With today's land prices, cow income won't pay for western ranches. Scenic ranches offering privacy for their owners, as well as recreational activities, are boosting sale prices across the West.
Here are some tips on how ranchers can get started in the recreation business, and understanding your land's realistic potential under a recreational lease.
What should we expect after a wildfire? How does the land recover?
In 2004, pastureland appreciation outpaced the median home price in 33 states. Investors and bystanders are asking, "How long can the roll last?"
It's time to prepare pastures for spring.
Pros and cons of pasture-finished beef were aired during a recent University of Missouri (MU) Forage Systems Research Center workshop that compared cattle fed on pasture vs. grain-fed cattle in confinement. Among the highlights were: Meat from...