Western Bison Association SHOW AND SALE December 3-5, 2020 – Ogden UT

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WESTERN BISON ASSOCIATION 22nd ANNUAL WILD WEST BUFFALO STAMPEDE SHOW AND SALE GOLDEN SPIKE EVENT CENTER December 3-5, 2020 Our Show and Sale is ON and we have a jam-packed weekend planned for you! Register ONLINE at www.westernbison.orgor by mail. $100 for two dinners and the full day of education. Host Hotel: Comfort Suites, Ogden … Read more

Ellen MacArthur Foundation – ways to participate

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has dedicated itself to the idea of local and recyclable fashion, foods, and other products. Please look at the following link for more ways to participate. The bison industry falls squarely into the category of – sustainable. The Foundation is looking for input and insight into what sustainable foods and food … Read more

More Funding for Meat Processing and Nonprofits

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Here is a link to an article posted by Leif Bakken of the Northern Ag Network that may be of interest to our Bison Producers: https://www.northernag.net/more-funding-for-meat-processing-and-nonprofits/

Article on boosting profits by direct-marketing beef from the Northern Ag Network

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Beef and bison meat producers may find this article from the Northern Ag Network interesting: Direct-Marketing Beef to Consumers Could Boost Sagging Profits | Northern Ag Network This spring, when wholesale beef prices reached record levels and shelves at the meat counter began to look a little bare, consumer interest in locally raised meat began … Read more

An Article Update on Packing Plant Capacity from the Northern Ag Network

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Bison and Cattle Meat Producers may find this article from the Northern Ag Network of interest: More Packing Capacity Coming to the Beef Industry | Northern Ag Network In the last few years, it’s become evident that the beef industry needs more processing capacity. That only became more clear this spring, when a bottleneck in … Read more

Learn About Direct Meat Marketing

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New Opportunity to Learn About Direct Meat Marketing | Northern Ag Network Farmers, ranchers or butcher who want to learn about direct marketing meat can participate in the new Western Meat School. The Niche Meat Processors Assistance Network (NMPAN) is excited to announce the new hybrid learning short course https://www.northernag.net/new-opportunity-to-learn-about-direct-meat-marketing/

Getting your foot in the door of farming

Here’s a great article on a program linking new farmers with those retiring and looking to pass on their farms to the next generation of American farmers: https://www.agriculture.com/farm-management/business-planning/getting-your-foot-in-the-door-of-farming?did=528310-20200527&utm_campaign=todays-news_newsletter&utm_source=agriculture.com&utm_medium=email&utm_content=052720&cid=528310&mid=34435678312

Farmers and Ranchers Eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

This information is from Northern Ag Network and we thought it should be shared with all Bison ranchers: Farmers and Ranchers Now Eligible for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Lawmakers reached an agreement Tuesday to allow agriculture to participate in the Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The agreement is part of a … Read more