Agriculture

California Emerges from Prolonged Drought

Recent rains and substantial winter storms have put an end to a harrowing stretch of Exceptional Drought that has plagued the Golden State. At its worst, the crippling conditions covered two-thirds of the state, decimating agriculture, aiding wildfires, and forcing

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Farming, Feature, News Desk, Pacific, Water

Australian Cattle Barons Drop Bid for Kidman Ranch Empire

Australian billionaire Gina Rinehart, Chinese conglomerate set to emerge successful with their joint offer. Text by Rob Taylor A group of Australian ranchers has withdrawn its offer for the country’s biggest cattle empire, S. Kidman & Co., leaving the way

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Feature, International, News Desk

Land Report January 2017 Newsletter

Landowners from coast to coast have been battered and blessed in 2017, including: The EPA’s decision not to pay compensation for the Gold King Mine spill. The much anticipated end to California’s prolonged drought. Hope to see you Friday, Feb.

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Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Federal Policy, Hawaii, Minerals, Newsletter, Pacific, Public Land, Water, West

Farmland Partners Acquires 8,638 Acres of Illinois Farmland at Auction for $55 Million

River bottomland goes for $6,400-plus per acre. Farmland Partners Inc. (FPI) has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire 8,638 acres of row crop farms in Illinois for $55.3 million in cash. The Denver-based REIT will fund the transaction with

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Farming, Feature, Illinois, Midwest

Historic Seminole Land Conserved

Coldwell Banker Commercial Saunders Real Estate brokered the sale of a perpetual conservation easement on 2,526 acres along Arbuckle Creek to the state of Florida for $4.3 million. Sebring’s S.Y. Hartt & Son Inc. sold the easement to the Rural

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Posted in Agriculture, Cattle, Conservation, Developers, Farming, Feature, Florida, News Desk, Public Land, South, Water

The Land Report Top Ten: Fall 2016

Legacy Springs Ranch ranks as one of the last great private holdings in Texas’s Highland Lakes region. – The Editors 1. NEW! Sandow Lakes Ranch (Texas): $250 million This 33,777-acre acre Central Texas sanctuary is being sold by Alcoa. Bernard

Posted in Agriculture, California, Cattle, Colorado, Conservation, Energy, Equestrian, Farming, Feature, Florida, Hunting, Massachusetts, Nevada, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Recreation, Residential Property, South, Southwest, Texas, Water, West

Private Landowners Fuel Jet Travel

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack greeted Seattle passengers deplaning at Washington Reagan after an Alaska Airlines flight powered in part by a new renewable fuel made of wood waste salvaged from private lands in Washington, Oregon, and Montana. “In 2011,

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Posted in Agriculture, Conservation, Energy, Feature, Minerals, Montana, News Desk, Oregon, Pacific, Timber, Washington, West

Land Report Exclusive: Chris Soules, America’s Most Famous Farmer Is on a Mission

America’s most famous farmer is on a mission to educate his fellow Americans about this country’s greatest asset, farmland. In this Land Report exclusive, he describes his quest. Text by Chris Soules Photography by Jason Walsmith & Joseph Leaming If

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Posted in Agriculture, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Interviews, Iowa

2016 Land Report 100

The Land Report Winter 2016 issue

More than 20 new landowners grace the ranks of the 2016 Land Report 100 sponsored. Among the new Land Report 100ers are California’s Fisher family, who founded The Gap in 1969. With some 440,000 acres in Northern California, the Fishers ranked No.

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Posted in Agriculture, Back Issues, Cattle, Conservation, Energy, Farming, Feature, Great Lakes, Great Plains, Hunting, International, Land Report 100, Midwest, Minerals, News Desk, Northeast, Pacific, Public Land, Recreation, South, Southwest, West

On the Block: 28,645 Acres in the Great Plains

Hall and Hall to Auction 28,645-Acre Thomas Land Company A rare opportunity to acquire a major Great Plains farmland holding presents itself December 1 when Thomas Land Company goes to auction at the Keith County Fairgrounds in Ogallala. The 28,645-acre

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Posted in Agriculture, Auctions, Cattle, Farming, Feature, Great Plains, Nebraska

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