MT Land News

Montanan Land Source announcements and News from Montana that relates to land, ownership and mapping.

January 27th 2014
The Annual Land Report 100 profiles the 100 largest land owners in the country.  Eleven of the 100 property owners own property in Montana.  
January 27th 2014
Rahn Land would like to add Farm Service Agency (FSA) field boundary lines to the Rahn Land Map Viewer.  This would allow users to see and identify crop field acres on rural property listings and sales.  This FSA data is called CLU's (Common Land Units).  This data was publicly available up until the 2008 Farm Bill, and has been restricted ever since. Please consider signing the online petition...
January 23rd 2014
A buyer has purchased three adjoining Shields Valley Ranches, creating a large ranch with a total area of 29,457 acres.  As this purchase demonstraits, not all trends are for the breaking up of ranches into smaller parcels.  Rahn Land mapping was utilized by Hall & Hall and the buyer to identify and visualize the configuation of these three connected ranches.  See the linked articles from the...
January 18th 2014
Forbes article on the purchase of the Broken O Ranch, outside Augusta, Montana.  
January 18th 2014
Local articles on the Wilks Brothers, who have purchased hundreds of thousands on acres in Montana.    
January 18th 2014
Wall Street Journal articles on the demand for "ranchettes" close to Bozeman.    
January 18th 2014
Interesting New York Times articles on the American Prairie Reserve in northeastern Montana.    
August 26th 2013
Andy Rahn will give a presentation on current available mapping and GPS options, including the newly available online map viewer from Rahn Land, to the joint Billings/Bozeman Farm and Ranch Brokers meeting.  Also, Andy will discuss what new technologies and services we can expect in the near future.  The presentation is at 9:00am, Tuesday, September 10, in the conference room at the American...
June 4th 2013
Rahn Land is pleased to announce the release of an exciting new online service.  The Rahn Land Map Viewer displays mapped rural Montana property listings and current sales, along with additional useful layers such as parcels, public lands, conservation easements, etc....  The layers are current and regularly updated. Listings that are 300 acres or greater are included, and there are currently...
September 24th 2012
The Montana Conservation Easement Conference for Financial, Legal and Real Estate Professionals will be held on Oct. 11, 2012 in Helena at the Red Lion Colonial Inn.  Andrew Rahn is one of the presenters, and will be presenting on conservation easement appraisal.  The conference agenda and presentations are specifically created for financial and legal professionals – real estate professionals,...