Monthly Archives: April 2015
How will you make your ranch profitable? That’s one of the most intimidating challenges that you might face when you’re planning to invest in a promising Colorado ranch for sale. While there is a high demand for beef and other cow products in the state and in other places where you can export, you would still need to employ systematic management of your property and efficient production to have high-quality products to sell in the first place. Read the rest of this entry
The farm and ranch real estate scene in Colorado has truly evolved over the decades and more strikingly in the recent years. Before, people would only associate these properties as investment opportunities for agriculture entrepreneurs. At present, however, you see a lot of buyers who are interested in making one of the lovely Colorado ranches for sale as their home. Read the rest of this entry
Agriculture and ranching consume a considerable amount of water across the U.S. In some parts of the country, livestock consume even more water than people. Thus, water availability is a leading concern whenever agricultural production is discussed. With the onset of climate change and extreme climate events such as droughts and floods, efficient use of water in the agricultural industry is only expected to grow in importance. Read the rest of this entry
The Utah Legislature recently passed HCR 8, dubbed as the Concurrent Resolution on Carbon Sequestration on Rangelands. This resolution—authored by Rep. Mike Noel, R-Kanab and David Hinkins, R-Orangeville, and signed by Gov. Gary Herbert on March 25, 2015—emphasizes that soil sequestration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) in forest and rangeland soils is the Beehive State’s primary approach regarding any federally initiated efforts in dealing with global climate issues. Read the rest of this entry
Drought is agriculture’s worst enemy. A major water shortage can put food production—from corn to cattle—to a total standstill. California should be a wake-up call for the rest of the country to prepare a long-term plan to mitigate its effects. As it stands, it’s unlikely for this year’s drought to end anytime soon. Read the rest of this entry
Ranches are a great place to retire. Wyoming is a great place to retire. Therefore, Wyoming ranches for sale are a godsend.
The latest study by Bankrate ranked all 50 states by their cost of living, crime rate, community well-being, healthcare quality, tax rate, and weather. Wyoming came out on top due to its low crime rate, low tax rate, and great weather. Of the top ten states, Wyoming and eight others are landlocked, meaning the best places aren’t always beaches. Read the rest of this entry