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.
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.
There is a subtle, but critical difference between optimizing habitat and maximizing habitat.
Here is some expert advice from Texas A&M live stock specialists Rick Machen and Ron Gill about getting into the cattle business.
You don’t have to sit in a Texas coffee shop very long until the conservation turns to oil or water. ...
Written by Greg Simons and Ruben Cantu, Wildlife Biologists | Wildlife Consultants, Inc. “Measure twice, cut once” is good advice for carpenters—and for ...
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.
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.
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.
Written by Tim Cobb There comes a time in the life cycle of agriculture property when it has become fragmented ...
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 in San Antonio, is a sixth generation Texan, a dedicated family man and a very successful broker.
We take a look at some of the properties in the Field Sport Concepts portfolio.
A look a regional farm and land values for spring 2016
Trey Hallmark and Kevin Meier have worked with—and learned from—Trip duPerier for more than a decade.
WOTUS (Waters of the US) is the on-going challenge to regulate water pollution — the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) and ...
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.
Few long-term investments can match land for added income potential and enjoyment.
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.
Written by Michael J. Krause Agriculture and the agricultural industry meet basic human needs: food, fiber and fuel. Contributions provided ...