News & Advice

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Harnessing the Sun: A Solar Energy Primer for Farmers & Ranchers

Solar technology helps a Texas couple embrace efficiency and self-sufficiency on their ranch.

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USDA Announces Bee Better Certified Program for Farmers & Ranchers

The start of National Pollinator Week included the unveiling of the Bee Better Certified program, a program to help farmers and ranchers inform consumers how their products are farmed in ways that benefit bees.

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Cory Clark Sells 11,460-acre Ranch in Wyoming Cattle Country

Congratulations to Cory Clark with Clark & Associates Land Brokers for his sale of 11,460-acre Walker Creek Ranch in eastern Wyoming's cattle country this week.

Report: Texas Land Markets at the Beginning of 2017

Texas land prices reached a new high in the first quarter of 2017. However, deflated prices have essentially remained rather flat since 2015. These first quarter results indicate that current market dynamics reflect a more measured environment compared to the accelerated growth in 2013-14.

Summer 2017 Texas Trends

Our snapshot of what's trending in Texas land industry and lifestyle.

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Charles Stibal Ranch Sold in Montana’s Wildlife-rich Centennial Valley

Sitting in Montana's sweeping Centennial Valley, 3,221-acre Charles Stibal Ranch was sold on June 5, 2017, by Chance Bernall of Beaverhead Home & Ranch this week.

Selling Land
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Seller Beware: Cashier’s Checks Aren’t Always as Good as Cash

You may not find many buyers presenting you with a cashier’s check for a small-ticket item, but this method of payment has been considered solid and trustworthy for large-ticket items or from buyers who contact sellers online—until recently.

Owning Land
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Kenneth Bell: Putting Water Where It Isn’t

Decades of experience have shown Bell, who founded Quick Line Service Company’s Ranch Water Division in 1990, that the availability of fresh water dictates land’s productivity when it comes to livestock and wildlife.