Land and Ranch Blog

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has already caused significant disruptions to global travel, business, and people's consumption habits. But what does this mean for the U.S. agricultural sector, and especially farmers in Texas?

With a lot of stress around the world about the outbreak, is there any reason that those in the agriculture business should worry?

First, let’s cover some basic information about the virus and then we can explore how it may affect US agriculture in the coming months.

Information About Coronavirus:

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Where did the Coronavirus Start?

The Coronavirus outbreak started in the Hubei province of China.

According to the Center for Disease Control, it started in a live animal market in Wuhan City and then mutated so that it passes

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111 Mountain Views Dr., Boerne, TX 78006

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111 Mountain Views Dr. Boerne, TX 78006

Property Description

Sky-high solitude, views for miles, and accommodations for your guests. 

All of this and more await you at your very own 32 acre hilltop retreat in Kendall County, Texas: Mountain Views Ranch.

With quick and easy access to the San Antonio, Boerne, Fredericksburg, and Austin areas; Mountain Views ranch is an ideal dark-sky location or high in the Texas sky.

Featuring a 2576 square foot main house along with a 1568 square foot guest house accessible by a paved, gated driveway, Mountain Views Ranch makes an ideal weekend retreat or multi-generational residential property.

End-of-the-road access accentuates

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Legacy Broker Group is proud to welcome our newest team member, Becca Ann Vizza.

Becca Ann Vizza, Legacy Broker Group

About Becca Ann's Ranching Heritage

As a second generation cattle rancher, Becca has spent the last ten years operating and running a working cattle ranch in the Texas hill country near Sisterdale, Texas. Prior to this, her family’s ranching operations were located in central Oklahoma.

Roots in a Life with Livestock

Becca’s passion for ranching and livestock kept her involved in FFA showing Longhorn cattle and swine, along with serving as a livestock judge during her high school years. Becca remains active showing Longhorn cattle in the Open Division of the Texas Longhorn Association and was a two term national president of the Texas Longhorn Breeders of

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Looking for a great property with Guadalupe River access that's not too far outside of Boerne? Here it is! 106 River Mountain Drive, Boerne, TX 78006

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106 River Mountain Drive, Boerne, TX 78006

River Mountain Drive Features:

  • Main House
  • Guest House
  • Electricity in place for workshop or barn
  • Access to 3 HOA parks and 5 minutes to Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area
  • 3.34 acres
  • Bow hunting allowed
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If you are considering selling, know this: land and ranch properties are moving quickly in Texas. We have had multiple off market and short list-to-close transactions for land and ranch properties so far in 2020. 

 

Please visit this link to obtain a broker's opinion of probable sales price for your Texas land or ranch property

 

 

Latest Land and Ranch Offerings from Legacy Broker Group

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90 Brooks Crossing, Boerne, TX 78006

 

7998 Highway 16, Bandera, TX 78003

 

12610 Lower Seguin Rd., Schertz, TX 78154 (Development potential)

 

 

1.55 to 40 Acres +/- Interstate 10, Boerne, TX 78006 (High visibility highway frontage,

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Our buyers are searching for homes in a market characterized by strained inventory. If you are thinking of selling, now might be the time.

 

Find out an estimated market price for your home by visiting this link

 

 

Latest Property Offerings from Hill Country Dream Team Realty 

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38 Stratton Lane, San Antonio, TX, 78257

38 Stratton Lane, San Antonio, TX 78257

 

 

106 River Mountain Drive, Boerne, TX 78006

 

 

530 Horseshoe Falls, Bandera, TX 78003

 

 

101 and 111 Stieler Valley Road, Comfort, TX 78013 (Custom Home Site in Falling Water)

 

90 Brooks Crossing, Boerne, TX 78006 (Presented by Legacy Broker Group)

 

7998 Highway 16,

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Mineral leasing is the act or process of granting the rights to extract minerals (including gas and oil) from the owner of those rights, to a third party, usually a company.

Mineral leasing can be a daunting and complicated process but has its opportunities, specifically the significant profits for mineral rights holders for minimal risk and effort.

Read on to learn about some of the issues involved in mineral leasing Texas land or ranch properties. Our mineral leasing tips for beginners are below...

Step 1: Look at All Your Options

If a company approaches you with an offer for leasing minerals off your land, be sure and consider the fact that if one company is interested, there is a high chance that they aren’t the only ones.

Look for

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The Numbers 

2020 is set to have the highest annual income for farms since 2013 when the market peaked at $139.1 billion. Following that year, the market crashed and this upcoming year is expected to have the first upturn in profit since. This year, it is projected that US farms will bring in a total of $96.7 billion, a 3.3% rise from last year. 

Though this gap between 2013 and now seems large, if this prediction is correct the net income would be $5.1 billion more than the average from 2000 to 2018. Steady growth in the farm industry is a very good thing at this point following 2014’s market decline.

Since Texas provides a massive proportion of United States agriculture, this is great news for Texas landowners who farm or for those who

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In the past century, cotton acreage in the United States has fluctuated immensely. From 46 million acres set aside for cotton in 1925, to only 10.8 million acres in the mid-eighties, the amount of cotton within the United States has definitely seen its ups and downs. 

As of 2019, there were approximately 14 million acres across the country dedicated to cotton, about 6 million of these acres within Texas alone. Now though, there is a fear that in the upcoming years cotton acres will begin to plummet.

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How big of a decline will that be?

Professor John Robinson, who teaches at Texas A&M University and specializes in cotton marketing, has predicted a decline of 2 or even 3 million acres within the next year. This would bring the size of the

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