Tag: farm

Man standing in crop field at sunrise/sunset

How and Why to Invest in Farmland

Investing in land is a simple process of purchasing property and creating value through revenue, appreciation, or tax benefits. Although it sounds that simple, many investors don’t understand the difficulty in selecting properties that make sense for their investment goals when they invest in farmland; for example, investing in farmland for retirement.

Land values and uses across the United States

Infographic: Rural Land Values & Uses Across the U.S.

Land uses and values vary significantly across the United States’ 3.8-million-square-mile landmass. From farming and ranching to mining and recreational use, here’s a snapshot from Land And Farm about how America uses its land.

image of farmland for sale in West Texas

Broker of the Week: Sam Middleton, Chas Middleton & Son

Congratulations to Sam Middleton with Chas S. Middleton & Son for his sale this week of 953 acres in West Texas’ Crosby County. The H-G Farms comprise two non-contiguous tracts of land located in a highly desirable farming area where land is rarely available.

Jessen Farm

Listing of the Week: Multi-Farm Offering

This multi-farm opportunity includes Jessen Farm, Wegener farm and Eastern Colorado Irrigated Farm, all within 30 miles of each other along the Nebraska and Colorado state lines.

October 2018 land news collage

Lands of America October 2018 Land News & Trends

Among over 85,000 new properties listed for sale in October 2018, an $81-million dairy operation in the country's biggest dairy-producing county plus a 58,000-deeded-acre Montana ranch are among the month's most notable new land additions.

farm for sale in northern Montana

Broker of the Week: Mark Pyrak, Fort Benton Realty LLP

Congratulations to Mark Pyrak with Fort Benton Realty LLP for his sale this week of 6,240-acre Wilson Farms in northern Montana.

Hopson Farm sale, Elmore County, Alabama

Broker of the Week: Pete Hall, John Hall & Company

Congratulations to Pete Hall with Montgomery, Alabama-based John Hall & Company for his sale this week of 2,534-acre Hopson Farm, a multi-faceted estate to the east of Montgomery offering a diverse mix of pasture, timber and recreational acreage.

Farm in Bent County, Colorado

Broker of the Week: Dave Banzhaf, Beacon Mountain Farm & Ranch

Congratulations to Dave Banzhaf, broker/owner of Englewood, Colorado-based Beacon Mountain Farm & Ranch, for his sale of 7,000-acre Reyher Farm this week. This sale was recorded on October 1 through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

Nelson Farm, South Dakota, Hewitt Land Company sale

Broker of the Week: J.D. Hewitt, Hewitt Land Company

Congratulations to J.D. Hewitt with South Dakota-based Hewitt Land Company for the sale of 3,620-acre Nelson Farm in Butte County, South Dakota. This sale was recorded on September 18, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program. 

image of food from microfarm

Everything You Need To Know About Microfarming

Microfarms are common in the agricultural and farming industries, and allow farmers to tend to animals and grow crops on a smaller scale, and usually right in the middle of busy, bustling city centers.

almond farm in Merced County, California

Broker of the Week: Cushman & Wakefield’s Matthew Davis Sells Central Valley Almond Orchard

Congratulations to Matthew Davis with Cushman & Wakefield for his sale of 5,193-acre Bird-Rosenbaum Ranch in Merced County, California. The $9.6-million sale was recorded on July 26, 2018, through the Lands of America Comparable Sales program.

tractor in soybean field

What’s the Difference Between a Farm and Ranch?

If you’re thinking about throwing on your overalls and investing in a ranch or farm, it’s important to know the difference in order to find the one that is right for you and your goals.

Broker of the Week: 3,159-Acre Sport-Dog & Recreational Estate Sold in Southern Illinois

Congratulations to John Kurtz of Kurtz Auction & Realty Company for the sale this week of 3,159 acres in Hamilton County, Illinois. Outland Ranch is a scenic recreational and equestrian property in the southern half of the state near McLeansboro

Image of farm in northern Montana's Sweet Grass Hills region

Broker of the Week: Bootlegger Realty’s Tyler Striet Sells 4,367-Acre Farm in North-Central Montana

Congratulations to Tyler Striet at Chester-based Bootlegger Realty for his sale on February 9 of 4,367 acres in Liberty County, Montana.

Hardin Ranch, Nebraska sale

Nebraska Land & Cattle Agency Sells 2,297 Acres in Nebraska’s Sandhills Region

Congratulations to Richard Dawson of Nebraska Land & Cattle Agency for his sale on January 17, 2018, of 2,297 acres in the western region of the Nebraska Sandhills.

Beaverhead County, Montana, farm for sale

Chance Bernall Sells 3,158-Deeded-Acre Farm in Beaverhead County, Montana

Congratulations to Beaverhead Home and Ranch Real Estate's Chance Bernall for his sale of 3,158-acre Stone Creek Dry Farm in Beaverhead County, Montana. This sale occurred on January 9, 2018.

View of Nebraska farmland

Pat Chohon of Waldo Realty Sells 5,900-Acre Ranch in Nebraska Sandhills Region

Congratulations to Pat Chohon of Waldo Realty for his sale of a 5,900-acre ranch in Brown County, Nebraska. This sale occurred on December 29, 2017.

Irrigation on White Ranch in Baca County, Colorado

Mirr Ranch Group Sell 4,805-Acre Ranch in Southeastern Colorado’s Agricultural Belt

Congratulations to Mirr Ranch Group for the sale on December 7, 2017, of 4,805-acre White Ranch in Baca County, Colorado. The ranch, which is located in the agricultural heart of southeastern Colorado close to the Kansas and Oklahoma lines, was sold for $4.7 million.

Walla Walla County farm sold

Blue Mountain Realtors Sell 2,092-Acre Farm in Washington’s Fertile Walla Walla Region

Congratulations to Blaine Bickelhaupt and Mark Grant of Blue Mountain Realtors for their sale on November 3 of 2092-acre Dryland Farm in southeast Washington's Walla Walla County.

How to sell the family business

3 Essential Questions to Ask Before Selling the Family Farm

We talk to Jonathan Pellegrin, author of "The Art of Selling the Family Business," about what it takes to prepare for and actually sell your family business.