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SAVE THE DATE- 2018 Canadian Bison Association Convention and Canadian National Show & Sale

Jun 29, 2018
Please mark down these dates for the 2018 Canadian Bison Association Convention and Canadian National Show & Sale View Article...

Highlight Your Bison Business – Purchase Tarp Space at the Canadian National Show & Sale

Jun 26, 2018
The Canadian Bison Association and the Canadian National Show & Sale committee are pleased to sell ONE advertising space in the video pen for the National Show & Sale. View Article...

Chef’s Series at Taste of Saskatchewan- July 17-22

Jun 19, 2018
July 17 - July 22 Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan Chef's Series at Taste of Saskatchewan The Chef’s Series is a black box style culinary competition in which top chefs compete to cook dishes featuring Saskatchewan-grown food products. This e… View Article...

Bison ranch keeps tabs on health of species at risk

Jun 13, 2018
Merek Wigness stands in front of one of the stewardship program signs installed on his farm. | Submitted photo The Wigness family knows all about the important relationships between their bison and species at risk. They’ve been ranching southwest o… View Article...

Baby bison stuck in badger hole saved by rancher

Jun 12, 2018
What do you do when a baby bison gets stuck in a badger hole? This was an unexpected question rancher Derrick Schaefer had to answer in early May. He'd been watching a particular bison cow and its four-day-old calf on his farm in west-central… View Article...

Elk Island National Park honours its main attraction

Jun 12, 2018
The spotlight was on bison at Elk Island National Park's fifth annual Bison Festival. The event on Saturday (June 2) focused on educating visitors about the bison, as well as their history, habits and cultural significance to Indigenous peoples.&hel… View Article...

Bison prices increase with better access

Jun 8, 2018
Prices for Canadian bison are slowly gaining ground as the industry continues to try and expand its global footprint. While the United States remains Canada’s largest export market, efforts have been made to increase access to Mexico, Europe and so… View Article...

To Preserve The Species, Eat It

Jun 4, 2018
A decade ago, Leawood native Amy Dunn was living in Kansas City, Missouri, and selling books at Barnes & Noble. And even though she was apprenticing as a horse trainer, she was no more country than a suburban horse. Her boyfriend, Michael Billings, wa… View Article...

Scientific literature on ‘all things bison’ compiled in new online database

May 29, 2018
The National Bison Assn. unveiled May 25 a new comprehensive database of scientific literature relating to bison health, nutrition, genetics and other information. “This new online database is designed to be the go-to site for anyone conducting res… View Article...