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Bison Ranch Workshops

Fun, Facts & Fellowship for New-Comers and Old-Timers

Ever wondered about bison ranching? Then attend our bison ranch workshops where we focus on various educational topics, such as:

  • Environmental Elements (soil, land, drought, etc.)
  • Bison Healthcare (vet, handling, vaccinations, etc)
  • Business & Finance (bison financing, business plans, etc.)
  • Industry News (nutrition, legislation, you name it)

Plus you'll get a chance to talk buffalo and visit with our bison industry friends!

2018 RMBA Fall Ranch Tour

September 8, 2018


Join us as we visit Beaver Creek Buffalo Ranch, a uniquely managed native grassland oasis in northwestern Kansas. Consisting of several contiguous ranches that total approximately 4,000 acres, a 240 head cow herd, yearlings that are finished on grass and/or grain, and some deep-rooted Kansas history including the first homestead and first post office in the county, this is a ranch visit that you will not want to miss.

Beaver Creek Buffalo is a joint venture of Ken Klemm & family and Peter Thieriot & family. Their dual purpose is to be the premier supplier of pure grass-fed and finished buffalo meat and be the industry leader in providing grass-based genetics for ranchers in the U.S.

Our day long ranch tour will cover everything from fencing and facility building materials, design, and functionality, to pasture health and management. Direct meat sales and online marketing will also be covered. We will travel to see the buffalo herd and spend plenty of time socializing, chatting, and having a wonderful day will fellow buffalo ranchers and enthusiasts. Lunch and dinner is provided with registration.

Registration Information

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 20, 2018

You may REGISTER ONLINE (open through August 20, 2018) or View/Download the Registration Flyer.

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:30 AM Arrival and Check-in at Beaver Creek Buffalo Ranch
9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions
9:30 AM Ranch, Facilities, and Buffalo Herd Tour
12:00 PM Lunch
1:00 PM Discussion on Direct Meat Sales, Grazing Management, and General Buffalo Information
5:30 - 8:00 PM Dinner and Social Time

Location & Directions

Beaver Creek Buffalo Ranch
7580 Road 25
Goodland, Kansas 67735

From Eastbound I-70: In Kansas, take exit 17 (KS-27 N/Commerce Rd) and turn left (north). Travel north on KS-27/Commerce Road for approx. 12 miles. Turn right (east) on Road 74. You will go 5 miles until you reach a T junction at Road 25. Turn left (north) at the T (Road 25). In just under 2 miles you will reach the ranch. Look for trees, stone buildings, and an American flag. Follow directions for parking instructions.

Lodging Options

Numerous hotel options are available in Goodland, Kansas. Some of your options include:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites (1-888-Holiday)
  • Comfort Inn (785-899-7181)
  • Econo Lodge (785-890-3644)
  • America‚Äôs Best Value Inn Goodland (785-890-3621)
  • Super 8 by Wyndham Goodland (785-890-7566)

Contact the hotels directly to reserve a room.

Ken and Laurie Klemm also have a lodge available on the ranch with four bedrooms that a group can reserve; more information can be found here: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/20933204?s=51 or call Laurie at 651-226-5856.

There is also a KOA campground in Goodland (view info at https://koa.com/campgrounds/goodland/).

Workshop Information Contact

For any additional information on the conference, contact John Graves at 303-887-9677.