LAND Magazines

LAND Magazines are the publications for people who love land—buying it, selling it, analyzing it or just reading about it. Find out more at www.land.com/magazines.
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.

Kevin Meier & Trey Hallmark, Trip duPerier cover

Broker Spotlight: Trip duPerier’s Kevin Meier and Trey Hallmark

Trey Hallmark and Kevin Meier have worked with—and learned from—Trip duPerier for more than a decade.

WOTUS

WOTUS (Waters of the US) and Land Ownership

WOTUS (Waters of the US) is the on-going challenge to regulate water pollution — the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and ...

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John Ed Stepan: Steward of the Land

John Ed Stephan, of Ranch Investments in San Antonio, has a room full of trophies, a lifetime full of experiences, an abundance of anecdotes and an admirable intellect.

Understanding Section 1031 Tax Exchanges When Buying Land

Few long-term investments can match land for added income potential and enjoyment.

Joey Burns

Joey Burns: Doing the Right Thing

Joey Burns sells ranches. Big, fancy ranches to fabulous people in breathtaking locations. Joey Burns is also married to a woman he has loved since the sixth grade, a frequent flyer for those less fortunate and a father of five. But, more than all of those things, Joey Burns is a man of integrity, ethics and balance.

ASFMRA Member Spotlight: Michael J. Krause

Written by Michael J. Krause Agriculture and the agricultural industry meet basic human needs: food, fiber and fuel. Contributions provided ...

small habitat

How to Manage Small Habitats on Your Land

Just as there are creatures great and small, there are habitats great and small. Landowners, regardless of the size of their holdings, can make a difference for wildlife by improving the habitat.

Tammy and James King

Kings of the Mountain: Interview with James & Tammy King

What do you do when your life derives from a legend? You listen to that legacy. Add in your own flavor. Stand at the top of your own mountain. And, share it with the world. James King, great, great, great grandson of the legendary Captain Richard King, founder of the King Ranch, is doing just that.

Larry Jacobs profile

Larry Jacobs: The Definition of Success

Webster’s Dictionary defines success as, “the correct or desired result of an attempt.” Using that definition, Larry Jacobs of Jacobs Properties in Montgomery, Texas may just be the most successful man I have ever met.

dane mount interview

Dane Mount: Interview with a Modern-Day Cowboy

What happens when a cowboy gets a “real” job? He excels at it. Because the qualities that make up a real cowboy, make an exceptional man.

deer management basics

Deer Management 101: The Basics

In deer management, the elements of concern are nutrition, age and genetics. When a manager understands the impact of each of these and strikes a balance between them, the result is robust bucks and a healthy deer herd.

four sixes ranch

History of Texas’ Legendary Four Sixes Ranch

The Four Sixes Ranch is part of the famous Burnett Ranches LLC, which is among the most storied family-run businesses in Texas history.

texas water

Will Texas Run Out of Water?

When Dr. Ron Gill, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, says that Texas weather is continual drought with intermittent floods, he is supported by Texas history. Droughts pose more danger today than in the past because of population growth.

Chas S. Middleton & Son

All in the Family: Interview with Sam Middleton

When looking for an example of a family run business, one would be hard pressed to find a better example than Chas S. Middleton & Son.

rancher gift guide

Top Ten Gifts for the Ranch Owner with Everything

The Lands of America team investigated all sorts of great new technologies and improvements for ranch-owners that are sure to ...