Montana Cattle Ranch For Sale – 500 Cow Ranch

The Pearce Ranch is located in Powder River County and borders the Powder River.  It is a productive cattle ranch currently stocked at only 300 head with the capability of running 500 head of cows.  The ranch consists of a combination of flood irrigated hay meadows and crop lands, lying along the west boundary of the Powder...

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Our Montana Economy….

The chatter in the rest of the US is all about the recession, sagging property values, poor consumer confidence and an unemployment rate of more than 9 percent that has for months held the heads of the nation’s 15 million jobless underwater. But here in eastern Montana, the economic story is just the opposite. Cattle...

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Montana Farms and Ranches Do $3 Billion in 2010 Business

By Tom Lutey, Billings Gazette – Montana farms and ranches had a $3 billion year in 2010, thanks to good weather and strong prices, officials said Wednesday. “The $3 billion this year, this is by far a recent high and we’re going to do it again in 2011,” said Myles Watts, a Montana State University economist. Watts...

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Valuing Southeastern Montana Ranchland – From a Production Perspective

Cattle and sheep producers from other regions of the United States often wonder how land in eastern Montana compares to other areas in terms of productive value. This discussion will familiarize the reader of what can be expected regarding carrying capacities and forage production on ranches in eastern Montana.  Obviously,...

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Montana Landowners Get Good News with Compromise Tax Cut Extension Bill

Landowners interested in placing conservation easements on their property got the first bit of good news in December of 2010 when President Barack Obama signed the compromise tax cut extension bill. The legislation included an extension through 2013 of income tax deductions for land protection deals. “This is terrific...

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Land Values in Southeastern Montana

History Land values in Southeastern Montana have appreciated significantly over the past 10-12 years. In 1999, a section of land (640 acres) with highway frontage, two wells, a small home, a few old outbuildings, timbered butte, pasture, and crop acreage sold for $45,000.00. In 2004, a bare section of land (640 acres)...

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Truly The Last Best Place – Southeastern Montana

Montana is that fourth largest state in the US while maintaining just under a million residents.  In many parts of the State, there are less than .5 persons per square mile.  Montana has quickly earned the title of “The Last Best Place”. It has many nicknames such as “Treasure State” and “Big Sky...

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Tips For Buying Montana Ranches

For many Americans a ranch is a lifelong dream to get back to basics. They no longer seek city comfort and all the modern conveniences of metropolitan real estate. So, if you are really into finding an ideal ranch with agricultural and recreational opportunities, Montana land for sale is a perfect investment into your future....

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Montana Pasture and Farm Land Values Remain Unchanged for 2010

According to information from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, farm land values in Montana are estimated at $700 per acre and remain unchanged from 2009. Only two states had lower values for farm land than Montana and those states were Wyoming and New Mexico. The average value for farm land in the US is $2,140 and...

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Prelude to Little Bighorn Battle

See this link for information about the Reynolds Battle near Broadus Montana.  This Battlefield is listed on our website for sale as the Battlefield Ranch.  It is one of the most historic Montana ranches for sale....

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