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Heartland Bison Ranch

December 12, 2019

Get to know Heartland Bison Ranch as one of the host ranches for the DTBA Performance Classes, currently hosting the Breeding Bulls for the Young Guns Competition!   Ranch owner/manager: Lee and Rebecca Leier, and Kevin & Anne Leier Ranch location: Heartland Bison Ranch is located 21 miles south of Rugby, ND, which is the […]

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A Conversation with Bruce Anderson – Western Buffalo Company

December 5, 2019

An Interview By Perry Handyside – Executive Director, DTBA How did the Western Buffalo Company get started? The original name of the business was RC Western Meats. The facility was successful as Western Meats from the mid 60’s until it was sold in about 1973. That owner went bankrupt in 1977 and in April 1979 […]

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DTBA October Newsletter

November 11, 2019

Dakota Territory Buffalo Association Members, Greetings DTBA Members! Please take a moment to review the latest issue of the “TERRITORY BUFFALO NEWS“. The fall issue features a couple of great long reads, including a conversation with Bruce Anderson, the “Buffalo Man”, and a very informative article on the importance of succession planning in uncertain times. […]

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DTBA Seeking Candidates for New Executive Director

October 1, 2019

The Dakota Territory Buffalo Association is seeking candidates for the position of Executive Director in 2020. The DTBA is looking for qualified candidates for this part-time position to work with the Board of Directors on executing the mission and goals of the Association.  Major responsibilities include sponsoring and planning the annual Winter Conference and Black […]

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Legislation to prevent deceptive mislabeling of water buffalo products moves forward

September 20, 2019

Hoeven, Bennet Introduce Bill to Stop Deceptively Labeled Water Buffalo Products Bill Aims to Halt Water Buffalo Being Marketed to Mimic Bison For Immediate Release: September 16, 2019 Further Information: Dave Carter,, 303.594.4420 WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2019) – U.S. Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Michael Bennet, along with Mike Braun (R-IN) and Tina […]

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The Buffalo Man

September 15, 2019

Bruce Anderson Inducted into the Buffalo Hall of Fame! Bruce Anderson received the high honor of being inducted into the Buffalo Hall of Fame in Bismarck, ND during the NBA Summer Conference in July. The Buffalo Hall of Fame has inducted 18 individuals since its inception in 1980, 11 historic and 17 contemporary honorees.  During […]

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Young Guns 2020 Class – Good Grass Gains Despite Dry Conditions

August 22, 2019

Hi DTBA Members, While most everyone I talk to is having a pretty green summer, Heartland Bison Ranch has been dealing with moderate drought conditions again. After 3 summers of this I guess it seems to be a bit normal now. Anyways, I have been closely watching the 2020 Class of Young Guns Breeding Bulls […]

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DTBA August Newsletter

August 20, 2019

Dakota Territory Buffalo Association Members, Greetings Everyone! Please take a moment to review the latest issue of the “TERRITORY BUFFALO NEWS“. This issue features some great stories, including Bruce Anderson’s recent induction into the Buffalo Hall of Fame, the origins of Rocky Mountain Natural Meats, and profiles of the National Buffalo Museum and Custer State […]

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Updated Membership Renewal Process

August 19, 2019

Over the past year, the Dakota Territory Buffalo Association has been expanding its communication with its membership to better provide you with current and accurate information about the bison industry.  These efforts have included a new webpage, a social media presence, e-mail notifications, and an improved newsletter.  The next step in our attempts to better […]

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