2022 National Bison Day – Nov. 5th

  WESTMINSTER, CO (November 3, 2022) The first Saturday in November 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. The American bison is at home in a wide variety of climates across the continent, with herds …
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National Bison Association Regenerative Bison Field Day Pleasant Valley Preserve – Union, IL – October 15th

National Bison Association Regenerative Bison Field Day Pleasant Valley Preserve – Crystal Lake, IL – October 15th October 3, 2022 (Crystal Lake, IL) – The National Bison Association (NBA), in cooperation with Ruhter Bison LLC and the Illinois/Indiana Bison Association, will hold its third Regenerative Bison Ranching Field Day in Union, IL on Saturday, October …
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Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship Now Accepting Applications!

Westminster, CO (July 1, 2022) -The National Bison Association (NBA) has announced the 2022 Throlson American Bison Foundation Scholarship, an annual scholarship that supports students pursuing studies related to the American bison.   The Throlson American Bison Foundation is named after its founder, Dr. Ken Throlson, DVM, a pioneer of the modern bison business and …
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July is National Bison Month!

July is National Bison Month! Celebrate the United States National Mammal throughout the Month July 1, 2022 (Westminster, CO) – The National Bison Association (NBA) kicked off National Bison Month today. As part of the celebration, consumers are encouraged to add this uniquely American, delicious, humanely-raised, supremely healthy protein to their regular diets. The American Bison, …
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National Bison Association Names New Executive Director

National Bison Association Names New Executive Director   Westminster, CO (May 6, 2022) – The National Bison Association (NBA) selected Jim Matheson as their new executive director this week. Matheson replaces Dave Carter, who recently resigned as executive director after serving in that position for 20 years. Matheson has served as assistant director at the …
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Earth Day and the American Bison – A Perfect, Regenerative Fit

For Immediate Release Further Information: Jim Matheson, Interim Executive Director National Bison Association jim@bisoncentral.com 303-292-2833, ext. 101 Westminster, CO         Earth Day and the American Bison – A Perfect, Regenerative Fit Westminster, CO (April 22, 2022) – On this 2022 Earth Day, as we celebrate Mother Earth and her natural majesty, the …
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National Bison Association Receives Grant to Develop Regenerative Bison Field Days

Westminster, CO (April 21, 2022) – The National Bison Association (NBA) is kicking off its partnership with the North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCSARE) center at the University of Minnesota this month. The NBA will be working with NCSARE to facilitate two years’ worth of bison field day workshops exhibiting holistic and regenerative …
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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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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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