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Do you own land in Kansas? Do you really know what you own? The deed may provide you title to the land but not the mineral rights. Usually there will be a separate mineral deed on the property. Knowing your mineral ownership and having the documentation that shows you as the owner is very important if you intend to sell your Kansas land. In some cases, maybe no drilling occurred from a lease and the lease may have expired but you need to verify this information through a mineral rights attorney. (0 comments)
kansas: Kansas Land Sellers and Buyers - 11/26/10 05:34 PM
If you have land to sell in Kansas please contact us at 800-557-9151 or via the online form with your details. We have a client that is a group of investors that buys land, acreage, recreational property, vacation lots, vacant land, residential lake lots, building sites and other types of rural land. They are looking to purchase properties at wholesale prices and can close quickly. If you have Kansas land that you own and would consider selling it then contact us with the following information: Type of Land (agricultural, farmland, pasture, hunting, lot, etc.) and acres Survey? Is it a staked survey? Recent appraisal? Any liens or loans? Copy (0 comments)
kansas: Perry Lake Kansas - Jefferson County - 11/26/10 03:31 PM
Perry Lake is known as Paradise on the Plains and is located in Jefferson County Kansas. The US Army Corps of Engineers operates the lake and it offers many recreational activities such as camping, shelter, boat launching, swimming beach, fishing, ATV riding area and campgrounds. Perry Lake was built in 1954 for flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife habitat. Longview Park, Old Town Park, Rock Creek Park and Slough Creek Park provide camping and the National Recreation Reservation Service offers a reservation system for camping at www.ReserveUsa.com Perry State Park has woodlands, mountain bike trails, horseback riding trails, and a (0 comments)
kansas: Vote for Kansas Woman for AGConnect Woman of the Year - 11/25/10 02:19 PM
With social media it is now easier for farmers to agvocate as they call it instead of advocate for agriculture now more than ever. One person who has done an excellent job of that is Debbie Lyons-Blythe from the Flint Hills of Kansas. Click the link below to show your support for Kansas and cattle ranchers to vote for her for AgConnect Woman of the Year. http://agconnect.com/About/General/Awards/Submissions.asp?AC=4&S=86 Go there now and vote - it only takes a couple of clicks and show your support for Kansas agriculture. And be sure to check out her blog too www.KansasCattleRanch.blogspot.com
kansas: Kansas Cropland Values Rise - 11/22/10 04:38 PM
For the fourth quarter farmland values have gone up according to the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas city. This is for the region they cover that includes Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming. The overall increases for the region were 6.4% for non-irrigated (dryland) cropland, and a huge 9.6% for irrigated cropland and 4.3% for ranchland. They pointed to increased demand by farmers expanding their current farming operations which is consistent with what we are seeing in Kansas. Breaking down the results and looking at Kansas it shows increases from the last quarter ranged in 4% area for cropland (0 comments)
kansas: Rural Mainstreet Economy Improves Overall and for Kansas - 11/20/10 12:20 PM
The Rural Mainstreet Index (RMI) is an index with a range between 0 to 100. It just increased to 53.3 from 48.4 and this is the highest since May. Bankers report that irrigated farmland prices are up and also farm equipment sales. Irrigated farmland seems to have been a big value jump and indicator. Farm income is higher as well which helps rural economies. Creighton University does the survey and a detailed analysis can be found here. The information for Kansas is as follows: Kansas: The RMI for Kansas rose above growth neutral 50.0 for the month. The index climbed to (0 comments)
kansas: Topeka Kansas - SmartMoney choice for low risk real estate market - 11/16/10 03:29 PM
Living in the heartland of the USA in Kansas has its advantages. We are somewhat insulated from the highs and lows of the east/west coast markets. The Wall Street Journal just posted a Low-Risk Housing chart that showed Topeka Kansas in the green zone. Only a 14.2% risk or chance of home prices being lower in the next two years. I think that will mirror the land market as well.
kansas: Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve in Kansas - 11/15/10 11:00 AM
Magnificence! A words often used to describe an amazing landscape in the Flint Hills. Unblemished by modern day conveniences such as telephone lines this is a rolling grassland of unspoiled beauty. The Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve was created in 1996 and is about 11,000 acres of protected ecosystem that looks a little like "The Land Before Time". Some have described it as the beginning of Earth when they view it. A three-way partnership protects the land and encourages the development of the Prairie Preserve; the Kansas Park Trust, the National Park Service and The Nature Conservancy help educate people about the (0 comments)
kansas: Topeka Kansas area Land Sold Report for October - 11/05/10 10:32 PM
The area stats from the Topeka Kansas MLS show that 5 parcels of land sold in October 2010. We only follow parcels of 10 acres or more so any commercial land or residential lot listings are not included. Land values can vary greatly depending on the type of land and even within counties. Area Acreage Sold Price Price Per Acre Jackson County 20 acres $ 30,000 $1500 Jackson County 19 acres $ 40,000 $2105 Osage County 39 acres $ 48,500 $1243 Osage County 118 acres $103,800 $ 879 Osage County 116 acres $186,672 $1609 Average acreage of parcels = 62 acres Average sold (0 comments)
kansas: Investing in Land for generations - 11/04/10 11:25 PM
Land investments over time The news headlines have been a real treat for landowners these past few months. Tracking news about the land industry has become increasingly easier with social media and sites like LandThink but never before has it been such a weekly treasure trove of news media touting the benefits of investing in land. Just this week the Omaha World-Herald kicked out this headline "Land's back in the picture" and Delta Farm Press had this one "A billionaire speaks: invest in agriculture" and the list goes on. Since August I have posted links to more articles on the web (0 comments)
kansas: 8 Wonders of Kansas People results - 10/28/10 09:35 AM
The top 8 Wonders of Kansas People were just announced this morning and here they are:Amelia Earhart, Atchison Buffalo Soldiers, Fort Leavenworth Carry A. Nation, Medicine Lodge, Kiowa Emil J. Kapaun, Pilsen George Washington Carver, Minneapolis, Beeler James Naismith, Lawrence Martin & Osa Johnson, Chanute William Allen White, Emporia
Learn more about all of them here. (0 comments)
kansas: History of Kansas Land Values - 10/26/10 10:18 AM
The history of the Land Values Summary by the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service for Kansas (Northern Plains Region) shows a nice trend for landowners. Overall since Kansas has consistently gone up in values for farmland. The Northern Plains Regions includes Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota and that region has been holding in values or increasing as well.
kansas: Topeka Kansas Winter Wonderland Drive Through Holiday Lights on Lake Shawnee - 10/22/10 06:54 PM
The Topeka TARC Winter Wonderland Holiday Lights is an holiday event you won't want to miss seeing. It runs from November 19th until December 31st giving you plenty of time to find an evening to drive through Lake Shawnee Park at the Campgrounds to view this visual display from your car. This year there is a new Tour for walking and is is November 18th from 6-9 pm and cost of $2 which includes hot cocoa. The official Lighting Ceremony is November 19th at about 6 pm. Also new thi syear is a Santa's Workshop for the kids during the week (0 comments)
kansas: MAST Agribusiness Farmer/Rancher Training begins November - 10/22/10 01:16 PM
MAST = Market Analysis and Strategic Thinking. This event is a collobration between Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas and Oklahoma State University AGricultural Economics and University of Nebraska at Lincoln. MAST offers numerous opportunities for personal and business development and growth. If you want to grow your agricultural business or leave a legacy of profitable operating family farm to future generations or just improve your skills then this is a must attend event. MAST combines new information and decision making tools with online distance learning to develop management skills in agricultural producers. By learning farm management tools and their applications, (0 comments)
kansas: Gathering in the Grove Art Show in the Flint Hills at Council Grove Kansas - 10/21/10 10:00 AM
Looking for some unique Christmas gifts this year then be sure to check out the Gathering in the Grove Fine Art Show & Sale over Thanksgiving Weekend (11/26 - 11/28) and the first weekend of December (12/3 - 12/5). The beauty of the Flint Hills at Christmas is at its peak for the 5th Annual Gathering in the Grove! Regional artists and craftsmen come together to display their creations. A wide variety of antiques and art is represented at this popular event, which will be housed once again in Council Grove's historic Carnegie Library. Oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, pottery, weavings, stained (0 comments)
kansas: Kansas Rural Center's Sustainable Agriculture Conference is November 20 - 10/20/10 09:42 PM
Kansas Rural Center's Sustainable Agriculture Conference is November 20 Saturday November 20, is KRC's Sustainable Agriculture Conference. The theme for this year's conference is "Connecting Cows, Carbon and Carrots: Making Sense of Our Food Future". The conference will be held at the Flint Hills Technical College 3301 W. 18th Ave., Emporia, Ks. from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Google Map Link Workshops following the four tracks of Cows and Crops (farming practices), Carbon (carbon, climate and farming practices), Carrots (local food and marketing) and Connections (politics of food) follow morning keynote speaker Joel Brown, who will speak on "Climate Change and (0 comments)
kansas: The Middle Ground - Farmland & Agricultural Land Values in the Great Plains states - 10/08/10 06:09 PM
There has been a lot of buzz lately about the land market. Parts of Iowa have experienced skyrocketing values in cropland; recreational land markets are stagnant and disturbingly low values have been seen in development land all across the nation. Even the overlooked sector of farmland received some major press over the last couple of months after the Annual Land Values report by the USDA was released. So where does all of this leave the average farmer or farmland investor? The housing market crash made it seem that all markets including land had been wiped out. In reality though, most land, (0 comments)
kansas: Rural Landowner Conservation Series - Debt for Nature Program (DFN) - 10/07/10 12:37 PM
Looking for ways to put conservation programs on your land? Looking for land loans? As a land owner there are many different types of programs and loans available and Kansas Land Brokers has complied information on some of the government programs available and presenting them in this Kansas Land News blog series. The Debt for Nature Program is available for those that have a loan with FSA (Farm Service Agency). It exchanges debt for development rights. If the landowner has a loan then it can cancel a part of that debt for the future development rights. The landowner maintains the ownership (0 comments)
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