Agriculture

M4 Ranch Group is proud to represent some of the top agriculture opportunities for sale in Colorado. Income producing properties, water rights, and large acreage. M4 Ranch Group can find the ranch that fits your agriculture needs.

Flying W Ranch

Flying W Ranch

The mighty Rio Grande River is the heart and soul of the Flying W Ranch. This Colorado “River Mountain Ranch” is an exclusive one-of-a-kind property located in Rio Grande County, Colorado.

$11,970,000

Suckla Ranch

Suckla Ranch

The Suckla Ranch is a true cowboy cattle operation ranch. Located in Disappointment Valley in Southwest Colorado, about 65 miles from Telluride, Colorado. The ranch is strategically placed throughout its 8,200± deeded acres and its 81,133± leased acres of forest service and BLM land, making for a highly successful operation.

$9,950,000

La Plata Mountain Ranch

La Plata Mountain Ranch

La Plata Mountain Ranch is one of the largest deeded ranches in southwest Colorado’s most desired county’s, La Plata County. The Ranch is comprised of 3,721± acres, 3,233± deeded acres and 488± acres of state leased lands, and borders over 760± acres of limited access BLM lands.

$7,250,000

Indian Creek Ranch

Indian Creek Ranch

Indian Creek Ranch sits on center stage in one of Mother Nature’s virtuoso performances. This is the heartbeat of Spanish Peaks Country and this handcrafted Lodge is as bold and beautiful as the panorama that surrounds it!

$5,875,000

Lake Fork River Ranch

Lake Fork River Ranch

Lake Fork River Ranch is 269.844± acres of exceptional mountain property, hosting a world-class lodge, two family cabins, a caretaker house, and two guest dorms, as well as a 39,000± square foot riding arena.

$4,900,000

5 Star Ranch

5 Star Ranch

As its name indicates, Five Star Ranch near Westcliffe, Colorado is exceptional in every regard. Carefully designed to blend perfectly with its environment, Five Star Ranch is a landmark property that echoes many of the West's great resorts.

$4,900,000

Circle J Ranch

Circle J Ranch

Situated in the heart of one of Colorado’s most pristine high mountain valleys, the Circle J Ranch, east of Gunnison, stands apart for its outstanding recreational values. With over five miles of high-quality streams running through the ranch and bordering thousands of acres of public lands on two sides.

$4,849,000

Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch

Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch

Pitman Cherry Creek Ranch consists of 713.52± deeded acres and 488± acres of state leased land and is backed into over 2,100± limited access BLM public acres. The ranch is nestled in Cherry Creek basin and sits beneath the extraordinary skyline of the La Plata Mountain Range. With 1.5± miles of live water on Cherry Creek, the ranch is benefited by both irrigation and recreation water rights.

$4,500,000

Juniper Mountain Ranch

Juniper Mountain Ranch

In an era of micro ranches, condominiums and virtual reality, Juniper Mountain Ranch in northwest Colorado is a refreshing throwback to the authentic West. 

$3,500,000

Colorado Farm Land & Ranches For Sale

Farming vs. Ranching

To an outsider, all agriculture might look the same, but to those who base their livelihoods on it, farming and ranching couldn't be more different. Sure, both ventures involve taking a plot of land and working it to create a sustainable business, but there are some fundamental differences distinguishing the two.

Farming typically incorporates some kind of food crop, in which vast acreages of land are tilled, planted, irrigated, and harvested. The crops produced or "produce" are sold at going market rates to distributors for stores, export, or even seed. If livestock are involved they are usually pasture-raised animals such as pigs, chickens, sheep, or other livestock in which the meat of the animal is a secondary product of farming. Chickens provide eggs, cows produce milk, and sheep produce wool.

Ranching, on the other hand, usually incorporates larger livestock on a free-range environment. With cattle especially, large tracts of uncultivated land can be used to graze the animals until they are ready to harvest. Keeping the animals moving, safe from predators, and managing the land so that they have access to clean water and ample vegetation to graze is what keeps a rancher occupied throughout most of the day. Maintaining fencing, keeping track of animals that have wandered off, and even some veterinary work, from artificial insemination to treating injuries are also on the to-do list. Ranches might supplement their profits with cash crops such as hay or alfalfa fields, but these are not the primary reason for managing the ranch.

It's All About Location

Not all land is suitable for farming, and not all land is good for ranching. Farms rely on arable land, which means reliable water sources such as rivers or at the very least consistent rainfall. Ranches require a different type of land as well, which means room for livestock to roam, access to clean water, water rights, and a place that is free from hazards that could harm the animals. Typography is important for both since farms require vast, flat areas where irrigation can be effective, and ranches are best suited to areas without hazards such as cliffs or raging rivers that could hurt cattle or horses. M4 Ranch group has a wide variety of farm land and ranches for sale in Colorado that meet all the criteria that you need for a sustainable agricultural ranch.

It is important to do your research before making any decisions when it comes to purchase farm land and ranches for sale in Colorado. That's why M4 Ranch Group is here to help. We've been working with prospective landowners for 30 years, providing the best brokering experience for our clients. So, before you make the leap to getting a piece of land and starting your own Colorado farm or ranch, talk to one of our brokers today! We can help you through the process and get you the best land for your next venture.

Home » Listings » Ranches » Agriculture

“Your skillful and compassionate handling of issues, questions and concerns could not have been any better.”

– Gene & Helen