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pringtime is hard upon us, heading from south to north and bringing budding trees and blooming mesquite in its path here in Texas and, to our neighbors in the high country further north, a long anticipated snow melt. Speaking of the high country, this issue has two great stories from Montana-based writer and photographer Melissa Hemken: “Roundup Required” and “Let Them be Wild”. Here’s a quote from Melissa in her opening paragraph of the roundup piece: “In Wyoming’s heart is a high desert, its openness unsettling some and providing solace to others. The sagebrush seems to flow uninterrupted to the horizon, but its subtle contours require riding miles of rough country to locate grazing cattle in the plateau’s folds.” The story is a modern look at an age-old tradition, and chronicles the multi-ranch roundup in the “Big Pasture”, a nearly 100,000 acre U.S. Bureau of Land Management allotment grazed in common by five families. In her “Let Them be Wild,” Melissa examines the plight of the mustang and BLM sanctuaries like the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary north of Lander, Wyoming which is open for public tours. I love her quote from co-owner Denise Oldham: “If my Navajo grandpa was still alive, he would say, “You just let them be. It’s what those horses are supposed to be doing, being wild. Just let them be.” Her story brings to my mind the epic journey taken by my friend Jonny Fitzsimons and several friends who rode saddle broke mustangs from Mexico to Canada, but that’s a story for another day. We’re celebrating spring at Farm & Ranch Headquarters with a long awaited launch of our new website, farmandranch.com. Please give the site a visit and let us know what you think. Meanwhile we’ll keep doing what we love to do; helping our clients to bring you and our other readers world class ranches, just in case you need one for your own roundup!

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Upcoming Chapter Events Arkansas Chapter Brandon Stafford is named 2019 RLI Arkansas Chapter president. Brandon is the executive broker with Lile Real Estate, Inc. The firm specializes strictly in the brokerage of agricultural, timberland and recreational properties, with office locations in Little Rock, Ark., and Memphis, Tenn. Brandon has 15 years of real estate brokerage experience and is married with two daughters. Colorado Chapter The Chapter’s spring marketing meeting in Pueblo is Thursday, May 2 with the education session on May 3. June will be a busy month for the Chapter. We look forward to LANDU in Denver and the Colorado Chapter and Open Fences Ranch and Land Tour on June 20 and 21. Additional information about these events and the Chapter can be found on the Colorado Chapter website. Illinois Chapter The Illinois RLI Chapter is excited to announce the Mac Boyd Scholarship. This $500 LANDU scholarship opportunity honors our dear friend, Mac Boyd and is available to those who meet the criteria. More information can be found at RLIillinois.org or 309.579.2947. Iowa Chapter The RLI Iowa Chapter held our spring seminar and annual dinner on March 13. This was a great opportunity for our members to obtain CEU credits and network with fellow land professionals. Our Land Trends and Values Spring Report was released at the spring seminar. At our annual dinner, we awarded members with RLI Iowa Chapter awards. Future 2019 education provided by the Iowa Chapter includes Land 101 and a Law Update Seminar. Visit our website for more information: www.rliiowachapter.com

Kansas Chapter The Kansas Chapter is holding a Regional and Recruitment Meeting on April 24 and 25 at the American AgCredit office in Salina. There will be a meeting and drone presentation on the 24th and take a tour on the 25th of a local company. Details for this meeting are posted to the Chapter website.

Texas Chapter Kathleen Owen is the 2018 Owen W. Sherrill Award winner, awarded by the Texas Chapter. This award recognizes outstanding and professional farm and land brokers in Texas. Courses: Register for the upcoming Land Investment Analysis course offered in May. Register now. Visit us at rlitexaschapter.com

Minnesota Chapter The Minnesota Chapter hosts quarterly conference calls with the first call of the year held January 22. These calls discuss what is happening in the land market: ag, hunting/rec, development land, etc. as Minnesota has a very diverse landscape. Overall: • Ag land prices are holding steady, as are rents • Land is still wanted/needed by expansion farmers, investors and 1031 buyers • More private treaty sales vs. auctions in many areas of Minnesota now • Decline in number of ag land parcels available for sale; many are estate sales • Hunting/rec land sales steady, as are prices, and good availability of land for sale Next conference call is Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10:00. Feel free to call Terri Jensen, ALC, vicepresident for Minnesota Chapter, if you would like to join us on that call! 507-382-0908

Wyoming Chapter Here’s an interesting fact about the Wyoming Chapter you probably do not know. Fifty percent of the Chapter’s membership have the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation. Want more information about the Wyoming Chapter, visit our website.

Oklahoma Chapter The Oklahoma Chapter will be holding a “Hemp, Impacts to Real Estate” class on Thursday, May 9 at the Stoney Creek Conference Center in Broken Arrow. All the details and registration can be found on the Chapter’s website.

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4................. Yavapai...................71 4................. Yavapai...................71 8................. Yavapai...................71 10............... Yavapai...................71 14............... Yavapai...................71 31............... Yavapai...................43 52............... Yavapai...................45 73............... Yavapai...................44 82............... Yavapai...................71 83............... Yavapai...................45 158............. Gila.........................45 179............. La Paz.....................44 638............. Mohave..................44 716............. Yavapai...................70 4,972.......... Santa Cruz..............42 16,579........ Cochise..................42

ARKANSAS 3,860.......... Sevier.....................80

CALIFORNIA 94............... Trinity......................65 110............. Humboldt..............65 186............. San Mateo.............52 303............. San Luis Obispo....68 468............. San Luis Obispo....69 788............. Humboldt..............65 1,076.......... Humboldt..............64 1,200.......... Yolo........................54 1,500.......... Shasta.....................52 2,778.......... Mendocino............52 3,000.......... Humboldt..............64 26,600........ Mendocino............64

COLORADO 1................. Weld.......................87 3................. Larimer...................87 7................. Archuleta................82 10............... Grand.....................84 15............... Delta.......................95 50............... Weld.......................93 52............... Archuleta................82 80............... Park.........................63 218............. Delta.......................95 320............. Grand.....................84 367............. Larimer...................86 18 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch

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485............. Weld.......................93 522............. Grand.....................84 793............. Gunnison...............95 860............. Larimer...................91 1,000.......... Gunnison...............50 1,200.......... Pueblo....................95 2,010.......... Teller.......................51 3,561.......... Grand.....................84 4,900.......... Gunnison...............88 5,460.......... Routt.......................49 5,860.......... Summit...................84

2,874.......... Rio Arriba...............62 5,600.......... Rio Arriba...............73 6,000.......... Catron....................72 16,309........ Rio Arriba...............63

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230............. Franklin..................67 2,576.......... Oneida...................67

MONTANA 768............. Gallatin...................67 1,065.......... Carter.....................48 1,108.......... Deer Lodge...........67 2,014.......... Park.........................66 3,652.......... Rosebud.................85 9,111.......... Fergus....................66 17,500........ Powder River.........56 20,591........ Powder River.........46 22,480........ Glacier....................66 30,654........ Chouteau...............66

NEBRASKA 571............. Scottsbluff..............93 2,560.......... Garden...................46 3,300.......... Banner....................46

NEVADA 970............. Nye.........................81 2,300.......... Pershing.................53 2,971.......... Elko........................53 3,000.......... Eureka....................81 47,737........ Elko........................53

NEW MEXICO 42............... Rio Arriba...............73 143............. Catron....................73 500............. Socorro...................72 596............. Catron....................73 1,054.......... San Miguel.............62 2,076.......... Catron....................72

NORTH CAROLINA 700............. Sampson..................1

NORTH DAKOTA 4,867.......... McKenzie...............90 11,320........ Billings....................48

1,180.......... Love........................63

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280............. Henderson.............89 445............. Gonzales................92 445............. Bosque...................38 525............. Gonzales................60 750............. Bandera..................75 820............. Refugio...................92 998............. Bastrop...................34 1,000.......... Hamilton................36 1,740.......... Dallam....................51 1,900.......... Bandera..................74 2,728.......... Llano.......................26 8,100.......... Jim Hogg...............20 8,200.......... Frio.........................58 10,000........ La Salle...................58 17,132........ Uvalde....................24

3,558.......... Lake........................80

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485............. Emery.....................95 7,973.......... Sanpete..................72

1,098.......... Custer.....................90 1,592.......... Lawrence................90 1,791.......... Ziebach..................90 1,887.......... Ziebach..................90 9,031.......... Bennett..................90 14,404........ Fall River................47

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TEXAS 4................. Kerr.........................94 5................. Kendall...................94 10............... Lampasas...............96 10............... Comal.....................94 19............... Bandera..................94 44............... Fort Bend...............92 50............... Kendall...................94 51............... Cooke.....................40 55............... Lampasas...............96 192............. Wilson....................75 226............. Henderson.............89 240............. Hamilton................96

54............... Albany....................49 195............. Park.........................56 283............. Sheridan.................56 429............. Park.........................47 620............. Carbon...................83 2,100.......... Fremont.................62 3,752.......... Albany....................83 4,198.......... Carbon...................83 7,900.......... Sheridan.................57 8,180.......... Goshen...................48 8,282.......... Natrona..................47 12,065........ Platte......................47 16,115........ Hot Springs............56 17,000........ Sublette.................63 18,872........ Goshen...................48 19,781........ Laramie..................46 26,056........ Albany....................62 49,500........ Big Horn.................57

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Galles Properties.........................................82 GallesProperties.com

All City Real Estate......................................60 TXRiverRanch.com

Gunn & Associates Real Estate..................81 NevadaFarmland.com

BloomTree Realty.........................................70 PremierPrescottHomes.com

The Graves Group.......................................94 thegravesgroup.com

C3 Real Estate Solutions John Simmons.............................................87 mycolohome.com

The Group Inc..............................................91 pattiphillips.thegroupinc.com

California Outdoor Properties....................52 californiaoutdoorproperties.com

Harrigan Land Company LLC.....................62 harriganland.com

Century 21 Hometown Realty Byron Grant..................................................68 c21home.com

Headquarters West, Ltd. Paul Groseta.................................................43 headquarterswest.com

Clark & Associates Land Brokers, LLC.........46 clarklandbrokers.com Colorado Land Investments I, LLC.............85 cololand.com The Colorado Ranch Company..................84 ColoradoRanchCompany.com Creekside Ranch Group, LLC.....................96 creeksiderural.com Crested Butte Sotheby’s International Realty.....................88 KileyFlint.com

Headquarters West, Ltd. Sam Hubbell................................................42 headquarterswest.com Hewitt Land Company................................90 hewittlandcompany.com Hood Real Estate Inc....................... Cover, 20 HoodRealEstateInc.com James Land Company.................................83 jameslandco.com

Donat/Goodwin/Sledzik Landmark Sotheby’s International Realty.......1 525LonghornCreekLane.com Maes Real Estate Services..........................54 john@johnmaes.com Mark Hubbard Ranch Properties................58 TexasRanches.org Mason & Morse Ranch Company James Rinehart............................................49 ranchbrokers.com Mason & Morse Ranch Company...............50 ranchland.com Powers Land Brokerage, LLC......................56 PowersLandBrokerage.com Premier Ranch Properties...........................72 nmranchproperties.com RE/MAX Alliance of Loveland.....................86 findnortherncoloradohomes.com Steve Grant Real Estate..............................89 stevegrant.com Swan Land Company...................................66 swanlandco.com

David Faust..................................................92 diamondfranch@hotmail.com

Keller Williams Realty Michael Goertz............................................34 mdgrealty@gmail.com

United Country Colorado Brokers.............95 uccoloradobrokers.com

Four Star Realty............................................64 ranchagent.com

Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty.........74 KuperRealty.com

United Country Real Estate........................80 unitedcountry.com

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he 8,100Âą acre Rancho Estrella, located 42 miles southwest of Hebbronville, provides incredible hunting and superlative privacy. Rancho Estrella, which has been managed for wildlife for almost 30 years, is divided into four pastures and completely high fenced. Wildlife includes whitetail deer, bobwhite and scaled quail, Rio Grande turkeys, javelina, dove and feral hogs as well as a full complement of desirable exotics. The well-managed brush country habitat, also suitable for cattle, is supplemented with protein

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feeders and food plots. Rancho Estrella has nine water wells, four stock tanks, and more than 30 wildlife waterers. The ranch has two separate living compounds each featuring a main lodge, apartments and casitas. The four-bedroom, four-bath owner’s home is located in Brush Pasture compound. The ranch has been a hunting destination and a corporate retreat and could easily be a commercial hunting operation. For more information about Rancho Estrella, Contact Howard W. Hood at 830-739-3815. Available for $30 million.

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RANCHO AGUA GRANDE 17,132Âą ACRES

UVALDE & KINNEY COUNTIES

AVAILABLE FOR

$100,000,000

Howard W. Hood, Broker Howard@HoodRealEstateInc.com

830-739-3815

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he 17,132-acre Rancho Agua Grande, located 25 miles northwest of Uvalde, is one of largest live-water ranches for sale in Texas. Year-round Live Oak Creek, fed by more than 30 springs, bisects the ranch from north to south for about seven miles. The ranch is home to Boiling Mountain, the highest peak in Uvalde County, and Salmon Peak, the highest point in Kinney County. Because three ecoregions converge on the ranch, the vegetation is diverse. Wildlife gathers to drink at Live Oak Creek making it easy to view some of the more than 40 species of exotics that roam the ranch. Native game includes whitetail, turkey, dove and limited quail. Rancho Agua Grande is considered one of the nation’s premier hunting destinations. More than 50 miles of high-fence encircle the perimeter. To see Rancho Agua Grande, contact Howard W. Hood at 830-739-3815. Available for $100 million.


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SANDSTONE MOUNTAIN RANCH 2,728± ACRES

LLANO COUNTY

AVAILABLE FOR

$29,500,000 Texas Hill Country v Llano County v Llano

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he 2,728± acre game-fenced Sandstone Mountain Ranch near Llano is an elite Texas property dedicated to exceptional wildlife and fine living. A concerted five-year plan of restoration and improvement has lifted the property to the pinnacle. Benefiting from more than 30 years of management, Sandstone has yielded whitetail bucks from 150 inches to 210 inches. An array of exotics including scimitar-horned oryx, zebra, axis and fallow thrive alongside other native species such as dove, turkey and waterfowl. While the land makes a statement, the water makes the ranch, with more than six stocked lakes ranging from 5 to 30 acres. With over 80 acres of surface water, the ranch also fronts the Llano River for more than half a mile. The 4,000± square-foot hunter’s lodge wraps hunting clients in rugged luxury. The main residential compound has four structures—the old lodge (3,570± square feet), the main house (2,650± square feet), cabin (850± square feet), and man cave (1,600 square feet)—all built from native stone and log veneer. Each building is situated to provide a stunning view of the Sandstone Mountain with a 20-acre lake nestled at its base. All outbuildings have either been completely refurbished or built within the past five years including the big barn (90x100), which is the working heart, the big shop (60x150) with eight bay doors, three-bay mechanics shop (40x50) with walk-down oil change pit, and a climate-controlled RV/bus barn (20x65). Call Howard W. Hood at 830-739-3815. Price Reduced $29.5 million. FarmAndRanch.com

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The roundup crew brings the beef down to the holding pasture along the Sweetwater River.

James Gullion, a silversmith and local day rider from Jeffrey City, rides through to check for Graham cattle to sort out.

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Jeremiah Gullion, age 9, and Laura Dockery, age 12, hold herd while bulls, culls and yearlings are sorted.


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For these ranch families, pulling out a wagon makes sense. By: Melissa Hemken

The roundup crew trailing the beef to Bog Basin.

In Wyoming’s heart is a high desert, its openness unsettling some and providing solace to others. The sagebrush seems to flow uninterrupted to the horizon, but its subtle contours require riding miles of rough country to locate grazing cattle hidden in the plateau’s folds. Perched at 6,335 feet in elevation is Jeffrey City, Wyoming (population 58). Across the highway, stretching north, is the “Big Pasture,” a nearly 100,000-acre U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) allotment grazed in common by five families—several of them since the late 1800s. The families’ ranches lie along the Sweetwater River, the pasture’s southern boundary. Their names flow as does the river: Leonardi, Dockery, Crofts, Corbett and Graham.

The Leonardis are the newcomers: first grazing the range in 1998. The Dockerys are descended from the Myers, who started grazing the Big Pasture range in 1875. The Crofts family homesteaded on the Sweetwater River in 1883, and nearly 100 years later (1982), Rob Crofts began riding roundup while courting his wife, Carla Whitlock, whose family came to the area in 1945. The Grahams arrived on the Sweetwater in 1891—one year after Wyoming statehood. Jack Corbett came as a cowboying teenager in 1953, purchasing his own ranch bordering the Big Pasture ten years later. Gathering cattle from the Big Pasture takes long days of riding behind buttes and looking down draws. To support the gathers, the families first pulled out a wagon in

1943 for spring and fall roundups. It takes about 12 days to gather the Big Pasture. The circles the cowboys ride to gather cattle radiating out from each cow camp. The Big Pasture is aptly named, as Zack Sanftner, the Crofts’ son-in-law, ironically noted of a day’s circle, “The good news is today all we have to do is ride to the skyline.” Every generation has their own ideas on how to manage the roundups. The springtime calf roundup is to brand calves and scatter bulls, and the beef roundup in the autumn pulls bulls, yearlings and other sale-ready cattle off the range. Some aspects of the roundups have changed, with new technologies and management ideas. But taking out a wagon to support the cowhands on roundup still proves to be the best way to manage gathering cattle in the high desert country. FarmAndRanch.com

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James Gullion shows his son Jeremiah, age 9, the easiest way to roll his teepee for stowing.

The beef are trailed to the Bog Basin holding pen before the crew heads out to gather the next area.

Rooted in Tradition As families incorporate new technology into their own ranch management practices, they continually weigh whether new tools can improve the Big Pasture roundups, too. “Essentially, we do things the same way,” Jack Corbett says of roundup, “although we are more modern now with propane for the branding fire. On our ranch we’re even more modern than that, we freeze brand our cattle. But it will never happen on roundup, it’s too traditional!” Corbett has ridden the most years of any of today’s cowboys on the Big Pasture roundups, having only missed a handful since his arrival in 1953. When he began riding roundup, the wagon was a one-ton truck carrying the mess box and bedrolls. Meals were cooked in Dutch ovens over sagebrush fires, and a beef was butchered to feed the crew. Roundups now find him riding along side his son, Troy, and five grandsons. The wagon is an armadillolooking 24-foot camper, which was retrofitted for cow camp in 1968. Its vastly newer hauling truck sports a custom headache rack to hang the beef at night to cool in the night breezes. Wrapped in canvas during the day, the meat’s edibility proves meat storage doesn’t need modernity. 30 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch

Most of the families’ ranches border the Big Pasture, with turnout gates that open from their deeded land. The Leonardis must truck their cattle 50 miles from their deeded ranch near Lander, Wyoming. Bed rolls, teepees and gear are stowed in the trailer for moving to the next camp before heading for the day’s work.

“On the calf roundup we drive the cattle away from the ranch fences,” Corbett explains, “and situate them on top of Beaver Rim. We also scatter bulls and brand late calves.”

By mid-August, the cattle are working their way back toward the ranches down on the Sweetwater River. The September beef roundup gathers the yearlings to be marketed, along with the bulls and saleready cows. These cattle are moved into the river section for a couple of weeks before the families gather them and sort according to ranch. During the last week of October, the families gather the remaining cattle—the cows to winter pasture and calves to feedlots. Marjorie Graham, who joined the Big Pasture range with her 1961 marriage, explains the final gather along the Sweetwater River. “Everybody starts from the ranches to push them together, often snow brings the cows home. We coordinate a couple days when everyone is gathering and sorting at once for the main sweep along the river meadows.”

Braden Larrew and Riley West set up their teepee at the Indian Springs camp.


After lunch, the crew saddles fresh mounts for riding the west section of Bog Basin. Riley West foreground.

Rich Graham pauses for water at the cook trailer while the cook, Bill Cowling, and Thad’s parents, Carol and Carl Dockery, look on.

One major change, now decades old, was fencing small holding enclosures at most of the Big Pasture’s cow camps. Before that it was the youngsters’ job to hold herd. “It was hard work to hold those cattle up because we had heel flies in those days,” Corbett recalls of his teen roundup years. “Those flies would put the scatter on the calves. There would

Changes Allowed Most agriculture increasingly integrates modern technology. The Big Pasture roundups use little of it. After dinner some cowboys may walk to a rise for cell phone service or listen to their son’s football game on the truck radio, but most relax near the wagon to visit, play cards or learn to twist wire into rein chains for bridles. “It’s all in how traditional you want to stay,” Corbett reflects. “I’ve always enjoyed roundup, looked forward to it. It’s a good learning experience for the young guys. They learn a lot just being around old-timers and observing how things get done.” James Gullion, a silversmith from Jeffrey City, makes rein chains in the evenings at cow camp.

“We make a point of having the young guys ride all circles,” adds Rob

Crofts about training the teenagers and 20-somethings in the younger generations. “They need to learn the land and where the cattle like to graze because one day they’ll be running it.” The quality of the Big Pasture range reflects the families’ care for the landscape. They manage the range to ensure it will ably sustain forage for cattle and wildlife for the long term. “The roundup is still fundamentally the same, as is the land,” Graham says proudly. “We ride the same circles, and set up cow camp in the same spots. The family generations have changed, but our traditions have not. “We still sort cattle according to the order of our places on the Sweetwater. The Leonardis are the furthest up river, then the Dockerys, Crofts, Corbetts and us [Graham].” While traditions are honored on the Big Pasture, change does come. “As any progression of life, the next generation has its own ideas—some good and some bad,” Graham matterof-factly observes. “But as the kids begin to take over their family’s ranch management, we will adjust and continue to work together to graze this land.”

be a kid and a calf going over every hill! “When we branded the calves we held them up outside, and there would be six to eight different brands. Whoever was roping had to mother the calves up so we knew how to brand them.” L-R: Deborah, Sam and Jeremiah hold the herd during sorting.

To do so, calves are followed to their mother cows to ascertain ownership and how to brand before roping and dragging the calves to the fire. “Back then the old-timers wouldn’t let us go to the fire until we were 20 years old. We used to say you couldn’t even go get a drink of water until you were 20 years old!” The below-20 age group also trailed the horse cavvy between camps, while others took the beef herd of the sorted cattle and moved the wagon. Roundup duties are the same these days, but age doesn’t matter as much as capability. FarmAndRanch.com

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L-R: Rob Crofts, Zach Sanftner, Ivan Laird, John Corbett bring in the cavvy.

“One time a hail storm came up,” Corbett remembers of one cavvy move, “and a bunch of wild horses ran into the cavvy. And our horses just scattered, but a lot of them knew where the next camp was. They were about eight miles from camp and most showed up there. Some went home, or as close to home as they could get. “Horses will go with wild horses for a while, but then they decide it’s not that much fun.”

ily pays for roundup provisions and shares the electric bill for the wells according to the number of head they graze on the allotment. The 27 miles of power line for the Big Pasture stock wells were erected when the now defunct U.S. Rural Electrification Administration brought electricity to the area in 1957. At that time, the families converted the windColter Manley catching his mount before the day’s work.

Playing Roundup by Ear The families follow the BLM’s grazing permit regulations, but there are no written guidelines on how the ranchers work among themselves on the common allotment. Their decades of cooperation have refined their Big Pasture management practices into an unspoken consensus. “Roundup doesn’t take as much coordination as you would think,” Graham says with a shrug. “Everyone just does what needs doing and knows who should do it.” Everyone pitches in to repair fencing and livestock wells, and each fam32 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch

powered wells to electricity and added more wells to increase water available in drier areas of the pasture, benefiting both cattle and wildlife.

The families all agree to furnish hands in proportion to the cattle they have on the allotment, and to not bring stock dogs and mares on roundup. But most important of all, they always follow range etiquette. “People subscribe to it out here,” Corbett says of the cowboy code of respect. “You don’t ever ride in front of somebody, unless you have to. But mostly, when you’re holding herd and you want to go talk to that guy over there you go around behind everybody.” Cowboys take turns roping horses, so there aren’t too many loops in the air. And it is courtesy to wait for the guy who got the gate. When out riding circles assigned by the cowboss, cowboys avoid other’s circles when gathering. And no one rides in front of the old-timers leading the crew out. During roundup, an enduring tradition is that women do not overnight in cow camp. The women often day ride on roundup, while also doing chores and irrigating at their respective ranches. “When I was growing up we would come out and visit, but the ladies


didn’t ride that much,” says Andrea Dockery, who began riding roundup in the early 1980s as a young girl. “I started riding with the crew when I could drive myself out! And now it’s great our daughter, Laura, is able to participate.” Since the Big Pasture is grazed communally, the families’ cattle mix together during their four and a half months on the range. Some management ideas require discussion, such as what type of bulls are turned out to breed the cows. The families now concur it is registered Black Angus and Hereford bulls only. Jess Corbett “brings the beef”, the bulls, sale-ready cattle, and yearlings sorted from the past couple days, trailing them to the next camp.

The roundup crew gathers for instructions from the cow bosses, Rob Crofts and Thad Dockery.

that way, but there were so many black bulls around them they finally decided to keep up with the times. “So we all do Black Angus bulls now. You have to agree on things like that. No one wants a Jersey bull turned out!”

It’s Good Cattle Management “It was always Herefords for many, many years,” Corbett says of their preference. “Gradually, due to what the market wants, we changed to Black Angus bulls. “The Grahams liked their Hereford cattle and they wanted to keep them

Community roundups that pull out a wagon are rare in this era of instant access and hurry. The Big Pasture roundup still exists because of the families’ commitment to the cooperation and camaraderie of it. In another common allotment that

the Corbett family grazes, the ranchers all trailer their horses out to the areas to be gathered each day, and, after doing so, drive the cattle back to their respective ranches. “That allotment has changed hands enough that the new people just don’t want to take the wagon out and have a roundup,” Corbett says wistfully, “but roundup is still one of the most efficient ways to gather. It really is. “You add up all the gasoline that you use trailering out, and you could just about afford to have roundup where you’re out in cow camp for several days. “Pulling out the wagon on the Big Pasture is not something we do for the fun of it—it has a purpose,” Corbett continues firmly. “It is partly enjoyment too, but it’s a success thing. Roundup is the most efficient way to gather big country.” Laura Dockery watches the roundup party from a high perch.

The roundup crew gathers around the camp fire.

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MCCALL RANCH 998 ACRES

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cCall Ranch is nestled on 998 acres at the junction of Big Sandy Creek and the Colorado River. The river frontage offers roughly 1.4 miles of mature pecan tree banks. Just five miles from downtown Bastrop, this ranch has extensive development potential. From an equine community utilizing the existing facilities, to a residential neighborhood—the possibilities are endless. Come see the vast potential this ranch has to offer. Call Mike at 512-784-3484 for your private showing! $25,000,000.

Michael Goertz 512-784-3484

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CROOKED CREEK RANCH 1,000 ACRES

Texas v Hamilton County v Hamilton

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rooked Creek Ranch offers a large scale of camp, equestrian, hunting, and entertainment potential. This domain is established on 1,000 acres of beautifully diverse topography. The Rolling Highlands blend into the fertile pecan bottoms in which Bear Creek meanders. Overlooking Bear Creek, the peaceful, opulent main lodge nestles perfectly among large oak and pecan trees. Within Bear Creek, the area also offers a beautiful park and active skeet range. Traveling up the hill, the expansive covered arena and event center, with commercial kitchen, provide endless entertainment options. Michael Goertz Throughout the ranch, accommodations are provided for upwards of 65 guests. Possibilities 512-784-3484 are immeasurable with amenities to meet mdgrealty3484@gmail.com everyone’s desires. All within 15 minutes to the closets jet strip. Call Mike at 512-784-3484 for your private showing! $11,500,000. FarmAndRanch.com

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MERIDIAN ESTATE 445± ACRES

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stunning estate sitting on 445¹ acres just an hour from DFW Metroplex offering an abundance of options from cattle, recreation, hunting, dude ranch, or corporate retreat. Beautiful white pipe fencing and over a mile of concrete drive lead up to the fourbedroom, four-bath, 4,854-square-foot main house with more than 5,000-square-feet of outdoor living area surrounding the 20x50 diving pool with pool house. The two-story guest house can accommodate four with a full kitchen and bath. There is also an exercise room and 1800’s log cabin. Offering state-of-the-art cattle facilities with an AC/ vet room with digital scales, a covered set of working pens with chutes and a sale ring with an elevated auction platform. Attached to the working pens are 16 pipe pens with automatic watering devices and parking lotstyle lights. A 60x60 insulated helicopter hanger with concrete landing pad is in front and can also be used as a party barn with ceiling fans. Multiple other large pole barns for equipment and hay storage are on the property. Two 40,000-gallon water tanks can be filled by well then deposited into a tank behind house if needed. Property has county water and a well! One liquid fertilizer tank is available, and one 1,000-gallon propane tank supplies the furnace in the house and could supply a pool heater. Roughly 50 acres of Klein grass for hay production. $2,450,000.

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EQUESTRIAN’S DREAM 51.91 ACRES

Texas v Cooke County v Gainesville

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n equestrian’s dream come true with every detail thought through to make day-to-day activities a breeze. Features include a main barn with office, tack room and wash rack plus a breeding barn with wash rack and vet room. There is a six-horse walker. Two additional stall barns bring the total to 30+ stalls. Covered arena is 100'x150' with 30 feet of holding pens inside. 100'x80' outside warm-up pen attached to covered arena. “D” shaped round pen has 150 feet of back fence with over 100 feet in depth. Roping arena is 135'x290' with outdoor lights and pneumatic controlled chute. There are multiple turnouts varying in size all with metal shade shelters. Pipe fencing with cable runs throughout the property. A very convenient service entrance.

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Owner’s entrance has beautiful landscaping leading up to an upgraded 3,600-square-foot main house. There are three guest houses. Must see to appreciate! $1,350,000.

Michael Goertz 512-784-3484

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THE FOUUR RANCH 16,579 ACRES

Arizona v Cochise County v Dragoon

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he Fouur Ranch is located approximately 50 miles east of Tucson, Arizona, and consists of 1,280 deeded acres, 11,610 Arizona state grazing acres, and 3,689 acres of Coronado National Forest grazing. The ranch lies on the northwestern side of the Dragoon Mountains. This area has a colorful past; there were several battles with the Apache Indians and it is said that the Great Apache Chief Cochise was buried somewhere in the surrounding Dragoon Mountains. The Fouur Ranch is one of the nicest ranches on the market today, and its location adds to the possibilities. The land tenure with both mountain and grasslands makes the ranch easy to operate. Rarely do you find a ranch of this quality close to town come on the market. $4,250,000.

CANELO SPRINGS RANCH 4,972 ACRES

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anelo Springs Ranch is one of the finest agricultural properties that the southwest U.S. has to offer. The ranch is bisected by Turkey Creek, a creek that runs intermittently yearround through the valley floor feeding four ponds stocked with fish. Numerous springs are found throughout the property’s Cienega bottom (sub-irrigated), which runs through the ranch providing a great riparian area for livestock and wildlife. The ranch is a highly improved working cattle ranch with more than 2.5 miles of pipe fencing, 10 pastures, and grow yard. Riparian areas are extremely hard to find in the arid southwest, with approximately 90 percent of the deeded land sub-irrigated, this lends to the opportunities. Rarely does a ranch as beautiful and private as Canelo Springs Ranch come on the market. $3,500,000.


RT ARROW RANCH 31Âą ACRES

Arizona v Yavapai County v Cornville

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he RT Arrow Ranch is a top-ofthe-line commercial equine facility capable of handling large scale breeding, raising, boarding and training operations. Set between Sedona and Cottonwood, the awe-inspiring setting and viewshed at the RT Arrow Ranch are amazing. Capable of accommodating up to 63 head of horses in the paddocks, pastures and 38 covered and enclosed stalls, having an indoor HydroHorse Aqua Treadmill allows the ranch to conduct specialized and acute rehabilitation and therapy. This thoughtfully-designed and laid-out property is improved with a 3,854-squarefoot home with 2,621-square-feet of wrap-around porches, garage, workshop, 7,108-square-foot enclosed breeding and hydro-therapy barn, 5,632-square-foot enclosed mare barn, two 2,048-squarefoot mare motels, 1,738-square-foot hay and shavings barn, seven paddocks, two irrigated pastures, three larger turn-out pastures, a 300x160 riding arena, hot walker and two round pens. $3,250,000

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WALNUT CREEK & LAZY YU RANCHES 638 ACRES

Arizona v Mohave County v Kingman alnut Creek and Lazy YU Ranches is a 600-head cattle ranch on nearly 150 sections consisting of 638.49 privately owned acres, 93,382 acres of BLM land and 1,403 acres of state land. The ranch is made for a cowman with functional and well-maintained improvements. Water is from 46 springs, 16 wells, dirt tanks, seasonal live water and 28.5 miles of pipeline with storage and drinkers. This ranch has been fully stocked for over 15 years and is set in an extremely scenic and attractive setting where two deserts (Sonoran and Mohave) meet at the “sky island� of the Hualapai Mountains. $2,500,000.

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SETTLER VALLEY RANCH 73 ACRES

Arizona v Yavapai County v Dewey ettler Valley Ranch is an attractive little ranch in the popular Prescott area of northern Arizona. The ability to control four sections of ranchland in this area is significant. Perhaps one of the most unique features is that the ranch is authorized by the state and BLM to run either cattle and/or goats on its grazing leases. The 73 deeded acres at the headquarters has a 2,140-square-foot Santa Fe-style main home, 1,224-square-foot barn, shop, greenhouse and chicken coop. Reduced to $800,000.

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cPherson Ranch is a well-kept functional ranch in the McMullen Valley and is bisected by Centennial Wash at elevations of 1,950 to 2,100 feet. It runs on over 47 sections consisting of 179.92 privately owned acres, 22,649 acres of BLM land and 6,973 acres of state land. The Centennial Wash creates an abundance of water and feed; this is not common on a lot of other desert ranches. $650,000.

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MCPHERSON RANCH 179 ACRES

Arizona v La Paz County v Wenden


RIO VERDE RANCH 83 ACRES

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io Verde Ranch’s 83.93 acres are completely surrounded by Prescott National Forest and bisected by the upper reaches of the Verde River for nearly half a mile. The property’s modest building improvements are set in an idyllic setting overlooking the river nestled against the upland areas. The property is completely off the grid and possesses unique recreational opportunities on one of Arizona’s major perennial rivers. The Rio Verde has outstandingly remarkable value with the combination of water and riparian vegetation and may have some of the last remaining functioning wetlands on the Upper Verde River. There are very few properties in private ownership with these attributes left in Arizona. $2,100,000.

CANYON RIVER RANCH

158 ACRES

Arizona v Gila County v Payson anyon River Ranch’s 158.12 acres are located 6.5 miles west of Payson surrounded by Tonto National Forest. It has a 20,000-square-foot covered arena, 5,664-square-foot covered pavilion, decorative water tank tower and a large water storage tank with pump house. The property has final plat approval for 116 lots; a new owner can either complete the development or keep it as an estate-sized ranch in one of Arizona’s most sought-after areas. Reduced to $2,371,800.

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herry Springs Ranch is 90 miles north of Phoenix at 4,800-feet elevation. It has an abundance of riparian growth along Cherry Creek and a spring with water rights. It is easily accessible and has a 2,096-squarefoot cabin and a guest home. Bordered by Prescott National Forest, the scenic setting of CSR makes it a tranquil location for either a recreational retreat or for full time enjoyment. $1,250,000

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Y-6 RANCH

9,781± total acres: 19,341 deeded and 440 state lease acres. 1,396± irrigated acres. $18,000,000. Clark & Associates Land Brokers, 307-334-2025.

Wyoming v Laramie County v Meriden

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0,591± total acres: 10,311± deeded, 9,000± BLM lease and 1,280± state lease acres. $8,500,000. Clark & Associates Land Brokers, 307-334-2025.

HORSE CREEK RANCH Montana v Powder River County v Broadus

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,560± acres: 1,920± deeded and 640± state lease. 555± irrigated acres. Three homes, feedlot and more. $4,466,910. Ryan Rochlitz, 307-286-3307 or Mark McNamee, 307-760-9510.

GARDEN COUNTY RANCH Nebraska v Garden County v Lewellen

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,300± deeded acres with 123± pivot-irrigated acres. Very nice improvements and ample water. $2,950,000. Ryan Rochlitz, 307-286-3307 or Dean Nelson, 307-340-1114.

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2,065± total acres: 5,050± deeded, 5,875± BLM and 1,140± state lease acres. Excellent improvements and wildlife habitat. Over three miles live water. $9,700,000. Scott Leach, 307-331-9095, Cory Clark, 307-3342025 or Jon Keil, 307-331-2833.

TALLY HO RANCH Wyoming v Platte County v Wheatland

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4,404± total acres: 5,693 deeded, 640 state and 8,071± forest service permit acres. Owner-rated 475 cows. Nice improvements. $4,750,000. Cory Clark, 307334-2025 or Mark McNamee, 307-760-9510.

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,282± total acres: 6,042± deeded, 610± state and 1,630± BLM lease acres. Blue-ribbon trout fishing. Minutes from Casper. Additional acres, reduced price! $3,250,000. Clark & Associates Land Brokers, 307-334-2025.

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29.44± deeded acres with 234± pivot-irrigated acres. Nice set of improvements with excellent habitat for elk, mule deer, pheasant and upland birds. $2,400,000. Denver Gilbert, 406-697-3961.

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HEART MOUNTAIN PIVOT FARM Wyoming v Park County v Powell

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,180± total acres: 7,260± deeded, 480 state and 440± BLM lease acres. Tremendous elk, mule deer hunting. Miles of year-round water. $7,150,000. Clark & Associates Land Brokers, 307-334-2025.

Wyoming v Goshen County v LaGrange

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1,320± total acres: 3,680± deeded, 640 state lease, and 7,000± federal lease acres. Reduced to $5,500,000. Denver Gilbert, 406-697-3961 or Cory Clark, 307-334-2025.

WHITETAIL CREEK RANCH North Dakota v Billings County v Fairfield

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8,872± total acres: 17,992± deeded and 880± state lease acres. Elk & mule deer paradise. Abundance of water. $16,500,000. Clark & Associates Land Brokers, 307-334-2025.

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Denver Gilbert, 307-334-2025

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CANYON VIEW RANCH Wyoming v Goshen County v LaGrange

,065± deeded acres with 548 pivot-irrigated and 103 flood-irrigated acres. Nice improvements. Abundant water and wildlife. $3,600,000. Colter DeVries, 406-425-1027.


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rare mountain ranch consisting of 5,460 deeded acres of mostly aspen and evergreens. Home to hundreds of elk and excellent mule deer population. Enrolled in Colorado’s Ranching for Wildlife program, the ranch receives 15 bull elk licenses and seven deer licenses. Managed since 1998 as wildlife and hunting preserve. A wonderful 3,400-square-foot lodge plus guest home overlook three large stocked reservoirs offering a great fishing resource. $9,950,000.

WOODS LANDING RESORT 54± ACRES

Wyoming v Albany County v Jelm oods Landing Resort is a historic retreat located at the base of the Medicine Bow Mountains, approximately 27 miles southwest of Laramie, Wyoming. Originally a saloon built in 1883, the dancehall was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Woods Landing is a regular stop for recreationists year-round at the gateway to the Snowy Range and the Rawah’s in Colorado, and is a perfect venue for family reunions, weddings and lots of fun. Situated on the Laramie River for a quarter mile, this 54.2acre resort opportunity offers a full service restaurant, bar and dancehall, general store with fuel and propane to sundries and souvenirs, the Jelm, Wyo. post office, threebedroom river guest house, two-bedroom duplex, six cabins, and ten RV sites with room for expansion. The owner’s residence is a 3,500-square-foot log and timber construction. $2,100,000.

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REDDEN RANCH 1,000 ACRES

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sustainable mountain ranching operation with free water flowing from the mountains every year, together with high mountain pasture to graze cattle on nature’s nutritious grasses every summer. Redden Ranch represents a “drought proof” fourthgeneration cattle ranching operation that has sustained the family for 70 years. The home ranch consists of nearly 1,000 acres of deeded land located in the Ohio Creek Valley north of Gunnison. The ranch holds a 345-head grazing allotment at the headwaters of Carbon Creek. Livestock are trailed seasonally from the home ranch to the grazing allotment. During that time, the meadows are irrigated from excellent priority water rights and hay is harvested to sustain the herd during the winter. Contact John Stratman or Mindy Costanzo. $6,500,000.

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Colorado v Teller County v Divide

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te Pass Ranch lies just on the west side of the Ute Pass summit near Pikes Peak and Colorado Springs, Colo., with 2,010± deeded acres it is one of the few large acreage ranches remaining in the area. The property looks at the northwest side of Pikes Peak and is located west of Divide, Colo., and along both sides of US Hwy 24. It has been utilized for cattle grazing along with hunting and recreation and consists of aspen and pine ridges with grass covered slopes and live-water draws, making it a great recreation ranch for family enjoyment. Historically operated as a summer grazing unit and for private hunting, the ranch is in excellent condition with a resident elk herd and plentiful mule deer. Over time the area has seen population growth resulting in an increase in development and conservation values. Contact Kem Winternitz. $9,625,000.

DALLAM COUNTY FARM 1,740± ACRES

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ituated in the northwest corner of Dallam County is a 1,740± acre irrigated farm. Located roughly two miles south of Texline, Texas is the perfect property for a corn, wheat, and cattle operation. The farm is divided by FM 296 giving an owner excellent access and the availability of local grain elevators, feed yards, sale barns and summer grazing in northeastern New Mexico. Contact Zurick Labrier. $6,960,000.

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Pescadero ocean VieW ranch California | San Mateo County | Pescadero

$6,395,000 | 186 +/- Acres | San Mateo County | This 5100 sq ft luxury estate boasts breathtaking ocean views, 4 bedrooms, 6 baths, a library, office, guest house, caretaker home, workshop, & cattle barn. This is the consummate gentleman’s ranch, where country and luxury come together. Head out to the cattle barn to tend the herd or spend the day relaxing by the pond. Ideally located approximately one hour from San Francisco. Contact Todd Renfrew (707) 455-4444.

Winter Falls ranch

California | Shasta County | McArthur $7,400,000 | 1,500 +/- Acres | Shasta County | The ranch features over 1050 acres under flood irrigation. 521 in alfalfa, grass hay, alfalfa/grass mix, 201 acres in wild rice and 328 acres irrigated pasture. There are 4 ag wells, ponds, outstanding fishing and hunting, headquarters, barns, shop, corrals and two homes. Runs 350 spring and fall calving pairs, plus 50 replacement heifers and 12 bulls, year-round. Contact Donna Utterback (530) 604-0700 or Rich Callison (530) 355-3352.

Fountain ranch California | Mendocino County | Hopland

$12,400,000 | 2,778.93 +/- Acres | Mendocino County | The Fountain Ranch is arguably Mendocino’s Finest if not most renowned Ranch. With 15 Legal Parcels, 3.7 miles of Russian River frontage, 440 acre foot permitted Bradford Lake, 150 acre+ of irrigated ground, 100’s acres of gentle plantable, 4 residences, corrals and fencing for cattle operation, home of the iconic Frog Women’s Rock and the Balancing Rock, and excellent wildlife resources. Contact Jim Martin (707) 272-5507.

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indePendence Valley Farm & ranch Nevada | Elko County | Northeast

Call For Price | 47,737 +/- Acres | Elko County | Currently operating as a farm and cattle ranch, it includes over 47,700 deeded acres with an adjacent BLM grazing allotment of more than 100,000 acres. There is incredible potential for development of oil, gold, and geothermal opportunities, in addition to its farming and ranching operations. Significant water resources, 14 hay pivots, 3 hay barns, 5 cattle corrals, recreational opportunities, 2000 AU, & 400 resident elk. Contact Todd Renfrew (775) 455-0225.

laWson ranch

Nevada | Elko County | Northeast $7,280,000 | 2,971.51 +/- Acres | Elko County | Homestead in the 1860’s and once owned by Bing Crosby, encompasses just under 3000 deeded acres. Includes your own private airstrip and hangar, a nearly 5000 sq ft main residence, 3 additional homes, a full ranch headquarters, 2 barns, repair shop, 6 center drive hay pivots, can run over 600 pair of cattle, & 2000 acres irrigated. This is the quintessential turnkey ranch. This ranch also has some of the oldest water rights in Nevada. Contact Todd Renfrew (775) 455-0225.

monroe land & liVestock Nevada | Pershing County | Lovelock

$8,800,000 | 2,300 +/- Acres | Pershing County | Opportunity to own an incredible income generating property. Encompassing 2300+/- deeded acres, this hay and working cattle ranch has a plethora of water. OUTDOOR PROPERTIES 964 irrigated acres yield tons of alfalfa, corn, and grain production, and runs 300-500 AU annually with the remaining acreage. There are 2 single family residences, hay barn, and 3 steel shops. All cattle and ranch equipment are included in the sale of this turnkey property. Contact Todd Renfrew (775) 455-0225.

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Sherman River Ranch CORPORATE EMPLOYEE REJUVENATION AND RESORT

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id you know that rest and recuperation of employees can make a company’s bottom-line bigger? Studies show that when employees are sent to retreats and are able to rest, rejuvenate, and recharge, that the companies spike in employee productivity and company profitability. Why not treat your employees to a resort with lots of rest and recreation like hiking, horseback riding, four-

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wheeling, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. One-of-a-kind recreational ranch with yearround Cache Creek water frontage. Located one hour from Sacramento and less than two hours from San Francisco. The ranch is like a walk down memory lane with antique farm equipment and cars, a herd of collectables from the Ponderosa Ranch. The ranch sits at the north end of Capay Valley near the town of Rumsey in the hills of western Yolo County.

A quiet county road along the east side of Cache Creek takes you to the entrance to the ranch. This recreational paradise has numerous swimming holes, miles of private roads for ATV and horseback riding. Soil is suitable for growing grapes, olive trees and other types of orchards. The ranch has many uses from a corporate retreat, dude ranch, a pig, deer, and turkey hunting ranch, cattle ranch, and more.


1,200Âą ACRES California v Yolo County v Rumsey Capay Valley is located on the west side of the Sacramento Valley in Yolo County. The Valley is around 30 miles long and accessed from Hwy 16 which heads west from Hwy 505 through the towns of Capay, Guinda and Rumsey. Home to organic farmers and orchards, there is an abundance of agriculture through the valley. Adjacent to the main home is a workshop and great room for entertaining. Serve hungry vacationing guests at the dinerstyle kitchen. Enjoy the solid wood bar for a frosty beverage, while enjoying the pool table, poker table and spectacular stone fireplace, the great room is for large or small gatherings alike. Next door is the guesthouse. It features a rock masonry hearth with wood stove, and knotty pine walls and ceilings. The shop is used for housing classic cars, tractors and equipment, and the original functioning barn complete the ranch. A must-see ranch for the entire family. $2,995,000.

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OTTER CREEK RANCH

Powder River County, Montana $3,300,000 / 17,500± Total Acres

OPEN LOCK RANCH

Hot Springs County, WYOMING $3,600,000 / 16,115± Acres

385" CLASS BULL ELK

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TAYLOR’S TONGUE RIVER RANCH

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Sheridan, WYOMING $25,000,000 / 7,900± Total Acres • 4,715± Deeded with 760± acres City Annexed • 30 Shovel Ready Residential Lots w/ 22 Sold • 24 Shovel Ready Commercial Lots w/ 11 Sold • Additional 400± acres Master Plan Ready • Sewer & Water – Fiber Optics and Electricity • Operating Cattle Ranch with 2 miles of Goose Creek • Territorial Water with Reservoir Irrigation Water • Working Improvements, Pivots & Siderolls

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• Well Managed Grass Ranch • Contiguous Acreage with 32,500± Deeded • Three Headquarters and Working Improvements • 69 Stock Tank Locations in 40 Cross Fenced Pastures • 400 Class Elk, Mule Deer, Antelope, Black Bear • Running 1,250± Mother Cows Year-Round • Good Interior Ranch Roads with Stock Water Pipeline • Mild Terrain with Merchantable Timber • Miles of Dryland Creek Bottom Hay Production

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BEST WEST of the

Rocking B Ranch on the San

Marcos River

525± Acres — 2.4± Miles of San Marcos River Frontage

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Central Texas v Gonzales County v Luling

eautiful spring-fed San Marcos River creates a fantastic retreat on this one-of-a-kind incredible and diverse ranch. It is an easy drive from Austin, San Antonio or Houston. The 2.4 miles of year-round live water with outcroppings of rock formations in and around the river create a tranquil setting that has to be experienced. Whether running cattle, fishing, hunting, kayaking, swimming, canoeing, rock hunting or taking a quiet hike through the many trails, this versatile ranch has everything you may want for a lifetime of enjoyment. The updated ranch house has an outdoor entertainment area for family gatherings or corporate retreats. There are many beautiful park-like areas to explore on the ranch and along the river such as sandy beaches and access to the river for relaxing or taking a leisurely canoe ride. The cabin is a great place for barbecues and family fun. Hiking along a deep draw provides lots of exciting discovery of lush tropical plants and phenomenal fossils. Higher elevations provide distant vistas allowing for sensational sunsets. Whitetail 60 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch


deer, turkey, dove, wild hogs and an abundance of wildlife offer endless outdoor experiences for your family and friends. The ranch has a 40x120-foot equipment shed and a 30x55-foot two-bay shop with office. Also the ranch has galvanized working pens, fenced and cross fenced, large stocked tank, 75 acres of improved Tifton 85 grass, many various hardwoods and hundreds of giant native pecan trees. There are two water wells and permitted irrigation. This is an exceptional ranch and a rare property you should definitely see.

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ocated in the heart of one of Wyoming’s greatest agricultural regions, the 2,100acre Sandstone Ridge Farm and Ranch needs to be on the radar for anyone looking at a production property of high value, with the added bonus of great hunting on the ranch itself. With a proven track record for excellent income, Sandstone Ridge Farm and Ranch is a serious contender as a profitable farming/ranching enterprise. $4,500,000. View on web.

COW CREEK RANCH New Mexico v San Miguel County v Santa Fe ow Creek Ranch consists of 1,054 deeded acres at the very southern tip of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, just east of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Situated at elevations from 8,500 to 9,000 feet, the ranch is near the headwaters of Cow Creek as it meanders its way from the springs of Elk Mountain down to the Pecos River. $7,500,000. View on web.

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THUNDER RIVER RANCH Wyoming v Albany County v Laramie ith more than 40-square-miles to its credit (20,502 deeded and 5,554 leased acres), Thunder River Ranch captures the best of Wyoming. Big game hunting and fishing opportunities are unparalleled, and its cattle heritage is as rich as its wellwatered grasslands. Well blocked and extremely private, Thunder River Ranch is simply breathtaking in its scale and tradition as a true legacy property. $22,975,000. View on web.

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DINERO RANCH New Mexico v Rio Arriba County v Chama earch New Mexico high and low, and it would be difficult to find “poundfor-pound” a better recreational property than the 2,874-acre Dinero Ranch, located just southeast of Chama. Whether your passion is nature photography, hiking, big game hunting, still water or stream fishing, snowshoeing or even golf, Dinero Ranch holds treasures galore awaiting your discovery. $7,150,000. View on web.

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BROKEN BUTT RANCH New Mexico v Rio Arriba County v Chama ever before offered on the market, the 16,309-acre Broken Butt Ranch in northern New Mexico easily qualifies as one of the largest remaining elk-rich mountain ranches in the state. Named for a rifle with a broken stock found on the ranch in the early 1900s, Broken Butt Ranch has a long history of careful management as a joint cattle and hunting property. $32,000,000. View on web.

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he history of the American West comes to life at the Upper Green River Ranch, located between Jackson and Pinedale, Wyoming. Operating on 17,000 total acres (12,040 deeded), Upper Green River Ranch is a vast high country slice of unspoiled Wyoming that continues to maintain an extraordinary legacy of ranching, hunting and fishing. $19,950,000. View on web.

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hose who would dream of rising trout, lovely solitude and a valley unchanged by time can find those dreams richly fulfilled at Crossbones Ranch. Crossbones Ranch is 80 acres in the heart of the magical Tarryall Creek valley, and would be a perfect location for a dream home, small recreational ranch, trophy-fishing property, or even a corporate retreat situated not far from some of Colorado’s greatest urban areas. $1,600,000. View on web.

HISTORIC WASHINGTON RANCH Oklahoma v Love County v Marietta he 1,180-acre Historic Washington Ranch in Love County is one of the finest equestrian ranches in Oklahoma. Everything on the ranch, from its luxury housing to its magnificent equestrian facilities, points to a property custom made for horses and horse lovers. Those looking for a quality horse and recreational property within an hour and a half drive of either Dallas or Oklahoma City, should put this ranch at the top of their “must-see” list. $7,900,000. View on web.

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DEAN WITTER’S LONE PINE RANCH

26,600± ACRES WITH OVER 16 MILES OF EEL RIVER FRONTAGE California v Mendocino & Trinity Counties v Alderpoint

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true legacy ranch! The main home offers nine bedrooms and six bathrooms, an in-ground pool and landscaped compound, plus phenomenal panoramic river views. The ranch also has several secondary homes, outbuildings, barns, corrals and fencing. It remains an excellent cattle operation, carrying approximately 800 mother cows year-around. The wildlife is phenomenal, including blacktail deer, elk, black bears, mountain lions, wild hogs, quail, grouse, bald eagles and more. Water includes the Eel River, Kekawaka Creek, other creeks, springs, lakes and ponds. Call Jim or Kevin for more information. Showings only to prequalified buyers. Co-listed with Hall & Hall. Price reduced $6 million! Now available for $25,000,000.

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he natural resources and beauty are phenomenal with over 3.5 miles of Eel River frontage, plus many creeks and springs providing water sources to the 3,000± ACRES WITH OVER 3.5 MILES OF EEL RIVER FRONTAGE ranch, pastures and cattle. Wildlife is also California v Humboldt & Trinity Counties v Alderpoint abundant, including blacktail deer, elk, bear, mountain lions, quail, grouse, redtail hawks, bald eagles and more. This is also an excellent cattle operation with approximately 200 mother cows wintering. The privacy, forested areas, and river frontage combine for phenomenal recreational opportunities and serene scenery. Shown to pre-qualified buyers only. Price Reduced $1 million! Now available for $3,900,000.

DEAN WITTER’S WHITE RANCH

AG & TIMBER WITH OCEAN VIEWS 1,076± ACRES

California v Humboldt County v Ferndale ncredible acreage with ag and TPZ zoning with substantial timber, meadows, pasture lands and Guthrie Creek. The home has been nicely remodeled, with a new kitchen, newer roof, two bedrooms downstairs and a huge loft. The ranch includes a 9,600-square-foot metal shop. $3,500,000.

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henomenal and accessible ocean beach frontage (drive right up!) plus hundreds of acres of AG and TPZ land, ranging from the Pacific Ocean to Mattole Road in Humboldt County. It includes two unfinished custom homes, water, timber, ag, creek and well water, fishing, surfing and sublime privacy. Imagine all the possibilities here! Price reduced $2 million! Now available for $7,999,000.

THE LOST COAST RANCH

788± ACRES WITH APPROXIMATELY ONE MILE OF OCEAN FRONTAGE California v Humboldt County v Petrolia

OCEAN VIEW DESTINATION MANOR 110± ACRES

California v Humboldt County v Ferndale his 19-bedroom, 24-bath manor offers stunning Pacific Ocean views and access, with old-world charm and upscale amenities. Many bedrooms offer balcony access and ocean views, and the large main level deck can host a festive group, with expansive ocean and sunset views. The property is enhanced by forests, large meadows, pastures, a large wooden shop and a pole barn for lambing, etc. Host weddings and other events, your extended family, your friends, church members, business associates—the possibilities are endless and the natural abundance and scenery are spectacular. $4,800,000.

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94± ACRES WITH TIMBER, HUNTING AND ABUNDANT WATER California v Trinity County v Hawkins Bar his long-time family estate enjoys a peaceful and private paradise with two homes, plentiful water, fruit orchard, timber, outbuildings and great hunting. Close enough to the nearby town for convenience and the nearby Trinity River for recreation, yet substantial enough for serene privacy. $1,495,000.

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ffered for sale for the first time since 1944, the Historic Strand Ranch, nestled at the base of the Highwood Mountains, is comprised of 30,654± total acres of which 28,894± are deeded. The Ranch comfortably carries 1,100 head of mother

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cows. Five creeks, dozens of springs, ponds and developed water provide an abundant water resource for livestock and wildlife. Round Butte provides an idyllic ecosystem

STRAND RANCH Montana v Chouteau and Judith Basin Counties v Geyser

for about 30 head of native mountain goats. $37,250,000. View on web.

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epresenting a singular opportunity for an excellent ranch investment with consistently good return on capital, the 22,480± acre Ranch is comprised of 19,993± deeded acres and 2,487± acres of private lease and sublease. The scale and operational efficiency of this 2,000-animal unit commercial cattle ranch, priced at only $7,350/AU, runs very efficiently with limited equipment and includes more than 3,770 acres of dryland hay ground. The current owners have worked diligently to optimize the efficiency, carrying capacity, and hay production of this productive grass ranch operation. $14,700,000. View on web.

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PETERSON RANCH Montana v Fergus & Judith Basin Counties v Buffalo

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ncompassing Mission Creek Canyon with the backdrop of the Absaroka Mountain Range, 63 Ranch, located minutes from Livingston, is in one of the most stunning settings in Montana. The 2,014± deeded acres cover timbered hillsides, lush riparian bottoms along Mission Creek, and rolling meadows of native grasses. Operated as a historic guest ranch, 63 would be ideal as a recreational gentleman’s ranch for the outdoor enthusiast. Available for purchase for the first time in over 90 years. $7,350,000. View on web.

omprised of 9,111± total contiguous acres, including 7,991± deeded acres and 1,120 state of Montana lease acres, Peterson Ranch, southwest of Lewistown, is a rare opportunity to own one of the premier farms/ranches in the productive Judith Basin. Situated in a consistent moisture zone with a silty loam-soil profile, the 4,012 tilled acres consistently produce 2.5 to 3 tons of dryland hay and 50 to 60 bushel wheat. This low-overhead production ranch with good cattle facilities is well watered for livestock. $11,750,000. View on web.

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he 1,108± deeded acres includes 676± acres under pivot and wheel-line irrigation, and comfortably carries 300 cow/calf pairs on a year-round basis. With state-of-the-art cattlehandling facilities including scales, continuous steel pipe corrals and two well-maintained and attractive homes, the Ranch is ideally set up for a pure-bred or high-end commercial cattle operation. Immaculately maintained with pride of ownership throughout. $5,250,000. View on web.

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ocated 45 minutes west of Bozeman, the Farm is comprised of 768± deeded blocked-up acres of which 442± acres are under center-pivot and wheel-line irrigation. Willow Creek, a tail water out of Harrison Reservoir, serpentines through the Farm for about 1.75 miles providing premier private trout fishing. The 1920s farm house, barn, shop, and corrals were completely renovated and refurbished in 2014 and 2015. $4,400,000. View on web.

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his 230-acre working and recreational ranch offers a magnificent owner’s home overlooking a spring-fed trout pond. Mink Creek, which flows through the Ranch for about a half mile, offers prime trout fishing. Currently the Ranch runs about 50 head of cattle per year, and is well watered with 110 irrigated acres including two 40-acre pivots. Two Creek Ranch could continue as a purebred cattle operation or the ground could be leased to a local cattleman. $3,500,000. View on web.

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ocated approximately 12 miles northwest of Malad, Idaho, this productive agricultural unit consists of 2,576± deeded acres lying at the base of Elkhorn Mountain and adjoining the Caribou National Forest. The sellers are currently running 100 mother cows and have 1,070± acres in CRP. There are 200 acres under gravity pressure wheel lines producing 4± tons of alfalfa per acre. The Ranch has a nice set of improvements ideal for running this productive Ranch. $3,400,000. View on web.

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LA RANCHITA 303Âą ACRES

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a Ranchita Equestrian Ranch is located in the scenic Huasna Valley with its many farms, ranches and equestrian properties. The 300-acre ranch consists of four parcels, with the equestrian facilities on two parcels (167 acres). Two undeveloped parcels (133 acres available separately) have scenic riding trails. The private and secluded property is 20 minutes to the village of Arroyo Grande and US 101, with easy access to beaches, Lopez Lake Recreation Area, and the towns of Pismo Beach and San Luis Obispo. The ranch is a turnkey equestrian property of the highest quality for the horse breeder, trainer or owner who wants the best. The horse facility is efficient to operate and constructed of high quality and eco-friendly materials. La Ranchita was carefully developed to preserve the natural beauty of the land. Equestrian facilities are concentrated on two parcels to lessen the impact on the natural environment; the former dry-farm fields were converted to pastures. Most of the open native grassland remains for future cattle grazing and trail riding. Two owner/family residences are custom, modern architectural design with passive solar features, radiant floor heating, air conditioning and two-car garages. Eco-friendly materials are used throughout with energy star appliances and tankless water heaters. The facility was developed in 2012/2013. $4,800,000.

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istoric ranch on edge of San Luis Obispo. Approximately 468 acres with three legal parcels. Parcel one has 165 acres of irrigated farm ground with about another 30 acres available for planting. Parcel two is 230 acres of grazing land with awesome building sites. Total of eight wells producing approximately 700 GPM and three agriculture ponds. The main ranch house was built in the 1930s and is in move-in condition. There are six rentals on the property. Other structures include a hay barn, pole barn, dairy barn, workshop and a couple additional small buildings. All this with views from Morro Rock to Islay Hill. Amazing opportunity. Properties like this are rare. $6,900,000.

Century 21 Hometown Realty Byron Grant 805-481-4297 (Office) 805-441-2560 (Cell) #00985985

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tunning acreage in Prescott, Arizona, with majestic panoramic views of Granite Mountain. Endless rolling hills, boulder outcroppings, and an abundance of trees and wildlife; surrounded on three sides by Prescott National Forest. This beautiful 716± acre property would make an astonishing private family or corporate retreat or can be sub-divided into gorgeous lots ranging in any size from 36 acres to 72 acres, or more. Trade options available. Well and utilities available. Visit our website at: www.GraniteMountainVistas.net $8,565,750 (72 acres for $1,080,000/144 acres for $2,160,000).

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tunning 8.05-acre lot boasting both great views and building sites. This lot has beautiful south-facing views of Granite Mountain. The lot’s relatively flat contours allow for a homesite and barn with room to grow or horses to roam. Lot 5: $161,500.

GRANITE MOUNTAIN VISTAS LOT 7 - 4± ACRES Arizona v Yavapai County v Prescott

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orgeous 4.99-acre property offers beautiful panoramic views. Perfect for walk-out style homesite. Lot 7: $151,050.

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ajestic setting for this 4.42-acre property! Views to the north ndless opportunities, 82.36 acres offering grassland and rolling of Mingus Mountain and the San Francisco Peaks along with hills. Perfect for private retreat or sub dividable into 20-acre southeast-facing views of Granite Mountain have this lot capturing parcels. Lot 14: $1,315,750. For more information, please visit truly panoramic views. Lot 10: $131,100. www.GraniteMountainVistas.net

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ordering the Manti-La Sal National Forest in central Utah, lie 7,973 acres of endless recreational possibilities. Bear Mountain Ranch has the feel of complete seclusion and privacy, yet is less than an hour’s drive from the Provo airport, and boasts a luxurious 8,424-square-foot lodge, a large workshop/ garage, and other outbuildings. With an elevation that starts at 6,200 feet and rises to 10,300 feet, this ranch has topography and diverse vegetation that provide adventure and beauty across six major canyons. Bear Mountain Ranch participates in the CWMU program and has guaranteed hunting vouchers for exceptional quality big game hunting. New listing in conjunction with Kerry Oman with Summit Sotheby’s. $30,000,000.

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ver 6,000 acres of magnificent country include 5,430 deeded acres and 640 state leased acres. Scenic views are in all directions and terrain ranges from grassy meadows to rocky bluffs and rolling pinyon juniper covered mountains. Blue Hills Elk Ranch receives five rifle elk tags in an excellent hunting area and has the capacity to run a minimum of 70 to 80 cows year-round. This is a fantastic ranch with a multitude of surrounding beauty and recreational opportunity. $4,300,000. Price is negotiable, seller will finance.

BLUE HILLS ELK RANCH New Mexico v Catron County v Pie Town

HARDY RIDGE RANCH 500 ACRES

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elcome to Hardy Ridge Ranch, a premier New Mexico hunting ranch where each morning nature’s magic presents itself. Hardy Ridge Ranch is an extreme hunting paradise. This highly improved 500acre ranch sits off the western slopes of the Magdalena Mountain Range. The property boasts beautifully maintained ponds, tanks and sprinkled alfalfa food plots, making Hardy Ridge Ranch a wildlife mecca. $2,900,000.

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teeped in Southwestern history and lore, the approximately 1,276 deeded, 640 state, and 160 BLM acres of Toms Rock Ranch is situated in an area believed to contain the Adams diggings and vast Anasazi ruins. The property boasts a beautiful 2,800-square-foot custom log home with detailed stone and woodwork. Adjacent to the home is a 1,400-square-foot shop and piped horse shades and pens. Situated in unit 12, Toms Rock Ranch will provide fantastic deer and elk hunting on guaranteed land owner tags. $1,929,000.

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omero Lake Ranch sits off the eastern slopes of Escudilla Mountain. The 143 acres at Romero Lake are only 7.2 miles from the quaint mountain town of Alpine, Arizona. Romero Lake has the low tax benefit and landowner tag program of New Mexico, but is just across the fence from Unit 1 in Arizona, where it takes 15 to 20 years to draw a tag. The property has a large riparian bottom and a 20-acre spring-fed trout lake. $1,600,000.

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educed to $1,300,000, Twin Peaks Ranch is an ideal winter cattle ranch, with the perk of world-class mule deer hunting. Twin Peaks consists of 960 deeded acres, 4,000 BLM lease acres, and 640 state lease acres. It will run 126 cows from November 1 through June 1. Rio Arriba County is one of the top trophy deer-producing counties in the west. Twin Peaks Ranch is situated in some of the best country within that county.

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orty-two acres, perfectly situated with over a third of a mile of private river frontage on the world-class fishing of the San Juan River, with great highway access and power. With a sandstone, red rock view to the south and a cottonwood-lined river shore to the north, this acreage is the perfect quality waters property. If trout fishing is the goal, the 4P River Bend will provide the lifestyle. $960,000.

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private hunting retreat with elk grazing in its meadows, a good well already in place, electricity close by, and several pristine building sites makes the 596 acres of Elk Camp Ranch a dream hunting or recreational property. $750,000.

Jay Platt 575-740-3243 Blaine Mathews 602-469-5185

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MYRTLE CREEK RANCH 1,900 ACRES

Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Bandera

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C Ranch sits on the headwaters of Myrtle Creek. This panoramic 1,900±-acre box canyon ranch offers the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors by hunting whitetail, buffalo, turkey and exotic game. The 7±-acre lake has been stocked with sun perch, blue catfish and hybrid Florida largemouth bass. There are also nine dammed ponds, two natural spring-fed lakes and large valleys. The TC-1 deer breeding operation spans 13.9± acres with 15 pens and breeding facility. The main home has three bedrooms and three baths with an open floor plan and impressive rock fireplace. The sun room overlooks the water fall and the game room includes pool table, poker table, TV, and jukebox. Myrtle Creek offers a tranquil view from the front porch. The guest house has three beds and two baths. A pavilion with full kitchen and large fireplace is perfect for entertaining. MC Ranch is located nine miles from Bandera, 18 miles from Kerrville, 36 from Boerne, and 60 northwest of San Antonio. Kerrville is the closest airport. MC Ranch is facilitated by 20 miles of chip sealed and gravel roads that allow access to every hilltop and valley. This ranch is a must-see to fully appreciate! View at http://myrtlecreekranch.com. $19,500,000.

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1770 CR 305 - 192± ACRES Central Texas v Wilson County v Floresville ome to world-renowned polo player, Mike Azzaro and his family, this 192±-acre equestrian estate is a world-class retreat just 35 miles from downtown San Antonio. This ranch offers everything from 60 acres of hay production, a 4-acre recreational lake, fabulous main house, guest house, large metal barn, workshop, and approximately 70 acres of native pasture for hunting deer, turkey, hogs, doves and more. See the video: https://vimeo.com/283035718. $3,800,000.

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here are two very nice creeks on this beautiful well-cared for ranch. Beekman Creek is spring fed year-round and flows - 750 ACRES through the property. Portions have been Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Pipe Creek dredged and dammed to form three lake areas excellent for fishing and swimming. Two smaller spring-fed lakes have been formed downstream adding water supply and beauty to the park-like appearance. Red Bluff Creek borders the west boundary with the deeded property line extending to the center of the creek. Several small wet-weather streams run in the valleys and many springs are scattered throughout. The terrain consists of wide level areas, gorgeous building sites, rolling hills, lush valleys, and superior views with elevation changes from 1,400 feet to 1,800 feet. There is an excellent road system with approximately one mile of paved interior road. Surrounding the perimeter is 11± miles of quality 8-foot galvanized “tight lock” game-proof fencing. Tree cover is excellent and most of the cedar has been removed. Native grasses provide adequate food for wildlife. There are level terrain areas suitable for development and many building sites with magnificent views. This ranch sits on top of four different water aquifers and there are five deep-water wells. Approximately 642 acres have agricultural or wildlife tax exemption. 108 acres are for business and commercial use. Most of the land can be developed for housing given the two accesses Rick Kuper on Hwy 46 and Hwy 16 and the prime location eight miles to Boerne, Texas or 30 miles to San 210-240-8282 Antonio. A tremendous amount of care, time, and expense has made this into a beautifully Rick.Kuper@sothebysrealty.com manicured showplace. See video at https://vimeo.com/278062187. $12,850,000. KuperRealty.com

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A Wyoming Ranch Family Establishes a Wild Horse Sanctuary By: Melissa Hemken

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orses fascinate artists. Inspire writers to poetry. Their strength, swiftness, and trainability have been useful to humans for centuries. Before automobiles, horses were necessary for transportation, agriculture and freight. With 21st century technology, horses are only needed as work animals in the ranch industry to care for cattle grazing rough country. Leaving many horses, especially wild horses free-roaming federal lands and cared for in holding facilities, with no purpose. Unwanted. And a yet unanswerable question for the U.S., what to do with the 99,891 mustangs managed by U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on open range and in holding facilities?

“If my Navajo grandpa was alive,” says Denise Oldham, co-owner of the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary north of Lander, Wyoming, “he would say, ‘You just let them be.’ It’s what those horses are supposed to be doing, being wild. Just let them be.” Left & top: Wild horses living at the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary. Bottom: Odessa Oldham is a University of Wyoming senior and helps her family on their ranch and sanctuary near Lander, Wyoming. She also leads the national Native American Youth in Agriculture Summit.

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Visitors enjoy the interpretative display on Native American horse culture in the sanctuary visitor center.

The sanctuary is one of three BLM wild horse sanctuaries open for public tours. Denise and her family care for 150 wild horses on their working ranch just over the Wind River Mountains’ rocky spine east of Yellowstone National Park. Denise, husband Dwayne, and adult children Jared, Odessa and Jess use horses daily to care for their cattle and sheep. The BLM wild horse sanctuary added to their ranch in 2016, honors their Native American culture and reverence of the horse.

In 1915, the U.S. horse population peaked at 20 million. The Industrial Revolution dropped it 80 percent to 4.5 million by 1959. In the last 50 years the horse population doubled to over 9 million with two-thirds ridden for recreation, show and racing, and are bred to suit these activities. Where does this leave the mustang horse? Its bloodlines are not specialized: mustangs host genetics from 78 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch

roaming Spanish conquistadore horses, stray U.S. cavalry mounts, saddle horses turned out during the Great Depression, and draft horses released after the tractor’s invention. Though unwanted by horse people, the 55,311 horses roaming federal lands of the West embody freedom and the beauty of wildness.

The Oldhams work among mustangs on open range as their cattle graze Aspen Mountain and Warm Creek north of Rock Springs. The overpopulated wild horses living in this area caused soil erosion from heavy grazing and stomped water springs into muddy flats. Lack of forage and water compelled the Oldhams to move their cattle elsewhere. The BLM gathered the Rock Springs area to remove a portion of the mustang population, and many of the horses now live at the sanctuary. “The land can’t sustain more horses,” says Dwayne, a veterinarian and rancher. “We can’t just leave horses out there to starve along with wildlife. Instead of being a complainer, we are trying to be a part of the solution. But the 150 mustangs we have here at the sanctuary are just a drop in the bucket. There needs to be more management, like birth control, of wild horses.”

Mustang Management

With few predators the U.S. wild horse population doubles every four years, straining fragile high desert lands where they roam. To protect the balance of forage and water available for mustangs, wildlife and plant regeneration, the BLM thins a percentage of mustangs from the landscape. There are now 44,580 of these animals in holding facilities. The healthiest and most trainable are available for adoption, and 2,331 mustangs were adopted in 2015. Mustangs removed from BLM lands in Wyoming and Nevada graze irrigated meadows at the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary. The Oldhams rotate the mustangs through large pastures to ensure grass is evenly grazed and to rest meadows from livestock presence. On winter mornings brothers Jared and Jess pitchfork hay off a flatbed pick-up for the mustangs. It’s not just physical labor in feeding mustangs, it’s also the expense: in 2015 off-range facilities cost the BLM over $49 million.

Dwayne Oldham, veterinarian and rancher, also oversees the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary with his family.

Cowboys must watch out for mustangs when riding the range to care for cattle. Stallions charge horses and riders to protect their mares, and bachelor studs (without their own bands) try to steal domestic horses. “I tied a horse up to the stock trailer one day,” Dwayne recounts, “and rode another colt over a draw to check cattle. When I came back there was a stud horse chewing the heck out of my horse. He was tied up so he couldn’t get away from the stud beating on him. Now, when I switch horses during a long day, I leave the horses I’m not riding inside the trailer to protect them.”


Visitors to the Wind River Wild Horse Sanctuary view the wild horses from a horse-drawn wagon.

Finding Purpose

Horses are tools for the Oldhams. Their ranch horses are used by the family to doctor and brand cattle. On autumn roundup Oldham horses trot 20-mile circles for their riders to locate cattle down vast draws and behind looming buttes. But horses are also family. “I love the relationship I can build with horses,” says Odessa, Denise and Dwayne’s daughter. “We see horses as work animals, but they are also friends and beautiful creatures. If horses are left in a corral they become depressed because they like to be active and working. They’re athletes.” Her brother Jess thinks a solution for the high population of wild horses is to find them a purpose, as the family’s ranch horses.

The Oldham family trails cattle to new pasture on their ranch.

“We need to rethink the function of wild horses,” Jess explains. “The mustangs here at the sanctuary have failed adoption; they aren’t trainable. So what is their purpose?” Jared responds to his siblings, “We teach our ranch horses how to do ranch jobs, and they enjoy getting out and working. All wild horses know of their purpose is to find feed and water. And here at the sanctuary they are knee deep in grass.” Jess nods and offers, “An eagle needs two wings to fly: a left one and a right one. Both sides — keep them all free and decrease population — need to find a solution together for the benefit of wild horses. Before society modernized, horses were needed to work. Now we need to find a new balance for the mustang.” FarmAndRanch.com

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ROLLING FORK RIVER RANCH 3,860 ACRES

Arkansas v Sevier County v De Queen nvest in one of the largest contiguous and fully functional cattle operations in Arkansas with premier sorting facilities. This 3,860-acre property is known for its productivity and beautiful rolling terrain. It features a custom main home with four bedrooms and four bathrooms, a banquet house, chapel and several additional smaller homes and outbuildings for staff and equipment. This incredible property is ideal for use as an exclusive hunting lodge, corporate retreat or wedding destination. $11,720,000, Listing 03101-00002.

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AMSBAUGH RANCH 3,558 ACRES

Oregon v Lake County v Lakeview

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ocated eight miles south of Lakeview, this meticulously kept ranch boasts 3,558 contiguous deeded acres, over 1,900 acres of water rights certificated from Thomas Creek and over 1,400 acres of flood-irrigated pastureland. Ducks Unlimited has participated in improving the flood irrigation with a main diversion dam, drains and secondary diversion points. The ranch is fenced and cross-fenced into 11 pastures and is capable of running 600 head for seven months, spring through fall. There is a 40x60 shop, and the property is perfectly set up for your dream home. $4,450,000, Listing 36089-96195.


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ish Creek Ranch is located near Eureka, Nevada and is comprised of about 3,000 acres. The ranch runs 350 cows and irrigates 450 acres by pivot all of which is supplied by spring water at 4,500 GPM year-round. The ranch features five homes with two to five bedrooms and one to three baths, all located in a pristine setting. An extensive line of equipment operates the ranch. The Buyer will also gain a lucrative Water Rights Lease.

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egura Ranch is located near Eureka, Nevada and is comprised of about 970 deeded acres. The ranch is balanced to run 356 cows and 2,578 sheep year-round on about 490,000 acres of public land out of the gate. Several springs irrigate a meadow area and two irrigation wells irrigate about 300 acres under pivot. The ranch has a residence and 25,000-squarefeet of sheep-handling buildings and pens.

Gunn & Associates Real Estate, Inc. Tom Gunn, Broker 775-343-0200

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Colorado v Archuleta Co. v Pagosa Springs

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his exquisite 52-acre estate, tucked in among towering ponderosa pines, stands sentinel above Hidden Valley Lake amid expansive Colorado Rocky Mountain views that will take your breath away. The estate’s hilltop inspired residences, all timber-frame construction built in harmony with the natural beauty of its forested setting, include a 5,067-square-foot three-bedroom, three and one-half-bath main home, a 2,365-square-foot two-bedroom, three-bath guest home, and a caretaker’s studio apartment located above a separate three-car garage. The heart of the main home is comprised of the gorgeous, open and inviting living and dining rooms, where massive windows frame amazing mountain and lake views. A two-story vaulted ceiling soars above, and an open, native-rock fireplace divides the spaces and provides a dramatically welcoming focal point. Located within the coveted gated community of Hidden Valley Ranch, this estate is one of only 35 private, large-acre homesites situated on more than 1,630 pristine acres in southwestern Colorado, with private equestrian facilities, miles of riding and hiking trails, wildlife viewing and the 55-acre Hidden Valley Lake, which includes a boat dock for small water craft and provides fly-fishing opportunities with a developed fish habitat for rainbow trout, brown trout and Snake River cutthroats. Offered at $6,456,000 by Lindy Moore, 970-749-5062, Lindy@GallesProperties.com. Co-listed with LaWana DeWees, Team Murphy Realty.

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xtraordinary 7.8 acres nestled in the Rio Blanco Valley adjoining national forest with water rights, a pond, a good well, 2,833-squarefoot three-bedroom, two-bath home along with 729-square-foot guest home, a 3,570-square-foot barn, 320-square-foot workshop, 320-square-foot covered storage, and three fenced areas. Abundant possibilities for the equestrian lover, horticulturist, hobby farmer, fisherman, and outdoor enthusiast. Full river restoration along the 1,200 feet of the Rio Blanco River that edges and runs through the property with .06 cfs absolute water rights and extensive underground sprinkler system. Entertain your guest at the river’s edge beach by the fire pit or the expansive patio area. In the winter, don your cross-country skis and skate up the frozen river or snowshoe into the forest. (747075) Offered at $895,000 by Lindy Moore, 970-749-5062, Lindy@GallesProperties.com. www.GallesProperties.com 82 Volume 74 Farm&Ranch


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private mountain retreat opportunity unique in the Central Rockies ideal for an individual/family or for a conservation - 620 ACRES developer, this untouched 620-acre national Wyoming v Carbon County v Encampment forest in-holding lies in the immediate lee of the Continental Divide between Steamboat Springs, Colorado and Saratoga, Wyoming. It has convenient access from a major forest service maintained public road, yet maintains exceptional privacy. With a wide range of recreational opportunities onsite plus a tremendous private “base camp” from which to access the vast Routt-Medicine Bow National Forest, this gem lends itself to the avid outdoorsman. Due to its fortunate combination of topography, snowfall, and northeast-facing bowls, the property contains exceptional alpine ski opportunity entirely within its own boundary. $3,710,000.

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THE JENSEN RANCH - 4,198 ACRES Wyoming v Carbon County v Encampment

FISH CREEK RANCH PRESERVE - 3,752 ACRES Wyoming v Albany County v Laramie hree great homes for sale just two hours north of Denver in the Fish Creek Ranch Preserve, one of Wyoming’s beautiful mountain ranches. Developed with the vision to preserve the western lifestyle for future generations, this shared amenity ranch encompasses 3,752 acres that have been set aside as a private game preserve with riding trails for horses, numerous fishing ponds and abundant wildlife for all the owners to enjoy. Each home sits on approximately 35 acres and features outstanding views of the ranch. A full-time resident ranch manager completes this offering.

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YARMONY MOUNTAIN RANCH Colorado v Grand & Routt Counties v McCoy

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armony Mountain Ranch consists of 3,561 acres of some of the best mule deer and elk habitat in the northern Colorado Colorado v Summit County v Silverthorne Rockies. The property is located less than 45 miles to Vail, Colorado Bears Ranch combines the comfort of a private luxury estate with a and less than 60 miles from Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This plentitude of recreation opportunities throughout the 5,860-acre property has year-round access and a prime building location with Shadow Creek Ranch. The 12,000-square-foot custom handcrafted 360-degree views of the Gore Range, Yarmony Mountain and the Sitka log home is designed for social gatherings with its open floor Flat Tops Wilderness Area. $10,900,000. plan, including a massive great room and fireplace, billiards table and wet bar, and an enormous chef’s kitchen. The home boasts three separate master suites, four guest suites, a luxurious home theater, a temperature-controlled wine room and a 4,000-square-foot toy barn. Large-scale Douglas fir logs and natural stone throughout add a characteristic reminiscent of national park guest lodges. $8,250,000.

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COMER’S HIDEAWAY RANCH Colorado v Grand County v Kremmling

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omer’s Hideaway Ranch offers the opportunity to own 320 private acres of some of Colorado’s finest big-game hunting grounds. Rolling hills, Aspen groves, dark timber and more than a mile of creek-side and riparian areas characterize this extensive ranch. Creeks include Trail Creek, Sheep Creek and a tributary to Little Blacktail Creek. Located just 45 miles from Vail’s world-class Colorado v Grand County v Kremmling skiing and resort amenities and 65 miles from skiing, boating, hiking spen Ridge Ranch is a beautiful and secluded sportsman’s retreat and biking in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. $999,000. close to three of Colorado’s premier resort towns. The ranch consists of 522± acres bordered by Routt National Forest, 35 minutes from Kremmling, Colo. The property has excellent habitat for Rocky Mountain elk, mule deer, black bear, moose, and mountain lion. The ranch also has live water in the East Fork of Blacktail Creek which has a handful of beaver ponds and contains native brook trout. Aspen Ridge Ranch has extensive water rights and approximately 150± acres of irrigated and sub-irrigated meadows. The ranch improvements include a beautiful four-bedroom, four-bath home, luxurious guest cabin, large shop and a yurt with large deck and views of the Gore Range. $2,400,000.

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ROCK CREEK RANCH ON THE COLORADO RIVER Colorado v Grand County v Kremmling

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are opportunity to own more than 1,500 feet of the Colorado River, two hours from Denver. This stretch of the Colorado is designated as Gold Medal Waters. The property features a threebedroom, two-bath home, and a horse barn/hay barn on 10.9 acres. Property boundary is center line of the river. $1,500,000.


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Montana v Rosebud County v Forsyth dee Creek Ranch is a beautiful property located 100 miles northeast of Billings, Montana; property is also located two miles from the Yellowstone River. The ranch consists of 3,652± acres situated a few miles south of Forsyth, Montana. The property has 2,085± rangeland acres, 1,305± dryland acres, 251± tame pasture acres with the balance being farmstead acres. The ranch is an excellent hunting location with an abundance of quail, grouse, antelope, pheasant, deer, geese and turkey. The ranch has a beautiful 3,900-square-foot home built in 2005, plus a large shop, second house with an attached garage, granary, grain bins and outbuildings.

Larry Hostetler 719-342-0665

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SADDLE NOTCH RANCH 367Âą ACRES

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Colorado v Larimer County v Loveland

rivacy and luxury describe this Pioneer Log Home on 367 acres. The custom-built estate distributed on three levels with a 2,000-square-foot tower is masterfully placed in a spot for the best views and safety from mountain winds. Also offers a guest cabin and expansive barn with its own kitchen, large entertainment/meeting area and two decks. The artistic mastery is highlighted by two tree-size pillars with flared root bottoms flanking the entry, carvings and more one of a kind fixtures. From there, you’re invited into the entry where stairs spiral around a 53-foot tall log center piece. Other amenities include a theatre, wine cellar, fitness room, outdoor covered patio with fireplace, in-floor heat inside and outside on deck, large bar, and office space. The dwellings are surrounded by rocks and water designing a landscape that further emphasizes the drama of the logs. Water abounds on this property including two ponds, springs and a recirculating stream that borders and travels around the estate. Wildlife, horses and cattle wander in pastures. Unmatched privacy. Offered for $8,900,000.

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re-inspected with one-year Blue Ribbon Home Warranty. Located minutes to Old Town Ft. Collins and CSU. Luxury lake living on North Poudre Reservoir which is a private lake allowing wake boarding, sailing, water skiing, fishing, paddle boarding, kayaking and more. Lake rights are transferrable. Built in 2002 with open zoning and horses are allowed. Fantastic Rocky Mountain and water views. Room for everybody with over 8,000 finished square feet, 3.17 acres and a four-car garage. Gourmet kitchen, formal dining room, executive office, large breakfast nook, main floor master suite with retreat and five-piece bath, sunroom, high-end theatre, gym, safe room, in-law retreat and the best man/woman cave with bar that you will see. $1,450,000.

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orgeous estate located in Poudre River Ranch and Windsor School District. 1.31 acres with spectacular views. 8,822 finished square feet with six bedrooms, five bathrooms and a four-car oversized garage. Loft, main floor master, exec office, formal dining, family and great room. Walk-out basement with theater, kitchenette, family room, craft room. Vaulted ceilings, radiant in-floor heat, steam shower, AC, multiple fireplaces. $1,290,000.

John Simmons 970-481-1250

Jesse Laner 970-672-7212

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ituated in one of Colorado’s most stunning landscapes, the D-Bar Ranch is the ultimate legacy luxury estate. The D-Bar Ranch is part of Eagle Ridge Ranch, the largest conservation easement in Gunnison County. This means that the views, water, mineral and timber rights, and land are legally preserved forever. The ranch cannot be subdivided further. There are 5,800 acres under ranch management: the 4,900 acres of the ranch itself, 600 acres under federal permit and 300 acres under long-term state lease. Eagle Ridge Ranch includes two-and-a-half miles of private access on Ohio Creek, one of the best fly-fishing streams in Colorado, as well as multiple ponds and more than 2,600 acres of wilderness for hunting, off-roading, hiking, mountain biking and much more. Other ranch amenities include a private equestrian center and two comfortable wilderness cabins. The 15 homesteads are 35 acres with a five-acre building envelope with each homesite being at least a quarter of a mile apart from the next, so that there is complete privacy. The ranch is managed with three priorities—profitable agriculture, conservation and enhancement of wildlife, and homeowners’ recreation. As a result, homeowners can enjoy some of the most beautiful country in all of the west. The D-Bar Ranch offers an exquisite 7,100-square-foot residence including a fully furnished four-bedroom, four full and one-half bath main house, a fully furnished three-bedroom, three full and one-half bath guest home, three-car heated attached garage, and a threestall heated barn. Designed by distinguished architect Daniel J Murphy, and built by Holbrook and Smith General Contractors, the D-Bar Ranch is a family home built of stone and reclaimed timber that blends mountain ranch style with modern simplicity. For those looking for the rarest and very best, the D-Bar Ranch will be a timeless and prized possession for years to come. Offered at $5,750,000.

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BONFIRE HILL RANCH 280± ACRES

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pproximately 280 rolling acres located in the Walton Community between Athens and Canton combining native East Texas foliage, running creek, lake, lush Bermuda pastures and abundant wildlife. The property features a four-bedroom, three-bath modular custom-designed home with spacious living and dining areas, main living area with fireplace, kitchen with center work island, custom cabinets and propane stove top and a spacious front deck and back porch. Other improvements include a three-bedroom, two-bath manufactured home, detached garage, shop and barn. $1,650,000.

TAIBO RANCH 226± ACRES

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et amidst the rolling hills of East Texas on approximately 226.855 spellbinding acres, this highly acclaimed ranch is rich in beauty, function and character. Created in the mid 1960’s, Taibo Ranch provides a traditional ranch feel with approximately 180 acres of lush pastures and native foliage dotted with four ponds stocked with fish. An unassuming gravel lane leads to a custom three-bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home surrounded by a canopy P.O. Box 350 • Athens, TX 75751 of live oaks, pines and garden-like grounds. The home has a formal dining area, large main living area with oversized fireplace and beamed ceiling. Other features of the home include 903-675-3503 a spacious den with wet bar and access to the private patio, updated kitchen and breakfast Specializing in Farm and Ranch Properties area. Taibo Ranch, with approximately 8,515 feet of FM and CR frontage, exhibits the benefits stevegrant@stevegrant.com of a working ranch, natural rustic beauty, ponds and wildlife. $1,350,000. stevegrant.com

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SCHELLING WEST RIVER FARM 9,031 ACRES

South Dakota v Bennett County v Martin

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his is an outstanding farm property under excellent management and priced to sell. A partial purchase may be possible. High productivity indexing soils, over 90 percent tillable, large shop/ machine shed, nearly-new lodge-style four-bedroom, two-bath home, additional off-site headquarters unit and grain storage. $14,100,000.

FLAT TOP RANCH 4,867 ACRES

North Dakota v McKenzie County v Squaw Gap

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ituated on the western edge of the Little Missouri National Grasslands in extreme western North Dakota, near the famed Theodore Roosevelt National Park, vistas on Flat Top Ranch are only the beginning. With productive and fertile hay meadows, heavily sodded grassland, well-kept improvements, extensive pipeline water system, timber and brush filled coolies and canyons, Flat Top Ranch is a complete well-balanced ranch property with picture book scenery. $3,900,000.

TRES CROSSES RANCH 1,592 ACRES

South Dakota v Lawrence County v Spearfish

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ajestic, tranquil and inviting, Tres Crosses Ranch offers purpose for the present and nearly unlimited promise for the future. Nestled into the high pine and oak-timbered ridge that makes the backdrop, 1,887 ACRES the elevations range from 3,700 feet at the front gate to 4,000 feet at the South Dakota v Ziebach County v Glad Valley upper end. Views of Elk Ridge and Black Hills are unequaled. Tres Crosses Ranch is a private enclave at the epicenter of the most pristine area of he Ziebach County North Unit would be a fantastic headquarters and the northern Black Hills. Whether utilized as your own private livestock consists of 1,887.07 deeded acres, complete with the home, barn, production unit or you sit and whittle a stick, this property is a rare find and mature shelterbelt, and corrals. There are 1,043.25 tillable acres, with the combined with 1,400-acres grassland, Tres Crosses offers value, aesthetics balance being grass and headquarters. The property is watered by two and function. Offered as 1,592 acres (130-acre headquarters and 1,400electric wells and four dams. The tillable acres consist of 577.25 acres acre grassland) at $3,150,000 or 130-acre headquarters at $2,150,000. planted to improved grasses, 333 acres ready to plant, and 133 acres of alfalfa. This unit has 1.75 miles of county road frontage. $1,790,000.

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TABLETOP FARMLAND 1,098 ACRES

South Dakota v Custer County v Rapid City

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his property is 1,098 deeded acres plus 97 lease acres. An attractive piece of concentrated farmland with exceptionally productive soils, level topography, good access and convenient location. This, along with the benefit of a lease of an additional 97 acres, makes an affordable and practical farmland investment. $1,375,000.

JD Hewitt 605-791-2300

jd@hewittlandcompany.com hewittlandcompany.com View Complete Listings with Interactive Maps and Videos Online

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GLAD VALLEY RANCH - SOUTH UNIT 1,791 ACRES

South Dakota v Ziebach County v Glad Valley

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he Ziebach County South Unit boasts some of the best ground in the offering and consists of 1,791.08 deeded acres. This property is watered by one electric well, seven dams, and two dugouts. An old homestead would make a fantastic homesite with the well and mature shelterbelt and 341 acres of hay ground plus most of the balance in exceptional grassland. $1,650,000.


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his spectacular mountain park is a rare and unique 860-acre parcel located in northern Colorado with MyMountainPark.com beautiful snow-capped mountain views and easy access. Approximately 45 minutes Colorado v Larimer County v Livermore northwest of Fort Collins, Colorado, the acreage was part of one of the oldest and largest ranches in Livermore, Colorado. The property backs to Roosevelt National Forest, which then borders Cherokee State Wildlife Area, providing hundreds of acres of recreational use. This property has a variety of natural landscapes including rock outcroppings, pine trees, aspen groves, grass pastures, a spring-fed live-water pond and several natural springs. It has been historically used for grazing cattle as part of a ranch operation. The property would also serve well for hunting, horseback riding, fishing, riding ATVs and other recreational activities. Wildlife abounds with a natural elk migration path running through the property along with deer and other native wildlife. Denver International Airport is less than a twohour drive. This property is a prime development opportunity and could be subdivided into secluded 35-acre homesites. Offered for $3,775,000. Visit www.MyMountainPark.com for a drone aerial video and many more pictures!

860-ACRE MOUNTAIN PARK

Patti Phillips 970-222-1928 • 970-419-2334 MLS # 839631 pphillips@thegroupinc.com pattiphillips.thegroupinc.com

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ocated in the sweet spot of South Texas lies one of the finest combination ranches in all of the state. Deep grass, fat cattle and big bucks thrive under high-fenced management surrounded by live oaks, post oaks, bull mesquite and prime native brush. An 800 GPM irrigation well provides all of the water needed for pasture irrigation, hay field, lakes and ponds. Four other domestic wells serve the native stone home, pool, guest house and foreman’s house. A 10-stall horse barn, lighted arena and round pen, cattle - 820± ACRES working pens and miles of pipe fence make South Texas v Refugio County v Refugio working cattle and/or equestrian activities a pleasure. With ten electrical gates on the main roads, checking fences is easy. One of those gates leads to the deep holes of the Medio Creek. This offering is surface only. There is no existing production on the ranch. Current survey and appraisal are available. Offered for $5,500,000.

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ne of a kind, premier working and recreational ranch just five miles south of Gonzales on Hwy 183. 1.4 miles of emerald green Guadalupe River wrap around this beauty creating forest-like habitat for the abundant native wildlife. The diverse hardwood tree cover on this ranch is fascinating and includes live oak, post oak, burr oak, pecan, sycamore, elm, hackberry, cottonwood, yaupon and mesquite. Lush coastal fields lie between the prime riverfront habitat and the improvement area which includes a - 445 ACRES – WITH MINERALS gorgeously renovated historic home and Central Texas v Gonzales County v Gonzales office. Other improvements include a 21-stall horse barn with luxury apartment, covered arena and a two-acre stocked fishing lake. David Faust, Broker, LLC at 512-940-3300, diamondfranch@hotmail.com or Bluestem Ranch Group at 830-446-6145, john@bluestemranchgroup.com. Offered for $5,450,000.

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THE WINNE RANCH - 44± ACRES Southeast Texas v Fort Bend County v Fulshear

ocated on the high bank of the Brazos River and at the end of a lightly-used paved county road, this ranch is quiet and very private. Giant native pecan trees are scattered throughout the pastures covered in tall grasses for the cattle and horses. A very nice, well-built, one-story, ranch-style home of approximately 2,500-square-feet with heated pool and hot tub, outdoor cabana with kitchen and pool bath—beautifully landscaped— complete the fenced-yard area. The Morton horse barn has three interior stalls, office, tack room and overhead mezzanine. The adjacent arena has deep sand and is 140x280, plus it has a return alley and holding pens. 37 acres with all improvements can be sold separately. Offered for $2,695,000.

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0-acre irrigated farm with residence and several large outbuildings. Very - 50 ACRES nice Weld County farm that has produced Colorado v Weld County v Greeley excellent hemp for CBD. 1,000 GPM Coffin irrigation well and a 1.5-inch City of Greeley water tap. Home has three bedrooms, two baths, A/C and a new furnace. Convenient eastGreeley location with direct access to Hwy 34 and Weld County Pkwy. $2,500,000.

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WELD COUNTY DAIRY - 485 ACRES Colorado v Weld County

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his 485± acre dairy offering includes multiple freestall barns totaling 2,935 beds, a double 33 parallel parlor (recent remodel) and a double 16 para-bone parlor. This facility boasts a surplus of water including extensive senior water rights. There is a new 624-head indoor calf barn, a 6,500head remodeled/expanded feedlot and heifer facility. Additional offerings available for purchase include cows, feed, rolling stock and 410 irrigated acres. Call for details.

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ivot-irrigated hay farm consisting of 571± acres of which 466.2 acres is under the Gering Ft. Laramie Irrigation District. Two 2013 Reinke pivots, one Lockwood and one 1991 Valley pivot. Strong surface water rights from the North Platte River paired with Class I to Class III soils make this farm a rare opportunity. $2,055,600.

Ryan Hostetler 720-684-4111

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DIAMOND E RANCH 50 ACRES

NEARLY 20 SECLUDED ACRES BACKING UP TO WILDLIFE RESERVE Texas Hill Country v Bandera County v Pipe Creek

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rare opportunity to own 19 secluded acres backing up to the Texas Parks and Wildlife 6,000-acre reserve. Beautiful recreational acreage, Texas Hill Country v Kendall County v Boerne much of which is still heavily wooded but includes pasture area and a wetuxury living and hunting at Diamond E Ranch, approximately weather creek plus an excellent high-view building site. Cozy, single-story 45 minutes north of San Antonio, is one of the most beautiful brick home with three bedrooms, two baths, living room with vaulted properties in the Texas Hill Country. The palatial 9,900-square-foot ceiling, fireplace and woodstove, plus study and studio. Attached two-car custom home by Guy Burnett offers four bedrooms and four full carport with workshop. Property also includes various outbuildings, decks, bathrooms, exquisite interiors, summer kitchen, wine cellar and gazebo, mature garden and 2,800-gallon water storage. Priced at $599,500. bar. Timeless architecture is enhanced by magnificent surroundings including a spectacular, award-winning Zars pool and spa. Situated on 50 acres of Hill Country property. Access is by paved road with automatic gates. Priced at $3,295,000.

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JAW-DROPPING VIEWS OF RESORT GOLF COURSE 5± ACRES

RESORT LIVING, SAN MIGUEL STYLE 10± ACRES

Central Texas v Comal County v Spring Branch

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levated living on almost 10 acres, on both sides of Rebecca Creek, in this professional decorator’s former weekend home. Superior designer finishes include leaded glass entry doors, tiled front porch, specialty lighting and fully-equipped chef’s kitchen. Large living/dining area with fireplace. Private master suite with luxurious bath and dual closets. Spacious secondary suite with screened-in porch. Large covered patio and spiral staircase to loft area. Garage with guest quarters perfect for B&B, with kitchen, bath and living area. Priced at $995,000.

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conic hilltop estate on over five acres offering fabulous views of Tapatio Springs Golf Resort. Old World charm blends with quality, detail and comfort in the 6,000-square-foot home featuring amazing open living spaces flowing from gallery to chef’s kitchen. Luxurious master suite includes dual baths and library plus outside access. Guest suites and media/game room open to outdoor kitchen. Outdoor living is highlighted by extensive patios and magnificent landscaping. Priced at $1,495,000.

ALSATIAN-INSPIRED HILLTOP ESTATE WITH 360 DEGREE VIEWS - 4± ACRES Texas Hill Country v Kerr County v Comfort

Denise Graves 210-260-2176

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unique open floor plan makes the most of stunning all-around views from this four-bedroom, four-bath, 5,398-square-foot luxury home on 4.85 acres. Designer touches include hand-scraped wood floors, Italian tile, 8-foot, solid alder doors and Marvin casement windows. Ideal for entertaining, living spaces open to a lanai with bar and patio access with a game/media room offering a recreational retreat upstairs. The large covered outdoor living area is accented by a fireplace, outdoor kitchen and hot tub. Priced at $1,175,000.


MEMERE RANCH - 793 ACRES HUERFANO RANCH - 1,200 ACRES Colorado v Pueblo County v Boone

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uerfano Ranch is a multi-use investment property approximately 15 miles southeast of Pueblo. With 1,200 total acres and 400 irrigated acres, it has six ag wells, a 90-acre center pivot sprinkler, and significant ditch rights. The big bonus is the gravel reserve—20 million tons of proven high-quality reserves in an area that is running out of gravel. Hunting is excellent for whitetail and mule deer bucks, as well as elk and pronghorn antelope. This would be an ideal hemp property! $3,200,000.

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ituated halfway between Aspen and Crested Butte along the West Elk Scenic Byway, Memere Ranch is an easily accessible property with stunning views of the Ragged Mountains. The terrain is a pleasant mix of aspens, open meadows, oak brush, and spruce, and is easily accessible by ATV or jeep. Hunting is excellent for elk and trophy mule deer bucks in GMU 521. The acreage fronts a yearround creek, and there is a well, spring, and year-round pond. This is a fantastic property for a recreational and hunting retreat. $1,750,000.

FREE SPIRIT RANCH - 218 ACRES Colorado v Delta County v Cedaredge

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ree Spirit Ranch has an ideal combination of assets—nice acreage, pastures, irrigation water, well-built five-stall horse barn, good well and septic system, and power to a beautiful building site. This Utah v Emery County v Green River reasonably priced property is ready for your dream home and horse ne of the most productive farms in Utah, Gunnison Butte Farm setup! Located just seven miles north of the small town of Cedaredge, has extensive frontage on the Green River and superb water this property is on the shoulder of the Grand Mesa, with its 500-squarerights. With a total of 330 acres irrigated by two center pivots and five miles of national forest, 300 lakes, and excellent trails for riding, side-roll sprinklers, this is a superb farm for alfalfa, corn, sugar beets, hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling. Elk, deer, bear, and wild turkeys melons, or hemp. The long growing season and warm climate allow inhabit this property year-round, and the views are stunning. $649,000. for up to six cuttings of alfalfa a year. The farm has two nice modular homes with a total of seven bedrooms, shop building, feedlot, and Sold scale. Provides stunning views and backs up to BLM lands. $2,995,000.

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RECENT SALES Colorado v Ouray County v Ridgway

WESTERN COLORADO LUXURY HOME - 15 ACRES

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IDGWAY, CO LUXURY MOUNTAIN RETREAT—Telluride brokers couldn’t sell it for 10 years. Our auction process sold it, start Colorado v Delta County v Crawford to finish, in six months at 12 percent over minimum bid, just shy of $4 million. DUCHESNE, UTAH—This developer’s retirement sale had iews from this 5,325-square-foot custom mountain home are over 120 properties, including six cabins, two large homes, four shutsimply stunning, and it is only a couple miles to the small town down motels, large development tracts, and 100 building lots. ALL of Crawford, where Joe Cocker used to hang his hat. The lifestyle SOLD! GARRETT ESTATE WINERY, OLATHE, CO—This stunning is relaxed and casual, where a traffic jam means the neighboring property had been on the market for four years with other brokers. rancher is moving his cows. Crawford Reservoir is two minutes away, UNDER CONTRACT AT FULL PRICE, $3,750,000. and big game hunting in the area is excellent. This home has six irrigated acres for your horses and livestock, easy year-round access, and Telluride, Aspen, and Crested Butte are only two hours away. The home is beautifully built, with over 2,000-square-feet of decks, large great room, five bedrooms, four baths, custom kitchen, and Gary Hubbell • 970-872-3322 large three-car garage. A great value. $799,000. grandviewranch@gmail.com • uccoloradobrokers.com

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LAMPASAS RIVER 55± ACRES

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ome see this beautiful riverfront tract located on the Lampasas River just north of Lampasas. It is difficult to find this type of diversity with excellent river frontage, huge trees, fertile soil and scenic rolling hills with views. $429,000. Also 37.11 acres with river frontage available at $296,000.

ADAMSVILLE 10± ACRES

Central Texas Lampasas County v Adamsville eat three-bedroom, two-bath remodeled vintage rock ranch house on 10.71 oak covered acres. Located north of Lampasas $324,000.

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240 ACRES

Central Texas Hamilton County v Hamilton here are not many properties of this size that possess the combined attributes of a nice water feature, gorgeous large oaks, and great views. $910,800.

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