Bison in the News

2021 Mycoplasma bovis Losses Eligible for Livestock Indemnity Program

2021 Mycoplasma bovis Losses Now Eligible for Livestock Indemnity Program Claims must be filed by February 28, 2022 The USDA Farm Service Agency issued a formal notice on January 19, 2022, announcing that bison death losses resulting from Mycoplasma bovis may be eligible for coverage under the agency’s Livestock Indemnity Program (LIP). The notice specified …
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New Year’s Resolution to Get Fit? Bison Is a Healthy Choice for People and Pets

WESTMINSTER, CO (January 7, 2022) – People resolving to get fit in 2022 don’t have to sacrifice great taste for quality nutrition when making bison part of their New Year’s diet, according to the director of the National Bison Association. “This is the time of year when a lot of people not only want to …
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USDA FSA working to include bison herds affected with Mycoplasma losses in livestock assistance programs

USDA FSA working to include bison herds affected with Mycoplasma losses in livestock assistance programs Carcass disposal assistance also available Producers Urged to Inform Local FSA Offices of Mycoplasma Related Death Losses Leadership at USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) have responded to a request from National Bison Association to find a new path for relief …
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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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