Bison in the News

Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship Now Accepting 2020 Applications

July 1, 2020

Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship Now Accepting 2020 Applications Westminster, CO (July 1, 2020) – The National Bison Association (NBA) has announced the 2020 Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship amid continued growth in consumer demand for healthy, natural bison meat. The Throlson American Bison Foundation is named after its founder, Dr. Ken Throlson, DVM, a
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New Data Shows Significant COVID-19 Impact on Bison Marketplace

June 22, 2020

New Data Shows Significant COVID-19 Impact on Bison Marketplace Comments Filed with USDA Show Losses Ample to Qualify for CFAP Relief WESTMINSTER, CO (June 22, 2020) — The economic disruption impacting nearly all sectors of the U.S. bison business far exceeds the threshold required to qualify bison producers for assistance being offered to agriculture through
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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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