Welcome to Pelton Livestock and the great state of Montana where we’re better known as the Seedstock Capital of the World. We invite you to visit our web site and encourage your feedback. As a leading agribusiness consulting firm, we work diligently with our clients to deliver rapid results utilizing smart techniques and a team of seasoned experts. We’ve added features and changed formats to simplify and enhance stakeholder effectiveness. Take the tour and see what’s new! If you’re not already doing business with us, all we can ask is that you’ll give us a try. There’s no better time than right now to throw a loop around increased productivity and trail your outfit to higher ground, so why not saddle up and make the ride with us?
Bill Pelton Owner
Bill is a third generation ranch raised Montanan with an Animal Science/Ag Production degree from Montana State University. He currently serves as the Montana State Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, is a past Board Member and Merit Heifer Committee Chair at NILE (Northern International Livestock Exposition) and recently completed two terms as an Advisory Board Member for Yellowstone County’s METRA PARK Complex where he chaired their newly formed Ag Committee. Bill has a lifetime of experience in Ag production and marketing, and enjoys being outdoors and working with agricultural people. Bill has three married daughters and six grandchildren. He recently relocated to the Fishtail/Absarokee area where he grew up and continues to operate and manage BILL PELTON Livestock, LLC. Bill has the distinction of being first in the industry to develop and use electronic promotion, “e-CattleAds”, as a medium to help his clients achieve success. When not working in the business or serving as volunteer to further his lifetime goal of giving back to livestock agriculture he enjoys being horseback, playing golf and spending time with friends and family.
Darci Sachdeva Business Manager
Darci Sachdeva grew up in the small town ranching community of Absarokee, and her childhood included time working on the ranch, riding horses, playing basketball, being outdoors, and proudly serving in 4-H and FFA. Prior to embarking on her career in International Business, Ms. Sachdeva received her Bachelor of Science Major degree in Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts Minor degree in Asian Studies from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Like you, Darci has seen how technology innovations impact our lives over the years. With over three decades of experience in multiple industries and geographies she supports the Pelton Livestock team and our customers with the tools & technology that come with marketing “chores”. As Board Director for the Alliance of Technology and Women, sharing her experience and giving back to help middle school children and women achieve their full potential is a cause that she is passionate about. Darci makes her home between Montana and Dallas, enjoys raising her twins, and spending time with her family.
Chelsee Camblin Photography, Ad/Catalog/Website Design, Marketing
Born and raised in Northwest Colorado, Chelsee is a 4th generation ranch kid. She grew up raising and showing cattle at both state and national levels with her family. Growing up she was involved in 4H and FFA, along with the local judging team. In 2015 Chelsee moved up to Billings MT where she has been involved with the bull stud facilities in the area. Chelsee recognizes the need to share your agricultural story. With Pelton Livestock, she enjoys sharing the story of agriculture through pictures, digital marketing, and social media. In her free time, she enjoys traveling the country with her dog Ruger, and going back to CO where she helps on the family ranch.
Todd & Tanya Daniels Video Production, Internet Auctions
Todd was raised in the small ranching and farming community of Thermopolis Wyoming. Tanya grew up on a ranch in Northeastern Wyoming. Tanya and Todd attended Montana State University where they got their bachelor’s degrees (Todd in Animal & Range Science and Tanya in Ag-Business) and master’s degrees (both in Ruminant Nutrition). Todd worked in the animal nutrition industry for over 10 years while Tanya worked as a county extension agent first in Wyoming and then in Montana. In 2011, Todd and Tanya formed RanchWise LLC offering services to farmers and ranchers including rangeland monitoring, natural resource management, animal nutrition, conservation program assistance, and noxious weed control and management. They travel across Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota and South Dakota working with their customers to accomplish the goals those customers have for their farms and ranches. Todd and Tanya also work for Pelton Livestock Marketing producing videos, conducting conference calls, managing internet auctions and marketing livestock. Tanya & Todd have three children Torrin, Tel and Talen and live near Columbus, Montana.
Scott Friede Video Production
Mark Osterlund, PhD Technology
Mark Osterlund is an associate professor of biology at Rocky Mountain College (RMC). Prior employment experiences included: molecular geneticist in the Forensic and Counterterrorism Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Chief Operations Officer of Floating Islands International – a US-based developer of BioHaven Water Treatment technologies, and biology faculty at Mary Washington University. Mark Osterlund holds a bachelor of science degree from Clemson University, along with two Masters degrees and a PhD from Yale University. In addition to serving RMC, Dr. Osterlund provides website development for Local Livestock Media Group and the Ag Country Network. Mark also provides scientific consulting throughout China regarding water quality and appropriate remediation techniques.