USDA to listen to Farmers on Impacts of COVID-19

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The U.S.D.A is hosting a virtual listening session new farmers and ranchers to find out how COVID-19 affected farming operations and to provide their input on USDA assistance. The virtual event takes place May 6, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Mountain time.  Complete information and registration is available through the link below. https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USDAFARMERS/bulletins/2d7cd48

Drought Series Offered by MSU Ranching Systems Team

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2021 Montana Drought Series From the Northern Ag Network: You may be interested in this information series presented by the MSU Ranching Systems Team.  This drought series includes speakers and topics like Cattle Management During Drought; by Dr. Megan Van Emon, Beef Cattle specialist.  Range Conditions and Grazing…and more. You’ll find the series here:  https://www.northernag.net/event/2021-montana-drought-series/2021-04-26/

The Carbon Conundrum

The Carbon Conundrum “Farmers and Ranchers might not have historically called it sequestering,” Clain Jones, Montana State University Extension Soil Fertility Specialist, explained, “it’s a newer term to combat climate change but they’ve been thinking ‘how do I build my soil organic matter?’ It turns out the two are synonymous.” The Biden Administration has made … Read more

National Bison Association News & Information For Immediate Release

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USDA Approves $17 Million Purchase of Bison Meat Agency OK’s Bison Industry Request for Section 32 Program Purchase Further Information: Dave Carter, Executive Director 303-594-4420 December 4, 2020 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 … Read more

Deep Creek Ranch Bison Sales

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Projected remaining sales for this year will include the following: 3 herd bulls @ 2200.00/ hd   4000.00/hd if hunted on the ranch. 27 open cows @ 1200.00/hd 5 open 2yr cows @ 1200/hd 4 yearling bulls @ 1450.00/hd For details please contact: Alan Oborny Manager, Deep Creek Ranch 785-623-7958 – mobile 406-466-3678 – office … Read more

Upcoming Bison Auctions- Nov 2020

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Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 1st Production Auction – John Trippy, Owner Online bidding closing 2:00 pm EST Friday November 20, 2020 Buffalo located at Wild Winds Buffalo Preserve, 6975 N. Ray Rd., Freemont Indiana. Selling 150+- Quality Buffalo including 40+- mixed yearlings; 40+- mixed 2 yr. olds, (heifers have been exposed to Kentucky Bison/Chief Joseph descendant … Read more

Montana Bison News Fall 2020

The fall version of the Montana Bison Association Newsletter is here!  Use this link to view, download and/or print the newsletter. Best regards, Julia