Bison in the News

Workshop Set for Farmers’ Marketers

April 5, 2018

Workshop Set for Farmers’ Marketers Bison Association Seeks to Strengthen Producers’ Direct Marketing Skills Increasing profitability of farmers’ market booths, on-farm stores and agritourism enterprises will be the focus of a special training workshop for bison producers and other growers at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 13, at the Upland Brewing Co. in Bloomington, IN. Hosted
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National Bison Association Announces Director of Communications and Outreach

April 5, 2018

National Bison Association Announces Director of Communications and Outreach DENVER, CO (April 5, 2018) – The National Bison Association (NBA) has added a part-time staff member to fill the newly created Director of Communications and Outreach position. Karen Conley, Box Elder, S.D., has been selected for the position and began working with the current staff
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USDA Adjusts 2018 Livestock Indemnity Rates on Bison; Still No Word on 2017

March 13, 2018

USDA Adjusts 2018 Livestock Indemnity Rates on Bison; Still No Word on 2017 The USDA Farm Service Agency has formally implemented a revised compensation level for bison claims in 2018, with the rates more than double the previous levels. However, the agency has not yet responded to the National Bison Association’s request to adjust the
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National Bison Association 2018 Jr. Judging Contest Winners Announced

January 23, 2018

National Bison Association 2018 Jr. Judging Contest Winners Announced Winners Hail from Colorado, Kansas, Texas, South Dakota DENVER—Young people ages 8 to 21 competed Jan.17, for $3,600 in individual scholarships, plaques and bragging rights at the National Bison Association’s (NBA) Tenth Annual Junior Judging Contest.  Taking top honors and a $1,500 scholarship provided by the
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Bison Business Notches Record Strength, Growth in 2017

January 5, 2018

With a record year of profitability and stability coming to a close, bison producers are mapping out plans for continued growth in 2018 by expanding efforts to connect with consumers and bringing new producers into the fold, according to Dave Carter, executive director of the National Bison Association. “Six months ago, the National Bison Association
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