Bison in the News

Bison Scholarships Awarded to Three University Students

Throlson Bison Foundation Awards $15,000 in Financial Support   WESTMINSTER, CO (November 11, 2021) – Three emerging livestock industry leaders received welcomed financial support this month as they were named recipients of the 2022 Throlson American Bison Foundation scholarship.   The Throlson Foundation scholarship review committee reviewed numerous applications and narrowed it down to three …
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South Dakota State University Center of Excellence for Bison Studies Approves Eight Research Projects to Improve Understanding of All Things Bison

South Dakota State University Center of Excellence for Bison Studies Approves Eight Research Projects to Improve Understanding of All Things Bison RAPID CITY, S.D. – A new era in bison research formally began this week as the recently established Center of Excellence for Bison Studies funded eight projects to study topics ranging from ecosystem impact …
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Help Recruit Cosponsors for Truth in Buffalo Labeling Bill

Help Recruit Cosponsors for Truth in Buffalo Labeling Bill April 30, 2021   NBA members can help build support for the Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act by recruiting additional co-sponsors in both the U.S. Senate and House.   This legislation would prevent water buffalo products from being deceptively labeled as buffalo, which misleads consumers and negatively …
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Challenge Grants Fuel Opportunities to Double Support for Bison Center of Excellence

Challenge Grants Fuel Opportunities to Double Support for Bison Center of Excellence Bison Producers, Supporters Step Up with $146,000 in One Day People wanting to support the newly-chartered Center of Excellence(COE) for Bison Studies now have an opportunity to double the value of their contribution, thanks to two generous donors committing challenge grants to support …
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USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat

USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat Agency OK’s Bison Industry Request for Section 32 Program Purchase WESTMINSTER, CO (Dec. 4, 2020) – Bison business leaders hailed today’s announcement from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) that the agency had approved the National Bison Association’s request for a $17 million purchase of …
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