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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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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