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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying a US Ranch

… these “outsider” ranchers are now the majority of buyers, according to a number of rural land brokers. “Not many people who ranch for a living buy ranches any more”…’   I used to tell my ranch management students that … Continue reading

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A New Way For Beginning Farmers to Access Land

 I’m really pressed for time but, if there is anyone out there who knows or has time to research it, please tell us where AFT gets its funding. My guess is government grants. — jtl By Ben Potter at AgWeb.com … Continue reading

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Rent an Acre or Buy an Acre, That Is the Question

Do you want to be in the farming business or the real estate business? In getting around the country, giving talks, teaching seminars, etc. I frequently find it appropriate to tell listeners, “You can make money ranching.” Invariably hear someone … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of “Buy Land — They’re Not Making Any More”

And that brings us to politics. Real estate can be cheapened shockingly quickly by taxes and crime, and those traditional drivers have been joined in recent decades by environmental politics. Tell us about it brother. Nobody knows better than the … Continue reading

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