Bison in the News

Mexico Opens for U.S. Bison Meat Exports

May 18, 2020

Mexico Opens for U.S. Bison Meat Exports Dave Carter, 303.594.4420 – dcarter@bisonentral.com   May 18, 2020   Westminster, CO (May 18, 2020) – The National Bison Association welcomed the news on Friday that the Government of Mexico has formally opened its doors to import U.S. – produced bison meat into that country.   The move
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Eight Senators Urge USDA Assistance for Bison Ranchers

May 15, 2020

Eight Senators Urge USDA Assistance for Bison Ranchers May 15, 2020 WESTMINSTER, CO (May 15, 2020) – A bipartisan group of eight U.S. Senators, led by U.S. Sens. Tina Smith (D-MN) and Mike Rounds (R-SD), yesterday urged U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue to assure that bison producers will be included in the agricultural assistance package
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ND Ag. Commissioner Conveys Bison Industry CARES Act Request to USDA

April 16, 2020

Further Information: Dave Carter, 303.594.4420 – email Kevin Leier, 701.208.0440 – email April 16, 2020 ND Ag. Commissioner Conveys Bison Industry CARES Act Request to USDA Letter Outlines Specific Action To Assist Producers Impacted by COVID-19 WESTMINSTER, CO, (April 16, 2020) – National and North Dakota bison leaders today hailed the work of North Dakota
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Youth Test Skills on Eyeing Bison Quality

February 14, 2020

Youth Test Skills on Eyeing Bison Quality Junior Judging Competition Fosters New Bison producers DENVER, CO (February 12, 2020) – Forty five students wandered around the pens of bison late last week at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, peering intently at the animals, and jotting down notes, before standing before a panel of
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Perlmutter, Long Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Stop Deceptively Labeled Water Buffalo

February 7, 2020

Bison Ranchers Welcome Move to Enforce Truthful Labeling Washington, D.C. — U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter (D-CO) and Billy Long (R-MO) today introduced the Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act, which would stop water buffalo meat and food products from being marketed in a manner leading consumers to believe they are purchasing North American bison. “Americans have
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