Request for Bids: Rosebud Tribal Ranch: Range Unit

Request for Bids

Range Unit

Advertisement for Grazing Privileges

The Rosebud Sioux Tribe Ranch and Farming Enterprise (“Tribal Ranch”) is advertising Range Unit 310 for a 3-year lease, starting May 1, 2020.

Range Unit #310

(660 cow/calf pairs for 6 months—May 1-Nov 1)

Sealed bids for grazing privileges will be received at the Tribal Ranch Office or PO Box 220, Rosebud, SD 57570 until 5:00 p.m., Central Standard Time, on January 17, 2020. Sealed bids will be opened on January 27, 2020 by the Treasurer of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe located at the Tribal Building, in the presence of such bidders who wish to attend. No bids will be accepted after the closing time and date of January 17, 2020. BID Sheets are available at the Tribal Ranch Office or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

All bids must be addressed to the ‘Rosebud Tribal Ranch” and plainly marked on the outside of the envelope, ‘Bid for Grazing Privileges—Range Unit 310”. 

Each bid must be accompanied by a Cashier’s Check, Certified Check, bank draft, or money order, payable to the order of the Rosebud Ranch and Farming Enterprise for 50% (percent) of bid for the 1st year of 3-year lease; and remaining 50% for 1st year due on May 01, 2020.

Personal checks will not be accepted. All payments of unsuccessful bidders will be returned.

For Range Unit 310, there will a minimum of $40/per pair per month for 6-months.

Indian Preference Applies on this grazing lease bid. If claiming Indian Preference, include your enrollment number and documentation

Successful bidder shall be responsible for the following:

1. Contacting Ranch Manager when cattle are turned-in and –out, so Ranch Manager can be on-site to verify counts.

2. Carrying their own livestock insurance.

3. Clearing incoming breeding bull(s) for TRIC and having veterinary papers turned into the RST Tribal Ranch before bull(s) are turned in.

4. Providing Health papers for all livestock listed on the Pasture authorization to Tribal Ranch Manager, prior to turn in on May 01, 2020.

5. Submitting 2nd lease payment for 1st year to Finance Manager prior to turn in on May 01, 2020.

Bids received before the closing time will be secured and unopened by the Finance Manager for the Tribal Ranch until the time of opening. The RST Ranch and Farming Enterprise reserves the right to reject any and/or all bids.

For more information contact Joe Ross, Ranch Manager, at 402-322-0814 (Cell) or the Tribal Ranch Office at 605-747-2301.

Published once at the total approximate cost of $36.57

Published: January 15, 2020

PO Box 229, Mission, SD 57555 • 605-856-4469 • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.