Meet The Rancher

Nestled in the expansive landscapes of North Central South Dakota, there exists a flourishing family ranch that has stood strong since 1906. Meet Pat Breen, the proud third-generation rancher who continues the family legacy and upholds the values of quality and sustainability. With a commitment to 100% no-till farming and a passion for raising cattle, Pat plays a vital role in providing premium beef to the market through his partnership with DemKota Ranch Beef.

Since 1987, Pat Breen and his family have embraced a 100% no-till farming approach. By doing so, and avoiding traditional plowing methods, the ranch reduces soil erosion, enhances moisture retention, and preserves the natural ecosystem. By implementing this sustainable farming technique, not only is the land being protected, but it also results in high-quality production of crops such as corn, soybeans, and sunflowers.

Ranching is far from an ordinary job; it demands dedication and round-the-clock care. Pat Breen understands this all too well. Even on holidays or special occasions, he is there, tending to his cow-calf herds and ensuring their well-being. Harsh weather conditions present their own challenges, as the colder months increase the feed requirements for the cattle.

Pat Breen’s dedication to both ranching and his partnership with DemKota Ranch Beef has been instrumental in providing customers with exceptional, locally sourced beef. His contributions have been invaluable, and his commitment to quality is truly inspiring. This collaboration not only strengthens the local agricultural community but also promotes sustainable practices and provides customers with exceptional meat they can trust.

Pat Breen’s dedication to sustainable farming, meticulous care for his cattle, and steadfast commitment to his family’s legacy make him a remarkable figure in the world of ranching. Through his partnership with DemKota Ranch Beef, he ensures that customers have access to top-quality, ethically sourced beef while promoting environmentally conscious practices. Pat’s efforts exemplify the values that sustain both the land and the community for generations to come.

Meet Our Rancher Partners

Craig Huss

The Huss family has been farming and ranching in Central South Dakota for over 100 years.

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Farmer and Rancher, Grant Petersen

Grant Petersen

Grant Peterson, a third-generation farmer and rancher in South Central North Dakota, is not just tending to his land and livestock; he is shaping the future of agriculture.

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The Nilsson’s

Located near Warner, South Dakota, the Nilsson family has farmed these lands for generations. Now they’ve partnered with Demkota to bring over a century of ranching expertise to your table.

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