Experts Blog

Learn about life on the ranch, from the people that know it best. Explore the articles below to stay informed on the Montana & Wyoming ranch real estate markets, read expert insights on the ranch and Western lifestyle, and discover some of the best places and things to do in Montana & Wyoming.

Explore Livingston, Montana
Best Small Town Restaurants in Montana
Calving Season and Cattle Market Outlook
2023 Outlook: Montana’s Water Supply
Market Update:  2023 Montana Land Values

Choose your own adventure in Livingston, Montana. Located just 30 minutes from Bozeman, and an hour from Yellowstone National Park, this outdoor sportsman’s paradise also has a thriving art community.

April 19, 2023

Montana’s abundance of fresh beef, fish and produce make the Treasure State a great place to go out to dinner. While we can’t list all of the delicious restaurants in “small town” Montana, we’ve gathered a list of the Western Ranch Broker’s team’s personal favorites. Bon appétit!

April 6, 2023

As calving season in Montana goes into full swing, forecasters discuss what’s expected for the cattle market in the year ahead. Western Ranch Brokers takes a look at the anticipated demand and prices for cattle in 2023.

April 3, 2023

2023 Outlook on the Montana water supply including current snowpack levels, forecasted spring weather and the potential for drought conditions in Montana during the summer season.

March 20, 2023

Statistics for 2022 Montana land values and predictions for the year ahead from the annual “For Land’s Sake” presentation from Norman C. Wheeler & Associates at the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers (ASFMRA) 3rd Annual Winter Real Estate Roundup.

March 16, 2023

Featured Articles

New on the blog: read the latest articles on Montana ranch real estate and the Western lifestyle.

Latest News​

Elk hunting season kicks off this week in Montana beginning with the archery season (September 3
The last several years have brought more newcomers to Montana than ever before, impacting both the
Discover the best things to do and see in the Bitterroot Valley, a scenic valley full
Discover the Central Montana area known as "The Breaks", famous for prime elk hunting, scenic waterways
A brief review of the different types of grazing leases and permits in Montana, how they
Updates on snowpack levels and the 2022 grazing season outlook after recent cooler temps and rains.
Find out what gear our resident fly fisherman Jim Toth is packing for the summer season.
Western Ranch Brokers is proud to announce our new sponsorship of World Champion Tie Down Roper
Familiarize yourself on the basics of water rights, but seek expert advice for sales transactions.
Learn how to save on capital gains taxes with a like-kind exchange when selling and buying real
Explore the allure of the Old West in Sheridan, Wyoming. From guest ranches to rodeos and

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