Bison in the News

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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Help Recruit Cosponsors for Truth in Buffalo Labeling Bill

Help Recruit Cosponsors for Truth in Buffalo Labeling Bill April 30, 2021   NBA members can help build support for the Truth in Buffalo Labeling Act by recruiting additional co-sponsors in both the U.S. Senate and House.   This legislation would prevent water buffalo products from being deceptively labeled as buffalo, which misleads consumers and negatively …
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Challenge Grants Fuel Opportunities to Double Support for Bison Center of Excellence

Challenge Grants Fuel Opportunities to Double Support for Bison Center of Excellence Bison Producers, Supporters Step Up with $146,000 in One Day People wanting to support the newly-chartered Center of Excellence(COE) for Bison Studies now have an opportunity to double the value of their contribution, thanks to two generous donors committing challenge grants to support …
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