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.

Wrangler National Finals Rodeo
Photographer Brian Grossenbacher
Shipping Season in Montana
The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
Selling Your Montana Ranch: Best Practices

Keep an eye out for Haven Meged and the other talented Montana athletes competing in the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Dec 1-10, 2022.

December 6, 2022

Western Ranch Brokers has been privileged to work on several projects with outdoor lifestyle photographer Brian Grossenbacher. Best known for his fly fishing and bird hunting images, the former fly fishing guide has built an impressive portfolio of commercial work for brands like Yeti, Orvis, and Simms and is regularly featured in outdoor magazines like Field and Stream and Outdoor Life.

November 10, 2022

For Montana cattle ranchers, it’s shipping season—the time of year calves are sorted, weighed and shipped. It’s a great time to celebrate all of the hard work of the past year, the camaraderie of the ranch community and of course one of the biggest paydays of the year.

November 9, 2022

The Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) pays farmers and rancher to take their private agricultural lands out of production, and to add cover such as trees and grasses instead. The goal of the program is to protect environmentally sensitive areas from soil erosion and improve the quality of natural resources and wildlife habitats.

October 20, 2022

More than just a sizable asset—a Montana ranch is part of a family’s legacy, and selling it can be a complex and emotional process. Setting realistic expectations, preparing for the sales process and working with a trusted advisor can prove helpful in determining if and when you want to pass on your ranch property to someone new. Before you decide to sell your Montana ranch, consider the following best practices.

October 7, 2022

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