Mark Kossler

In Member Spotlight and in all editorial, Bison World endeavors to feature all sizes and types of buffalo operations. This article, featuring Mark Kossler, general manager of Turner Enterprises’ 17 Western ranches, undoubtedly represents the largest operation we have ever reviewed. Combined, the 17 Turner Enterprises ranches make up, by far, the largest buffalo operation in the world. Under Kossler’s purview are ranches in Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and New Mexico, for a total acreage of 1.9 million. These ranches have 156 full-time employees and 221 part-time or seasonal employees.

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