Bison in the News

USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat

December 9, 2020

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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National Bison Assn. Moves Winter Events to Rapid City

November 10, 2020

National Bison Assn. Moves Winter Events to Rapid City Bison Show and Sale, Membership Meeting Set for Feb. 18-20 WESTMINSTER, CO (November 10, 2020) – With the National Western Stock Show in Denver postponed for a year, the National Bison Association has teamed up with the Dakota Territory Buffalo Association (DTBA) to plan its annual
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Celebrate National Bison Day This Saturday, Nov. 7th

November 4, 2020

Celebrate National Bison Day This Saturday, November 7th   WESTMINSTER, CO (November 4, 2020) – This Saturday offers everyone an opportunity to rally around a symbol of national unity, as National Bison Day celebrates the cultural, historical and economic significance of our National Mammal, according to Dave Carter, executive Director of the National Bison Association.
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Twelve Senators Urge USDA to Approve Bison Meat Purchase

October 2, 2020

Twelve Senators Urge USDA to Approve Bison Meat Purchase (WESTMINSTER, CO, Oct. 2, 2020) — Twelve U.S. Senators, led by John Hoeven (R-ND) and Michael Bennet (D-CO) sent a letter yesterday to USDA Under Secretary Greg Ibach urging approval of the National Bison Association’s request for a $17 million purchase of bison meat under the
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Bison Producers Now Eligible for CFAP Payments

September 18, 2020

Bison Producers Now Eligible for CFAP Payments National Bison Assn. Welcomes News, Thanks Hill Allies for Support WESTMINSTER, CO (Sept. 18, 2020) – The National Bison Association welcomed USDA’s announcement today that bison producers are now eligible for relief under the second round of Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP-2) payments. “Bison producers now have the
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