Monthly Archives: January 2017

5 Ways to Create a Green Ranch

Colorado is a state that is known for its focus on sustainable living. There is a clear emphasis on creating a world that has a future rather than consuming today and leaving tomorrow for others to worry about. Ranching is no different, and sustainable methods should be used to ensure that the land is used for the same purpose fifty years down the road.

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Colorado ranches are the perfect examples of this fact. If you are looking to start a ranch yourself in the Centennial state, take a look at these techniques for going green on your new ranch. Read the rest of this entry

5 Facts about the State of New Mexico

The state of New Mexico is nicknamed the Land of Enchantment because its desert landscape is made up of fascinating colors and untouched beauty that will pull you in and captivate you. New Mexico ranches take advantage of this landscape by providing plenty of land for grazing and views that you will appreciate every single day. Despite being known as a desert state, New Mexico is actually quite unique among the fifty states.

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New Mexico is defined not solely by its landscape but also by its culture,which is a fascinating blend of different cultures from around the world. The following are just a few different facts that make the state unique. Read the rest of this entry

5 Facts about Ranching in Nebraska

Nebraska is arguably the poster child of the Great Plains region and the breadbasket of the United States. This is because the state is almost entirely dominated by treeless plains that go on for miles in any direction from any point in the state. It is crossed by several rivers that feed the plains, most notably the Platte River, along with the Ogallala Aquifer.

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There are many interesting facts about the agricultural industry of Nebraska, but the Cornhusker State is perhaps most unique in its cattle ranching past. Today, Nebraska ranches are a dominant part of the economy and the state’s culture. The following are a few facts about Nebraska’s ranching industry. Read the rest of this entry

4 Important Cities in Wyoming

It’s a well-known fact that Wyoming is the least populous state in the country. Despite this, each one of the state’s cities has managed to make a name for itself in the state. Most of the largest cities are located in the eastern half of the state, where the majority of Wyoming ranches are located.

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If you’re looking to settle down in Wyoming, you should take a look at what its cities have to offer. Read the rest of this entry

3 Things You Need to Know about Montana

Montana is the fourth largest state in the United States. Like every other state in the region, it is cut in half by the Great Plains region and the Rocky Mountains. This variable landscape has given way to one of its more famous nicknames, “Big Sky Country,” while its actual name comes from the Spanish Montaña, meaning mountain.

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When you are looking for Montana ranches for sale, you are going to have a hard time figuring out just where you want to locate your property. The following are a few facts about the state to help you look at your options and make your decision. Read the rest of this entry

3 Things about the Geography of Utah

Utah is a unique state—with a history that is even more unique. Nowhere is this uniqueness more apparent than in the geography of the state itself. For example, the Great Salt Lake is one of only a few natural salt lakes in the nation and the largest lake outside of the Great Lakes region.

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The unique identity of Utah has made it a great place to settle down. Utah ranches have been a very popular part of its cultures for centuries. In fact, the cattle industry has been growing exponentially, as demand for beef is increasing all over the world. Read the rest of this entry