North East Texas Land and Ranch Information | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources

The north east Texas land and ranch market area includes the following 52 counties in Texas:

Anderson

Angelina

Bowie

Camp

Cass

Cherokee

Collin

Cooke

Dallas

Delta

Denton

Ellis

Fannin

Franklin

Grayson

Gregg

Harrison

Henderson

Hood

Hopkins

Houston

Hunt

Jasper

Johnson

Kaufman

Lamar

Marion

Montague

Morris

Nacogdoches

Newton

Palo Pinto

Panola

Parker

Polk

Rains

Red River

Rock Wall

Rusk

Sabine

San Augustine

Shelby

Smith

Somervell

Tarrant

Titus

Trinity

Tyler

Upshur

Van Zandt

Wise

Wood

 

Found 2 blog entries about North East Texas Land and Ranch Information | Texas Land and Ranch Ownership Resources.

A blight on the land of most ranch-owners in Texas is feral hog overpopulation. This post is an overview of wild pigs and their effects on the land you own or are looking to own.

  

Not only do they tear up the land, but feral hogs can spread E Coli and other diseases to humans and other animals, kill native species, and contaminate water sources. This invasive species can thrive in 79% of Texas and their population continues to increase exponentially. A study from 2004 estimated that Texas had around $52 million in damages annually resulting from feral hogs. Now, that estimation reaches as high as $1.5 billion nationwide. Needless to say, their presence within Texas is detrimental to ranching and landowning.

To get an idea of the scope of

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Pat Pilgrim knows a thing or two about scales of efficiency. Taking his father Bo Pilgrim's (of Pilgrim's Pride) model of vertical integration production from chicken farming to cotton ginning, Pat's PPF Gin in Cooper, Texas is bringing life back to the cotton production in the northeast land market region. 

Here's the big takeaway from the "Turning Soil, Northeast Texas Croplands Evolve" article from the Texas A&M Real Estate Center's Erin Kiella, John, Robinson, and Charles E. Gilliland:

 "Pilgrim's program offers contracted growers a predetermined price for cotton while providing planting seed, fertilizer, other chemical inputs, agronomic consulting, picking/hauling, ginning, and warehousing services. According to Texas A&M AgriLife

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