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Baby Bison Are Being Flown To Siberia To Try To Save The Permafrost

May 3, 2018
The Pleistocene Park, in the wilds of Siberia, is trying to recreate the ecosystem of 20,000 years ago, in the hopes that the actions of grazing animals can help keep the ground from thawing and releasing billions of tons of carbon into the atmosphere. View Article...

Alberta bison ranchers earn Bill Lenton Memorial Award

May 3, 2018
Fort McMurray-area ranchers Brad and Carmen Ramstead are the latest to earn the Bill Lenton Memorial Award for their efforts on behalf of the Manitoba bison industry View Article...

Inside An Epic Experiment: Where The Buffalo Roam, Texas Agriculture Thrives

May 2, 2018
For a herd of animals that’s ultimately headed for the slaughterhouse, the bison on Roam Ranch are part of a remarkably warm and fuzzy fairytale. Less than a year ago, the 450 acres of Texas land that comprise the ranch were all but dead after a cen… View Article...

Bison Genetics- What can we learn from a bison tooth?

Apr 30, 2018
Bison Genetics- What can we learn from a bison tooth? View Article...

Case made for business plan

Apr 25, 2018
PONOKA, Alta. — About a quarter of Canadian farmers lack a written business plan even though it could increase profitability. A 2015 Ipsos Agriculture study called Dollars and Sense conducted in 2015 showed those with a written plan had a five times… View Article...

Wanuskewin Heritage Park campaign receives $500K donation from Mosaic

Apr 21, 2018
Wanuskewin’s “Thundering Ahead” capital campaign was launched in 2017 to raise $40 million for its renewed vision. View Article...

TRACE- Livestock Identification and Traceability Program

Apr 20, 2018
In 2006, federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture announced the need to develop a national agriculture and food traceability system, starting with livestock and poultry. An industry-government advisory committee was created to discuss&h… View Article...

Find It Friday- Research and Publications on the CBA Website

Apr 20, 2018
The CBA has been working hard to build the most comprehensive and up to date collection of resources for producers and consumers. We are privileged to have partnerships with researchers and institutes that share their work. Follow this link to the&hellip… View Article...

A Look Back- Fort St. John bison tops CWA sale Tuesday

Apr 20, 2018
As we gear up for another Canadian National Show & Sale, I thought it would be fun to look at the Western Producer report from 2017. A two-year-old bison bull consigned by XY Bison Ranch from Fort St. John, B.C. topped the Canadian National bison sale… View Article...

WEEKEND GETAWAY: Enjoy a unique getaway at bison ranch

Apr 18, 2018
Elkhead Ranch has a lot of history, scenic views and roaming bison and elk. It’s an adventure for those who enjoy spending time enjoying nature and wildlife. View Article...