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Texas Elections Prop 1

Texas Statewide Proposition 1 – Homestead Exemption

On November 4th, 2015, Texas’s Statewide Proposition 1 for homestead exemption passed with 86% of the vote. Thanks to strong ...

Hosting Guests in Dream Property

Hosting Guests in Your Dream Property

When owning a ranch, or second home, it is fun to invite others to your special place, but there are some things to consider before opening up your home.

10 Best Fall Foliage Trips in the U.S.

You don't have to travel far to take in the phenomenon of fall foliage. All across the U.S., From New England to the Pacific Northwest, deciduous trees put on their dazzling display of color.

Sustainable Sites

A Look at the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES)

The central message of the Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®) is that any landscape—whether the site of a large subdivision, a shopping mall, a park, an abandoned rail yard, or even one home—holds the potential both to improve and to regenerate the natural benefits and services provided by ecosystems in their undeveloped state.

colorado water rights

Real Estate and Water Rights in Colorado

It’s no wonder real estate is complex and buyers are discerning in the state of Colorado. Regional farm and ranch markets are vast and values vary considerably depending on a multitude of factors, perhaps most significantly, water.

Exotic Animals for Your Ranch

Many land buyers are avid recreational hunters interested in creating their own game parks, while some enjoy exotic animals on their ranch for their beauty.

property wind rights

Pitfalls of Severing Wind Rights

Before "cashing out" on wind rights, beware of the pitfalls involved with the severing of wind rights for both the landowner and the wind energy developer.

exotic wildlife guide

Guide to Introducing to Exotic Wildlife on Your Land

Owning land in Texas means different things to different people. For some who have inherited land, it is an opportunity to maintain their family’s heritage. For others who have recently purchased recreational land, it is a chance to create a legacy of their own.

How to Optimize Habitat on Your Land

There is a subtle, but critical difference between optimizing habitat and maximizing habitat.

Should I Get into the Cattle Business?

Here is some expert advice from Texas A&M live stock specialists Rick Machen and Ron Gill about getting into the cattle business.

water conservation in Texas

Water Conservation in Texas

You don’t have to sit in a Texas coffee shop very long until the conservation turns to oil or water. ...

Brush and Wildlife Management

How to Manage Brush on Your Land & Rural Property

Written by Greg Simons and Ruben Cantu, Wildlife Biologists | Wildlife Consultants, Inc. “Measure twice, cut once” is good advice for carpenters—and for ...

calumet farm profile

Crown Jewel of Kentucky’s Bluegrass: Calumet Farm

This is a season of regeneration at Calumet Farm, Lexington’s sprawling 91-year-old thoroughbred nursery. In the three years since billionaire landowner Brad Kelley’s Calumet Investment Group paid $35.9 million for the operation, Kelley has pumped money—and horses—into restoring a property many consider the crown jewel of the bluegrass.

Best places rto buy land for retirement: Wyoming retirement land for sale

The “New” Value of Ranch Properties

While Webster’s New World Dictionary defines a ranch as “a large farm, especially in the Western U.S., for raising cattle, horses, or sheep,” the fact is that this traditional definition of a ranch only scratches the surface of what transpires on many of today’s larger western properties.

Santa Maria Valley vineyards

On the Vineyard: The Challenges of Managing a Famous California Coastal Vineyard

In the heart of the Santa Maria Valley Wine Country and on the northernmost edge of Santa Barbara County, California, lies the famous Bien Nacido Vineyards.

Farmland Management

Is Professional Farmland Management Right For Me?

Written by Tim Cobb There comes a time in the life cycle of agriculture property when it has become fragmented ...

texas water rights

Understanding Water Ownership & Water Rights in Texas

Although the Texas population is expected to double in size by 2050, the state’s water supplies are expected to decrease by 19 percent in that same timeframe.

George M. “Mitch’ West, of Phyllis Browning Ranch

A Legacy of Land: George M. “Mitch” West of Phyllis Browning Land & Ranch Company

George M. “Mitch’ West, of Phyllis Browning Ranch in San Antonio, is a sixth generation Texan, a dedicated family man and a very successful broker.

Hunter at The Fork

A Plan for All Seasons

We take a look at some of the properties in the Field Sport Concepts portfolio.