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The term for Dr. Roy Lewis, BPA Director in the South Region of Alberta, will end in March.  A new Director will be elected at our AGM being heldon March 18 in Ponoka. (The South Region is the region covered by the counties of Clearwater / Ponoka /Flagstaf… View Post
Roger Van Haren, Chair of the Bison Producers of Alberta, was invited to give an interview on live TV - BNN Directions - on August 22nd. The interviewer, in Toronto, asked a variety of questions about our bison and the commodity of bison meat. The followin… View Post
It was the third year for the Elk Island Bison Festival, and it was certainly the best – especially the weather. The Park estimates that over 4,000 people came through the park gates the day of the Festival. The theme was a “Celebration of Conservation, C… View Post
From BPA Director, Doreen Neilley -  The meeting went better than I was expecting. I think the group has a real chance to create some strong, USEFUL, recommendations for the Government on Education, Training and Certification.   We heard a number of pres… View Post
For the first time in its history, Syncrude has shut down all three of its cokers and all remaining employees from its operations north of Fort McMurray. However, that means the company’s herd of 300 wood bison must be left behind. “Syncrude has left as m… View Post
CONGRATULATIONS to Brian and Amanda Newton in winning the Wildrose Raffle for a beautiful 2015 Heifer Calf, donated by Elk Valley Ranches.  'She will be a great addition to our herd", they said. View Post
Measuring, Planning and Talking to the Banker By Jill Steenbergen, January 2016   Measuring Being able to understand your farm’s financial statements and where your strengths and weaknesses lie (from an accounting standpoint) helps you to have intelli… View Post
Coalition meeting paves the way for unified agriculture industry approach to upcoming provincial government Bill 6 consultations The newly formed crop and livestock sector coalition is pleased to announce that their January 22nd meeting was an unpreceden… View Post
At the Annual General Meeting held during the Wildrose Convention on March 14th, four new Directors were elected to the Board of the Bison Producers of Alberta Association.  Voted in were Steven Lunty in the South Region, Neil Hochstein and Neil McAllister… View Post

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