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Triple Net Lease – A Land Owner Option

Marc Reck
July 5, 2013

Several months ago, Marc Reck wrote an article on the Triple Net Lease alternative to land investment and it has had a good following. This may be the answer you've been looking for if you're retiring and hoping to something with your farm or ranch

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Farm Bill – 10 Reasons to Pass

Brenda Desormeaux
July 1, 2013

The five-year $500 billion Farm Billi was defeated 234-195 in the House of Representatives on June 20, 2013. The Senate passed its own version of the bill some 10 days earlier, with 66-27 vote. What happens now? The July 4th break and August recess

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Farm Leases – CSU Economists Offer Help

Brenda Desormeaux
June 25, 2013

Are farm leases best when set in stone? I ran across this article, “Flexibility improves farm leases” in the Ag Journal. This article is helpful to better understand farm leases and the elements that can make each lease differ.

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Children in NE Colorado Learn About Ag

Brenda Desormeaux
June 24, 2013

Ag Business in NE Colorado is growing children's interest in ag to help feed the world. Students, teachers, adults and community businesses joined together for Ag Fest 2013. A learning experience for everyone involved to learn about science and

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Colorado is Full of Treasures

Brenda Desormeaux
June 4, 2013

Colorado Plains Resident's have watched the oil, gas and wind industry grow oil wells and turbines throughout the countryside. The energy industry provides several jobs and greatly impacts communities and the state tax base with residual funds

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Colorado’s Niobrara – Oil and Gas News

Brenda Desormeaux

Cathy Proctor, Denver Business Journal, informs landowners, local governments, and energy specialists around the world of the latest news on oil, gas, wind, and solar energy business from across Colorado. Her most recent article posted on May 31,

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USDA Bulletin – SURE Program deadline is June 7th

Brenda Desormeaux
June 3, 2013

Just received a reminder message from the USDA. This Friday, June 7, 2013 is the deadline to apply for crop losses in 2011 due to natural disaster. Many states had severe damage due to tornados, hail, and drought in high winds last season. In the

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7 Questions about the Farm Bill

Brenda Desormeaux
May 23, 2013

I recently ran across a great article by the University of Illinois farmdocDaily in the Corn & Soybean Digest that poses "7 Questions About the Farm Bill." The Farm Bill focuses on three programs which include revenue, target price, and supplemental

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Land Investment – Is it safe?

Brenda Desormeaux
May 8, 2013

The real estate market goes in cycles much like the stock market. Highs and lows, bull and bear. The key to investment is to know when to buy and sell. The land market may be a safe investment as, no matter what, you will have something tangible to

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