Shoveling snow and salting walkways are to be expected, but if you really want to be prepared for winter and survive the wrath of Jack Frost, winterizing your roof is key.
Anyone who's ever owned an old house wishes those walls could talk. Here are ten tips for renovating a historic home to keep its storied past alive.
As part of our series on finding the right person to manage your ranch, here we consider the pros and cons of hiring a local over outsider to manage your ranch or rural property.
The inconsistencies and inaccuracies associated with aerial surveys as a wildlife management tool can be confounding. Wildlife expert Greg Simons shines a light on the practice.
As part of our series on finding the right person to manage your ranch, today we look at what constitutes a competitive salary for your ranch manager.
Transforming your home into an energy-efficient space doesn't have to break the bank. Here are a few energy-efficient home improvements that offer the best bang for your buck.
As part of our series on finding the right person to manage your ranch, here we look at what you need to consider once you've found a prospective candidate.
Few people feel that small mammals like skunk, opossum and armadillo improve country lifestyle; but before you load the shotgun or set the trap, let’s look at what these animals contribute.
As part of a series on finding the right person to manage your ranch or land, we take a detailed look at the various roles that might be found on the typical ranch.
For a home that shows off your wanderlust, here are a few creative ways to incorporate geography into your home-design aesthetic.
Owning wild land presents a lot of opportunities to exist in a different context with exponentially older variables.
Greg Simons’ quarterly column focuses on the enterprise aspects of wildlife-based recreation that takes place on private lands across the country.
A view from the field about how changes to tax law being discussed in the U.S. Congress may affect 1031 Exchanges for landowners.
The perfect world for a ranch owner who does not actively manage their ranch is to have a ranch manager who is proficient in all aspects of a ranching operation.
Here is a roundup of disaster-relief resources for Texas ranchers and landowners impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Food, cover, water, and space are the basic habitat components that are central to the health of all wildlife species. Though perhaps not as sexy as food or water, cover requirements for wildlife are often the weak links in the habitat equation for various wildlife.
“Anything we can do to slow runoff down gives us more of a chance to soak it into the ground,” says Kyle Wright, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Services water quality specialist for Texas.
Buying raw land is a long-term investment that can reap rewards beyond other real-estate transactions like commercial or rental properties.
Rural landowners know that fence issues can create extremely strained relationships among neighbors. Here's a guide to staying on the right side of the law.
Here are the top five questions landowners should be asking before leasing or selling their property for a solar project.