Blog

Bison Build Bridges with Urban Students

The agricultural community has long been concerned about the lack of understanding or concern from their city cousins. A common refrain among agricultural producers and others in Rural America is that “city people just don’t care about us.” The National Bison Association’s recent Junior Judging competition at the National Western Stock Show provided some refreshing
Read more…


Hybrid Vigor? Look Somewhere Else, Please

Ever have one on those moments when you read an article that makes you think: “What the ******* are they talking about????” Yeah, I had one of those moments this week. The article, published in a national political news website, was entitled FDA Doubles Down on Failed Biotech Regulation. There were a number of items
Read more…


Meat Without the Animal? Not a Great Idea

It takes quite a bit to shock me these days, but a recent quote by the CEO of one of the world’s largest meat producing and processing companies set me back on my heels. “If we can grow the meat without the animal, why wouldn’t we?,” this CEO said in a recent interview with Bloomberg
Read more…


Water Buffalo in Bison Clothing is Deceptive by any Measure

Some three decades ago, the small cluster of bison ranchers—or “buffalo ranchers” as many called themselves—sprinkled around the United States and Canada were privy to one of the best-kept secrets in the American food marketplace. That secret: The animals under their care produced an absolutely delicious, healthy meat. They were convinced that, once this secret
Read more…


Help Us Stop Deceptive Labeling in Pet Products

The National Bison Association needs your help in correcting the existing pet food labeling loopholes that allows companies to deceive their customers into believing that the water buffalo in their products is actually North American bison. The growing demand for bison ingredients in pet products is adding important value to the carcass price paid to
Read more…