Tag: LAND magazine

Business Branding 101

“I’m a big believer in the power of branding and what branding means in terms of public perceptions and how that ties into market perceptions.”

Reflections from the Broken Heart of A Lumberjack-Forester

So much has changed in the woods over the last 30 years. Much of those early years, the characters I’ve met and the experiences I’ve had now, sadly, represent a bygone era. The hardest part of it all, besides seeing the modernization of logging, is that there’s no one to talk to about those days in the woods—nobody to reminisce with.

Wildlife Management 101

I’m extremely fortunate to own, manage and control a respectable tract of leased and deeded ground in the Pacific Northwest. Taken with a laugh, my personal experience hasn’t been learned easily, nor done inexpensively via traditional venues. Private land wildlife management practices are commonly dominated by whitetail deer, a little waterfowl and an occasional fish or upland bird topic.

Concerning Cannabis

Cannabis reform is sweeping the nation. Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia currently have passed laws broadly legalizing marijuana in some form. This movement will continue, and the Federal Government will catch up or be forced to approve and adapt in time as reform states lead the way.

LANDscape: Winter 2019

From the pages of the Winter 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

The O’Hair Ranch

Situated in Paradise Valley, Montana, is the six-generation-strong O’Hair Ranch. The ranch serves as a working cow-calf operation raising prime black angus cattle.

Campers Using Apps to Rent Private Land

When the Barley’s purchased the farmhouse, the only remaining structure on the 52 acres, they envisioned sharing the history of the land—giving “history lessons” and showing off their rare photos. But, like many first-time landowners, it was daunting to think of paying the property tax. Enter Tentrr, one of a growing number of Airbnb-type online booking platforms and apps for campers to find and instantly reserve spots on private land across the U.S. With state ...

Bull Springs Skyline Forest

On the Cover: Bull Springs Skyline Forest

Bull Springs Skyline Forest has significant long-term appreciation potential with opportunity for sustainable timber management, conservation, abundant recreation, in combination with residential and mixed-use development.

Winter 2019 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from deerskin gloves to handmade furs made from Montana bison, sheep and alpacas.

LANDscape: Fall 2019

From the pages of the Fall 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

Two men putting a fish in a net

The Wild Side of Business: Professionalism in the Hunting and Fishing Business

Professionalism is often easy to recognize when you see it but is a bit more difficult to define. When it comes to the land and outdoors space, professionalism is not the job that you do, but how you do the job.

Swan Land Company: Exceptional Service from the Kitchen Table to the Closing Table

While growth and success tempt some companies to abandon principle for profit, Swan refuses to fall into that trap and remains true to the values he learned around his family’s kitchen table on their cow-calf operation in Montana’s Ruby Valley: personal integrity, hard work, respect and putting others’ needs before your own.

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.

Fall 2019 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from hand-blown glasses inspired by the mountains to a soap kit made for outdoorsmen who take leisure seriously.

N3 Cattle Company

On the Cover: N3 Cattle Company

The N3 Cattle Company is located just south of Livermore, and east of Oakland and San Jose; it is easily accessed from San Francisco, the Peninsula and the East Bay. The Ranch is completely private and uniquely preserved, healthy and wild as it has been for hundreds of years.

LANDscape: Summer 2019

From the pages of the Summer 2019 issue of LAND magazine, here's our selection of intriguing properties featured on the Land.com Network.

cranes flying over water

Looking Out For Our Fine-Feathered Flyers

Every August, Nancy and John Merrill flood a hay field on their ranch so that flocks of Rocky Mountain Greater Sandhill cranes can eat and rest during their staging season.

Summer 2019 Land & Lifestyle Trends

Our snapshot of the latest goods, gear and more for land aficionados—from handcrafted furniture made in South Carolina to small-batch, blackberry syrup made in a welcoming, small town in Georgia.

Cowboy with rifle caressing horse

The Wild Side of Business: Cross-Pollinating Ranches & Recreation

The ranching community has been forced to adapt to changing market pressures in recent years, often creating a blend between traditional livestock and farming practices and fee-based wildlife programs.

image of Adirondack chair by lake

Going Home to the Mountains

I lived in the Adirondacks for several years and welcomed my first child there. My family and I left after three years, but I dreamed of returning to the mountains someday, and I continued visiting the Adirondacks whenever possible.