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The Picturesque Narrative of the West Through Art
Premiering: Friday, February 16th at 1PM MT
Western Life for Over 100 Years: The Story of the National Western Stock Show
Panel: Haley Mirr and Paul Andrews
In early January ranchers, cowboys, and tourists alike, look forward to visiting Denver to visit the National Western Stock Show. As the Stock Show wrapped up it’s 118th year we invited the CEO and President of the National Western Stock Show and Complex Paul Andrews to discuss this years Stock Show, and its importance to the farming and ranching community. Let’s see what we discovered!
The Ranch Real Estate Landscape, and Future Investment Opportunities
Panel: Haley Mirr and Jeff Hubbard
In this week’s episode we invite Senior Vice President of Mirr Ranch Group Jeff Hubbard to discuss the trends we saw in the ranch real estate market in 2023, and also what we can expect for the market in 2024. Join in, to see what we found out!
Preparing Wild Game
Panel: Haley Mirr, Daniel Carter, Woody Beardsley, Erik Anderson, Jared Souza, Willy Strazza, & Harry Woodward
During the recent holidays, we here at the Land Bulletin have been enjoying amazing libations and fantastic food. This made us go back and think, “What are some of our favorite wild game meals and dishes?” While we had no problem coming up with our favorites, we decided to invite some of the ranch real estate brokers from Mirr Ranch Group to share their recipes as well. Let’s see what they bring to the table!
The Benefits of State Land Boards Working With Private Land Owners
Panel: Haley Mirr, and Kristin Kemp
Urban Land Stewardship
Panel: Haley Mirr, and Harriet LaMair
In this week’s episode we take a different look into what one normally thinks land conservation is. Instead of wide-open landscapes, untouched by development, we are focusing on urban land stewardship. With the help of the Executive Director of the High Line Canal Conservancy, Harriet LaMair, we take a look into how local non-profits help protect open spaces in urban and suburban areas, as well as how you can become involved at a local level. Join us to see what we found out!
Investment Opportunities in “The Cowboy State”
Panel: Haley Mirr, Jared Souza & Erik Anderson
Wyoming is an expansive state that harbors some of the Intermountain West’s most diverse landscapes. Today we sit down with Senior VP of Mirr Ranch Group, Jared Souza, and our newest addition to the team, Erik Anderson to discuss what makes Wyoming such a wonderful place and why it is a great place to make a ranch investment. Let’s see what we discovered.
The Current Ranch Market of West Texas & the Intermountain West
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and James King
Today, Haley and Ken Mirr meet with James King of King Land & Water to discuss the recent brokerage alliance between King Land & Water and Mirr Ranch Group, the history of both firms, the ranch markets of both West Texas, and the Intermountain West, and the conservation efforts we are seeing both in Texas and the Intermountain West. Join us, to see what we found out!
Establishing Quality Habitats For Upland Birds and Waterfowl
Panel: Haley Mirr and Gabby Zaldumbide
Throughout many episodes we have focused a lot of our hunting conversations on big game. However, we deal with a lot of buyer and sellers who are interested in purchasing upland bird and waterfowl hunting properties across the West. On this episode we chat with Gabby Zaldumbide, a guide with Uncharted Outdoorswomen, and the Managing Editor of Project Upland Magazine to discuss what can ranchers do to make their properties more bird friendly. Find out what we learned today!
How to Prepare for the Effects of Snow Runoff on the Fly Fishing Season
Panel: Haley Mirr and Erin Crider
How did the record snowfall runoff impact the fly fishing this year in the West, and can we expect the same this upcoming season? What can landowners do to protect their stretches of water? We talk to Erin Crider, outfitter and Founder of Uncharted Outdoorswomen to discuss.
The Land And Ranch Real Estate Market with Tom Alexander
Panel: Haley Mirr and Tom Alexander
Today, we discuss the current ranch real estate market with rural real estate expert and Publisher of Texas Land and Land Magazines, Tom Alexander. We will explore the current landscape, trends, and the perspectives of both buyers and sellers.
Protecting Wyoming’s Vital Migration Corridors: Why they Matter
Panel: Haley Mirr, Steve Sharkey, and Jared Souza
Twice a year, ungulate herds trace ancient paths across the West, but development threatens these vital corridors. On this episode, we delve into solutions with two members of the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust board, Steve Sharkey with the Knobloch Foundation, which are champions in protecting these critical habitats, and WY Partner and Mirr Ranch Group VP, Jared Souza.
Innovations in High-Altitude Cattle Operations
Panel: Haley Mirr, Dan & Katie Reardon, and Daniel Carter
Direct-to-consumer beef operations and high-altitude cattle ranching are emerging as influential income-producing strategies in the West. Today, Haley Mirr hosts the owners of Rocking R Red Angus, Dan and Katie Reardon. Additionally, ranch broker and Senior VP of Mirr Ranch Group, Daniel Carter, will be on the show. Together, they’ll discuss how these strategies are propelling growth in their business and the opportunities presented by their two available ranches.
Profitability on Smaller Ranches: Unlocking Income Potential For Landowners
Panel: Haley Mirr and Connor Coleman
We have explored a variety of income strategies for landowners of larger ranches. But what income strategies benefit smaller boutique ranches and their owners? Helping Haley out is Connor Coleman, the founder and principal of Colorado-based Resiliency Lands – a private land management consulting firm.
DWINDLING WINTER WILDLIFE HABITAT: THE LATEST NEWS & 2023 OUTLOOK
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Rick Danvir
Haley has Wildlife Biologist, Rick Danvir, on the show to discuss how the large snowpack this past winter has impacted different types of big game and their habitats across the West. He’ll also review what’s being done, and what we can do to help these herds.
Spring 2023 State of the Ranch Real Estate Market
Panel: Haley Mirr & Ken Mirr
Haley has MRG founder, Ken Mirr, on the show to take a look at the 2023 ranch real estate market, from reviewing current market conditions and influences to buying and selling advice for clients looking forward into the year.
Renewable Energy as a Layered ASset Strategy
Panel: Haley Mirr, Judd Rogers, & Anna Buongiorno
Income from wind or solar projects can provide long-term, predictable income for your ranch. Is it the right strategy for your property? We have Judd Rogers and Anna Buongiorno with Scout Clean Energy on the show to find out.
How Can data-Driven Insights Help SEll Your Ranch?
Panel: Haley Mirr and Mike Komp
Data can help inform, provide context, and drive decisions for landowners and ranch buyers alike. Should it be a part of your process? We have Mike Komp with Enriched Ag on the show to find out.
TOP 5 REASONS a RANCH FAILS TO SELL
Panel: Haley Mirr and Daniel Carter
As seasoned ranch brokers, we run into properties that are difficult to sell from time to time. Haley has ranch broker Daniel Carter on the show to go over the top reasons a ranch doesn’t sell, and how you can avoid these issues when it’s time to sell your property.
What Makes a GOOD CONSERVATION INVESTMENT?
Panel: Haley Mirr and Ben Guillon
Fresh off being named Colorado State Land Board’s 2022 Lessee of the Year last month, Haley has conservation investment expert and ranch broker, Ben Guillon, on the show to discuss what makes a property a good candidate for conservation investment.
THE MRG TOP 10
Panel: Haley Mirr and Ken Mirr
This past year brought its fair share of ups and downs for landowners and ranch investors alike. Haley has Ken on the show to look back at the MRG top 10 of 2022. We review the top news and issues of the year and how many of these challenges will continue to be a part of ranch ownership. We will also be looking at some of the successes and stories of our friends and colleagues from last year.
When Design Meets Nature with Architect Marc Gerritsen
Panel: Haley Mirr and Marc Gerritsen
Design meets nature in Architect Marc Gerritsen’s latest Colorado creation, MAAD Peak, which sits atop a mountain peak in northern Colorado outside Fort Collins. On Tuesday, Haley has Marc on the show to discuss how the property’s modern and monolithic design redefines luxury and reimagines mountain living. Marc will then give us a personal tour!
TOP 6 Things to Consider when Buying a Ranch near a Resort Town
Panel: Haley Mirr and Tommy Latousek
At Mirr Ranch Group, we often work with clients who want to buy a ranch near famous ski resort towns like Aspen, Vail, Steamboat, Jackson, and Park City. Today, Haley sits down with ranch broker and resort-market specialist, Tommy Latousek, to discuss the top 6 things an informed buyer should know when buying a ranch property near one of these special places.
WHY TITLE IS IMPORTANT IN THE INTERMOUNTAIN WEST
Panel: Haley Mirr and Erik Anderson
Many don’t know that Title is different in the Intermountain West than in the rest of the country. Today, we sit down with the Vice President of Land Title, Erik Anderson, to discuss how it’s different, as well as the importance of title work from both a seller’s and a buyer’s perspective.
THE ART OF PRESERVING THE WEST
Panel: Haley Mirr and Rose Fredrick
Haley has special guest, Curator of the Coors Western Art Show, Rose Fredrick, on the show to discuss what western art has done to preserve the culture of the American West.
Fresh Approaches to Monetizing your Ranch
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Eric O’Keefe
Haley and Ken host Eric O’Keefe, Editor of The Land Report, to explore the different monetization strategies of the nation’s leading landowners. Beyond the typical ways ranches generate income, the group will discuss a new wave of entrepreneurial ingenuity they are seeing in the field.
Advocating for Western Landowners with Lesli Allison
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Lesli Allison
Haley has Ken and the Executive Director of the Western Landowners Alliance, Lesli Allison, on the show to discuss her team’s work advocating for landowners in the West. If you own land or are thinking about buying, you need to watch this episode!
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Evolution of a Westerner with Ed Roberson
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Ed Roberson
Haley has Ken and our friend, former MRG broker, conservationist, and host of the Mountain and Prairie Podcast, Ed Roberson, on the show to discuss ranching, conservation, landscapes, culture, literature, art, and most importantly talk about how two men journeyed from other parts of the country, fell in love with the American West, and became Westerners themselves. To learn more about Ed and Mountain & Prairie, check out and subscribe to these podcasts and newsletters:
Buying & SElling Advice: ALl ABOUT RANCHES IN UTAH
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Chris Corroon
Ken and our Utah Exclusive Marketing Affiliate, Chris Corroon, join Haley to talk about everything you ever wanted to know about buying and selling ranches in Utah. From what’s unique about owning land in Utah to what we’re seeing in the market there, Chris gives us some key insight on investing in the Beehive State.
2022 Mid-Year Check-In: State of the Ranch Market
Panel: Haley Mirr and Ken Mirr
Now that we’ve reached the last days of summer, Haley sits down with Ken Mirr today to discuss the current state of the ranch market. They’ll review the findings in the recently published 2022 USDA Land Values Survey, discuss the differences they’re seeing across various markets, as well as address current events impacting landowners.
REgenERATIVE AGRICULTURE & LAND CONSERVATION, WINNING INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Panel: Haley Mirr, Woody Beardsley, Tom Morrow, and Louis Martin
Haley, along with Woody Beardsley, has Tom Morrow with Lyme Timber and Louis Martin of Round River Resources on the show to discuss the investment side of regenerative agriculture. They will tackle all we want to know from investment criteria and attributes necessary to funding requirements with conservation incentives and management objectives, and will show how the BX Ranch is an example of these practices.
Wildfires & Mitigation: What You Need to KNow
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Jared Souza
Ranch broker and volunteer firefighter, Jared Souza, joins Haley and Ken to discuss wildfires and what you can do as a landowner to protect your property. We’ll go over how they impact the west, who manages them, how they impact your property, and the benefits as it relates to the overall landscape and habitat of your property.
What is Regenerative Agriculture?
Panel: Haley Mirr, Tommy Latousek, and Kevin Watt
Haley has ranch broker, Tommy Latousek, and special guest, Kevin Watt with the famous TomKat Ranch, on the show to cover everything you need to know about regenerative agriculture, from what it is to its benefits, profitability, and what it looks like in practice.
Colorado’s Western SLope
Panel: Haley Mirr and Mike McGarry
Ranch broker, Mike McGarry, joins Haley to discuss one of his areas of expertise: Colorado’s Western Slope. We’ll answer the important questions, from what’s so different about the Western Slope compared to other parts of Colorado, to the state of water, to what the ranch market has been doing there the past few years.
Preparing to SEll Your Land
Panel: Haley Mirr and Ken Mirr
Haley has Ken Mirr on the show to discuss the steps you need to take before putting your ranch or sporting property on the market. Being prepared will help your property sell that much faster.
The Fly-Fishing Property Market
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Daniel Carter
Ranch broker and fly-fishing property expert, Daniel Carter, visits the show to discuss the fly-fishing property market with Ken and Haley. In addition to a market update on this specific type of ranch, we’ll cover topics affecting these properties like stream access, how fisheries impact values, drought/low-flows, stream restoration projects, stocking versus wild fisheries, and more.
Conservation updates for COlorado ranchers & Landowners
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Erik Glenn
Special guest Erik Glenn, the Executive Director of Colorado Cattlemen’s Agricultural Land Trust (CCALT) joins Ken and Haley to discuss the latest conservation updates for ranchers and landowners. CCALT has partnered with hundreds of families since 1995 to conserve more than 700,000 acres of Colorado ranch land. Erik will help explain the latest developments, including the recent conservation easement boom in Colorado.
RAnches as an INVESTMENT
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Jeff Hubbard
Jeff Hubbard visits the show this week to discuss everything about ranches as an investment – from how we evaluate a property, to strategically approaching the sale, to what buyers of legacy and sporting ranches should consider in this market.
Hunting – Planning & Trends
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, Pat Lancaster, and Jared Souza
Ken and Haley invite Pat Lancaster and Jared Souza to the show to discuss hunting planning and trends. Join us as we dive into different state laws, species trends, tag allocations, increasing applications, and more.
Water in the West
Panel: Haley Mirr, Ken Mirr, and Tommy Latousek
Haley, Ken, and Tommy get together and discuss everything about Water in the West – from western water history and drought, to anti-speculation legislation and the water rights market, to what private landowners are doing now.
UPDATE on the 2022 Ranch REAL ESTATE MARKET
Panel: Haley Mirr and Ken Mirr
Ken and Haley discuss the current ranch real estate market, inflation, and investment potential, as well as offer their best advice for buyers and sellers in this crazy market.