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National Bison Association Announces Director of Communications and Outreach

Apr 5, 2018
DENVER, CO (April 5, 2018) – The National Bison Association (NBA) has added a part-time staff member to fill the newly created Director of Communications and Outreach position. Karen Conley, Box Elder, S.D., has been selected for the position and beg… View Article...

Yellowstone bison controversy leads to ongoing protests

Apr 5, 2018
Two people associated with Wild Buffalo Defense, an activist organization dedicated to “non-violent direct action” to prevent the killing of bison, were arrested for blockading a road in Yellowstone in efforts to stop the shipment of bison to b… View Article...

Problems and benefits of twin calves

Apr 4, 2018
In my practice I often hear producers complaining about twins, mainly because often the focus is on the problems they can present. However, research done on a twinner population over the last 10 years in the U.S. found there to be a definite economic&helli… View Article...

Producing clean bison genetics

Apr 4, 2018
Genetic research in wood bison may have wider implications for wildlife conservation and for the Canadian livestock industry. Scientists have developed tools using assisted reproductive technologies such as cryopreservation (freezing), artificial… View Article...

Bison finds way into European dining rooms

Apr 3, 2018
PONOKA, Alta. — Canadian bison has already tickled the palates of the Swiss and now the Irish are serving up burgers. The process of getting bison into the European Union has been eased with the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade… View Article...

Manitoba Bison Association Great Spirit Show and Event

Mar 31, 2018
Congratulations to all the winners! View Article...

Manitoba Bison Association- Great Spirit Show and Sale

Mar 30, 2018
The Manitoba Bison Association is hosting their annual Great Spirit Show & Sale and convention this weekend in Brandon, Manitoba. View Article...

From Healer To Healed: Bison Roam Northern Colorado Plains Again

Mar 28, 2018
On crisp, sunny morning in February, Jennifer Barfield threw large vegetable pellets from her car window. She was trying to lure a distant herd of bison closer. It worked. The large brown animals – also known as buffalo – came right up to the… View Article...

Banff Bison 101

Mar 28, 2018
What does it mean to have bison back in Canada’s first national park after they were missing from the wild for over a century? The arrival of 16 bison to the Panther Valley is an exciting conservation success-in-the-making for Banff and a new chapte… View Article...

Starting & Managing a Bison Operation Five Important Areas for Every Effective Bison Manager

Mar 27, 2018
The Manitoba Bison Association has a great article on their website titled "Ranchers Handbook". This is one the many great resources available online from the regional bison associations. View Article...