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Almond Grower Fined $160,000, Must Purchase Conservation Easement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Edward Lynn Brown for destroying valuable wetlands in the San Joaquin Valley of Northern California. In August 2012, Brown leased 850 acres of grazing land to convert into an almond orchard.

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

The Land Report Top Ten: Winter 2014

The largest ranch under one fence in the Lone Star State tops the leaderboard. – The Editors 1. NEW LISTING! Waggoner Ranch (Texas): $725 million With more than a half-million acres, Waggoner Ranch (pictured above) is one of the most

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Florida, Hunting, Massachusetts, Minerals, Montana, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, South, Southwest, Texas, Timber, Water, West

Sold! 165,000 Acres of Montana and Washington Forestland

Plum Creek Timber Company (PCL) announced on Oct. 27 that it reached an agreement to sell approximately 165,000 acres of Montana and Washington forestland to The Nature Conservancy for $134 million. The agreement includes higher elevation timberlands with slower growing

Posted in Conservation, Feature, Montana, News Desk, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, Timber, Washington, West

U.S. Department of the Interior Honors Wyoming Ranchers

In October, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe in recognizing Wyoming landowners for their efforts to protect sagebrush habitat. “Successful conservation of sagebrush habitat depends on

Posted in Conservation, Feature, News Desk, West, Wyoming

SOLD! Colorado’s Historic Sweetwood Ranch

The 490-acre Sweetwood Ranch fetches $11.25 million. After more than 1.5 years on the market, this historic ranch five miles north of Steamboat Springs has another famous owner: a Walt Disney heiress. Sweetwood Ranch was owned by Ryan Wood, a

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Posted in Colorado, Feature, West

Panelists to Search for New Model of Conservation Funding

The Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) has named 20 leaders from the outdoor recreation, retail and manufacturing sectors, the energy industry, and sportsmen’s groups to its Blue Ribbon Panel on Sustaining America’s Diverse Fish and Wildlife Resources. Under

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

2013 Land Report Best Brokerages: Ranch Marketing Associates

Ranch Marketing Associates www.rmabrokers.com (970) 535-0881 2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million Who: Focuses on ranches, farmland, and recreational properties. Offices in Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Texas, and California. Wow: “RMA had several sales just under the $20 million mark,” says

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Montana, Recreation, Texas, West, Wyoming

Land to Table: Texas-Grown Olive Oils

Brought to you by the Henry Family Growing olives in the Lone Star State is all about climate. “Even today people tell us that we can’t grow olives in Texas, but they are basing their opinions on a lot of

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Posted in Agriculture, Farming, Feature, Land to Table, Nancy Myers, News Desk, Texas, West

2013 Land Report Best Brokerages: Hayden Outdoors

Hayden Outdoors www.haydenoutdoors.com (970) 674-1990 2013 Sales: $100 – $200 Million Who: Founded by Leo Hayden in Kansas in 1976, this firm has grown in the decades since to the point where it now has 35 brokers on staff. Hayden

Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Colorado, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Idaho, Montana, Residential Property, Utah, West, Wyoming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Provides $13 Million for Organic Program

New Farm Bill funding is available to organic farmers and handlers in the form of cost-sharing assistance for certification-related expenses. The USDA organic farming payments cover up to 75 percent of an individual’s certification costs, up to a $750 maximum

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

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