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Field Report: The 2008 Presidential Campaign

With Sen. Barack Obama talking about raising long-term capital gains tax from the current rate of 15 percent, it should come as no surprise that some sellers might be a bit more motivated to unload property in the near future.

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Posted in Feature, News Desk

Developer’s Diary: Ute Lake Ranch

A couple of weeks ago my fearless editor and I hitched a ride on a single-engine prop from Denver’s Centennial Airport to Tucumcari, the heart of northeast New Mexico, for a visit to a great new resort development we had been hearing about.

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Posted in Developers, Eddie Lee Rider, Equestrian, Feature, Golf, Hunting, News Desk, Recreation, Regional News, Residential Property, Southwest, Water

Amendment 4 Would Cut Property Taxes for Florida Landowners

If you’re a registered voter in Florida and a landowner as well, there is an important amendment on this November’s ballot you need to be aware of. Amendment 4 could significantly reduce your tax liability, provided you set aside your land for conservation

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Feature, South, Taxes

68,000-acre Onyx Ranch in California Sells for $48 million

The Wall Street Journal reports this morning on a huge transaction in California: the 68,000-acre Onyx Ranch in the Sierra Nevada Mountains just outside of Bakersfield sold for $48 million ($705 per acre) to a joint partnership of the CIM Group, a

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Posted in Cattle, Energy, Feature, Pacific, Regional News, Topics

Field Report: Timberland

The following is excerpted from “Market Notes,” a series of interviews in the Fall 2008 issue of The Land Report by Trey Garrison featuring some of the top brokers nationwide. The complete version is available to subscribers. “Good quality timberland is selling

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Posted in Feature, News Desk, Trey Garrison

Pinon Canyon: Under Fire Again

Fire destroyed Mack Louden’s century-old Marty Feeds building in Trinidad on September 15. Louden, a local rancher who has been spearheading opposition to Fort Carson’s proposed expansion of the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site, had insurance on just a portion of the property.

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Trey Garrison, West

Pinon Canyon: The Fight Goes to the Hill

The U.S. Senate is close to approving a $72 billion military construction budget that would effectively prevent the Army from spending any money to expand the Pinon Canyon Maneuver Site for another year. But opponents of the expansion are by no

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Regional News, Topics, Trey Garrison, West

Pinon Canyon: Colorado Senator Ken Salazar Feels the Heat

Pressure from grassroots opponents of the U.S. Army’s attempt to seize 420,000 acres of privately-owned land in southeast Colorado is starting to produce some results in Washington. While he’s been a lukewarm supporter of Colorado ranchers in their fight with the

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Posted in Cattle, Farming, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Regional News, Topics, Trey Garrison, West

Pinon Canyon: The Opposition

Mack Louden’s most memorable feature isn’t his sunbaked skin or his steely eyes. It’s his determination. The man’s face is optimistically defiant, unbroken yet scarred, and colored by a tinge of melancholy and pessimism.

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Posted in Feature, News Desk, Trey Garrison, West

Pinon Canyon: A Closer Look

For more than a year The Land Report has been tracking the largest proposed seizure of private property by the federal government in modern history: the Battle for Pinon Canyon. It pits ranchers in southeast Colorado against an opponent that’s not used to losing

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Posted in Cattle, Feature, Federal Policy, News Desk, Public Land, Trey Garrison, West

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