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10 Best Fall Outdoor Adventures

It’s a perfect time of year for outdoor activities, from forest hikes to high-desert bike rides to paddling along a rugged shore. Here are our picks for ten of the best adventures across the United States this fall!

Vineyard in the Finger Lakes Wine Region of New York

6 Great Wine Destinations in the U.S. & Canada

Wine travel doesn’t have to mean a trip to France or Italy. There are thousands of vineyards and wineries waiting to be uncovered right here in North America. From the valleys of California to the fields of Quebec to North Carolina, wine destinations across the continent offer distinctive regional flavors, plus they’re easily accessible for a weekend getaway with your crew.

Field of Texas bluebonnets: Best places to see spring wildflowers

Blooming Wonderful: 6 Great Places to Enjoy Spring Wildflowers

After what's been a brutal and particularly cold winter for many parts of the country, we're ready for spring. Here are our picks for the best places to enjoy spring wildflowers!

Best national parks for fall foliage: Shenandoah National Park

8 National Parks with Beautiful Autumn Leaves

Autumn really is an especially scenic time of year and there’s no better place to take in the changing of fall leaves than at one of the national parks.

Where to see 2017 solar eclipse

Best Places to See the 2017 Solar Eclipse

August 21 will bring the remarkable sight of a complete solar eclipse traversing the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Here's where to watch.

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Lands of America December 2016 Land News & Trends

December 2016 saw a total of 1,938 properties listed as sold though our Comparable Sales Program, representing a total of $591 million and 135,260 acres of sold rural land and real estate. Sellers added a total of 4,793 new land listings on Lands of America throughout the month

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Save Our Trees!: The Plight of the Eastern Hemlock

Got hemlocks? Look out for these special trees on your land. The hemlock is under threat from an invasive insect species that has particularly taken hold throughout the eastern United States.

10 Biggest Land & Ranches for Sale in 2016

Throughout the year, we've profiled everything from a turnkey vineyard in southern California's Paso Robles region to the auctioning of Joe Cocker's Colorado ranch to the sale of John and Jackie Kennedy's former Virginia farm. Below is a roundup of the five biggest and five most expensive ranches and land listed for sale in 2016 that are currently on the market.

Flooding after Hurricane Matthew

Farmland Floodwater Resources for Agri-Businesses Hit by Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew's storm-surge flooding was especially devastating to the emerged crops of southeastern coastal farms because late September and early October marks the beginning of the fall harvest season. Here are some USDA programming resources to assist farmers with post-hurricane recovery.

Eye-Popping: 9 Places for a Scenic Fall Drive

As the country's hue tilts from green to an array of golds, yellows and reds, we take a tour of some of the best places around the country for a scenic fall drive.

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