About Our Family

Four generations have farmed the land that Marlin Nilsson, and his son Casey, still farm today. Located near Warner, S.D. the Nilsson’s have partnered with Demkota Ranch Beef since the company’s beginning and pride themselves on raising South Dakota cattle.

The Nilsson family works closely with the Department of Natural Resources to ensure their crops and cattle are raised environmentally sound. Cattle are checked daily and follow strict protocols for producing beef that offers a healthy, wholesome, and quality protein.

Meet Our Rancher Partners

Tracy Hoherz

In Central North Dakota, Tracy Hoherz of Two River Feeders raises cattle and crops, embodying the dedication needed to sustainably feed America.

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Justin Spickler

Meet Justin Spickler, owner of Spickler Ranch North in Glenfield, North Dakota. His grandfather bought the ranch in the early 1940s, and Justin and his wife Sara continue to run it today.

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Gebhart Family

Meet the Gebhart family, a dedicated family of ranchers located in the Northwestern corner of South Dakota, with a rich ranching heritage dating back to 1917.

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We’re rooted in DemKota Country, its community, traditions, and attitudes. We’re ranchers and beef lovers. And we’re people of our word.
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