The 2020 Land Report 100 features the debut of Bill and Melinda Gates as America’s leading farmland owners with 242,000 acres of productive farmland in more than a dozen states. All told, the Gateses own more than 268,000 acres of farmland, transitional land, and recreational properties and rank No. 49 on the Land Report 100. Other newcomers in the Class of 2020 include Los Angeles Dodgers owners, Bobby Patton and Mark Walter, who join the Land Report 100 at No. 75 with 208,350 acres of ranchland in West Texas and New Mexico. The winter issue also features a hefty Agriculture Special Section.
How a South Dakota cowboy turned a Powerball win into a thriving agribusiness
During the 13 years he owned the Bismarck Trail Ranch, Wanless poured his heart and soul into the property, along with a significant amount of money. After winning the 23-year-old quickly got to work building a well-rounded and lucrative cattle and farming operation.
Welcome to Trophy Territory!
The Wallahachie Ranch is home to some of the nation’s largest native whitetail and trophy mule deer, showcased on prominent deer hunting shows like Buck Ventures Outdoors and Major League Bowhunter.
The Value in Premium Vistas: Unforgettable Scenic Experiences
The Editors of the Land Report present a selection of the top properties on the market. Sitka Ranch takes Vistas in the West. Another four Hall and Hall listings follow in the Top Ten leading listings by price currently on the market in the American West.