Located four miles west of Buffalo on the banks of Clear Creek, this private Wyoming estate on 68 acres affords spectacular views of the Bighorn Mountains. This beautiful Wyoming property offers a comfortable ranch-style home as well as a second home that would be ideal for a caretaker. Surrounded by large mature trees, the in-ground swimming pool, a private pond and over a half-mile stretch of Clear Creek as well as a small horse barn add to the recreational amenities.
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Idaho, established as a territory in 1863 after the discovery of gold, is nicknamed the Gem State for its abundance of natural resources. Snow-capped scenic mountain ranges located around the state contain a host of mineral veins such as gold, silver, lead, copper and gems including star garnets, jasper and opals. With a multitude of lakes and rivers bustling of rainbow trout and countless other species, it attracts sportsmen and recreationalist alike. The famous Snake River rushes through Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in the North American continent. Approximately 63% of the states’ land is public and managed by the federal government.
The State of Wyoming with its numerous historic places embraces its heritage of the American West through its ranches, museums, parks, monuments and well-preserved hotels situated across the state. Its historic past includes Indian tribes, pioneers, cattle barons, gold miners, gold rushes, outlaws and famous icons. If you are venturing across the state stroll back in time and visit a historic hotel for yourself and experience a piece of Wyoming’s well-kept treasures.
In 1925, just prior to the start of the Great Depression a noticeable trend was taking place in America. The male population was choosing to leave their family farms in order to pursue careers outside of farming. As an attempt to counteract this movement, the state of Virginia proposed forming an organization that offered farm boys an opportunity to develop leadership skills, confidence and pride in the fact they were farm boys. When the idea was presented during the American Royal Livestock Show in Kansas City, Missouri in 1928 the Future Farmers of America was born.
This 233-acre showplace, located 2.5 hours north of Salt Lake City and only 15 minutes northeast of Preston, Idaho, offers a magnificent 7,500 sf custom owners home surrounded by beautifully manicured landscaping overlooking a spring-fed trout pond. The improvements include a second house that is well suited as a manager’s home as well as well-designed ranch outbuildings and barns.
The Ranch straddles about a half mile of Mink Creek, which has had substantial stream restoration enhancing the trout habitat. This together with the spring-fed fish pond is a wonderful recreation resource.
Crazy P Ranch is situated in the eastern foothills of the Big Horn Mountains approximately 15 miles south of Buffalo, Wyoming. The Ranch is comprised of 1,749± total acres of which 1,429± acres are deeded, 280± acres are State of Wyoming lease, and 40± acres are Bureau of Land Management lease. Located below the jagged Crazy Woman outcroppings, the breathtaking views are accentuated as the sun casts shadows across the rugged Bighorn Mountains.
4-H, a significant national organization for youth development and mentoring, is a program of our nation’s Cooperative Extension System and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). With the official emblem being a four-leaf clover, the 4 H’s stand for "Head, Heart, Hands and Health." The community of young people are focused on learning citizenship, leadership and life skills. It is offered to children ages 8-18 (possibly younger in some states) and continues to offer opportunity to young adults in the form of active alumni involvement.
Would you benefit with more knowledge to increase profits on your ranch or do you feel out of touch with the latest ranching trends regarding economics, agricultural-business structure and other ranch management practices? Most ranchers know how to raise livestock, but do you know how to build and run a business that raises livestock? The two are very different. One resource some ranchers and farmers are utilizing to gain ground is to enroll in the Ranching For Profit School. This school, run by Ranch Management Consultants empowers ranchers to transform their ranches and farms into sustainable businesses.