeast, Pacific, South, Southwest, West

2013 Land Report Best Brokerage: Pifer’s Auction & Realty

Pifer’s Auction & Realty www.pifers.com (218) 477-1968 2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million Who: Full-service auction, real estate, and land management firm specializing in the sale and management of farmland. Wow: Pifer’s handled over 300 transactions for individual landowners, Fortune

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota

Productive Ag Land Piques International Investors

The Economist is reporting that broad demographic trends are driving more and more investors, including sovereign funds, to consider investments related to ag land and increased productivity. “Institutional investors such as pension funds see farmland as fertile ground to plough,

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2013 Land Report Best Brokerage: Chas. S. Middleton & Son

Chas. S. Middleton & Son www.chassmiddleton.com (806) 763-5331 2013 Sales: $50 – $100 Million Who: Established in 1920, this fourth-generation firm specializes in the sale and appraisal of farms and ranches in Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Kansas. Wow:

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Hunting, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Recreation, Residential Property, Southwest, Texas, West

2013 Land Report Best Brokerages: Peoples Company

Peoples Company www.peoplescompany.com (515) 240-7500 2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million Who: Based in Iowa, Peoples is licensed throughout the Midwest into the Great Plains and the Northern Rockies. Wow: The company’s annual Land Investment Expo, which featured T. Boone

Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Cattle, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Hunting, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Midwest, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Recreation, Residential Property, South Dakota, Wisconsin

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Chief Economist Retires

Dr. Joseph Glauber announced his retirement from federal service effective December 31, 2014. A graduate of the University of Chicago (AB) and the University of Wisconsin (PhD), Glauber was responsible for the USDA’s agricultural forecasts and projections as well as

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

2013 Land Report Best Brokerages: United Country Real Estate

United Country Real Estate www.unitedcountry.com (800) 999-1020 2013 Sales: > $1 Billion Who: Largest fully integrated network of conventional and auction land real estate professionals in the U.S. and Latin America. Specializing in ranches, recreational land, and farmland. Supports nearly

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