Select a region to read geographically relevant news.

West

Steep Drop in Ski Country

Sales of land, ranches, and resort residences in Colorado’s top tier markets are off as much as 50 percent in 2008, according to figures compiled by Telluride Consulting and Land Title Guarantee Company.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, West

Pinon Canyon: A Closer Look

For more than a year The Land Report has been tracking the largest proposed seizure of private property by the federal government in modern history: the Battle for Pinon Canyon. It pits ranchers in southeast Colorado against an opponent that’s not used to losing

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Cattle, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, Trey Garrison, West

“The Land Market Has Never Been Stronger”

So says Mac Boyd, a broker at Farmers National in Arcola, Illinois. Boyd is just one of the many veteran real estate professionals who are closely monitoring the strongest farmland market in decades.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, Great Plains, Midwest, News Desk, West

Pinon Canyon: Uranium Contamination?

First, the Army set off a firestorm when it announced its intention to use eminent domain to condemn 400,000 acres of family farms and ranches in order to triple the size of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site. Then lightning strikes

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, News Desk, Regional News, West

Fire Fuels Pinon Canyon Debate

Lightning has struck twice. The Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site is front-page news yet again, only this time the focus of the controversy is not just eminent domain but wildfire.

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in Feature, News Desk, West

Max Baucus Out to Ax Timber Tax

Timber sales are typically taxed at the standard 15 percent capital gain rate. Yet timber companies typically pay the standard 35 percent corporate tax rate. This quirk in the tax law has led many timber companies including Plum Creek and Potlatch to restructure as

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Eric OKeefe, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, Regional News, Timber, Topics, West

Yellowstone Halts Bison Slaughter

The number of bison in Yellowstone dropped by a staggering amount this winter. According to this CNN report, the population fell from more than 4,700 to just 2,300 since November. What’s causing the decline? Read inside for more.

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Feature, West

Park City Tops Hot Markets Out West

Open range, snow capped peaks, and beautiful views embody what many seek when searching for their first piece of property. One need look no further than the scenic American West when searching for this ideal piece of land. The Rocky Mountain area

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Golf, News Desk, Public Land, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Topics, West

Corn Profits Sky High

Corn revenues could easily surpass $40 billion in the United States this year as farmers rush to take advantage of rising interest in ethanol,  according to a recent report issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Tagged with: , , , ,
Posted in Agriculture, Federal Policy, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Midwest, South, Southwest, West

Idaho Considers Landowner Tax Credits

Farmers, ranchers, conservationists and lawmakers are working together to bring about a conservation tax credit program in Idaho for 2008.

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in Regional News, West

EMAIL SIGNUP

Please sign me up to receive breaking news and updates from the Land Report!

Latest Tweets

News By Region

The Land Report | 2017 America's Best Brokerages
The Land Report is proudly partnered with:
Land Leader
Hall and Hall
Bates Land Consortium
Mossy Oak Properties
United Country Real Estate
Live Water Properties
Fay Ranches Inc.
Mirr Ranch Group
Whitetail Properties
Western Ranches
TerraStone Land Company
Pacific West Great Plains Great Lakes Midwest Southwest South Northeast Pacific West Great Plains Great Lakes Midwest Southwest South Northeast

Before you go, how about signing up for
eNews & Updates
from The LandReport.com?

x

Join the official LinkedIn Group for
The Magazine of the American Landowner
and expand your networking opportunities.

Land Report LinkedIn

I'll join later, take me to The Land Report homepage

x