Bison in the News

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 … Continued


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 … Continued


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 … Continued


USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat

USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat Agency OK’s Bison Industry Request for Section 32 Program Purchase WESTMINSTER, CO (Dec. 4, 2020) – Bison business leaders hailed today’s announcement from U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) that the agency had approved the National Bison Association’s request for a $17 million purchase of … Continued


National Bison Assn. Moves Winter Events to Rapid City

National Bison Assn. Moves Winter Events to Rapid City Bison Show and Sale, Membership Meeting Set for Feb. 18-20 WESTMINSTER, CO (November 10, 2020) – With the National Western Stock Show in Denver postponed for a year, the National Bison Association has teamed up with the Dakota Territory Buffalo Association (DTBA) to plan its annual … Continued