Minnesota Bison Association
Helping Members Successfully Raise and Promote Bison

Upcoming Bison Events & Workshops


Legends of the Fall Auction

November 27, 2020 – November 28, 2020

The 2020 MnBA Legends of the Fall Auction will take place Novemember 27th through the 28th at the Central Livestock Association in Albany, Minnesota.

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This year, the free Bison Fundamentals class will take virtually over Zoom on Friday, Nov. 27th. Join us later that evening for the Bountiful Banquet! Social begins at 5 p.m. and dinner will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. at Shady’s Hometown Tavern (451 Railroad Avenue; Albany, MN). The event will feature tasty food, judges’ award presentations and a whole lot of laughter!

The Legends of the Fall Auction will begin on Saturday, November 28th at 10 a.m. at the Central Livestock Association 34412 Co Rd 10, Albany, MN 56307). The auction is being called by Quality Auction Services. The breeding stock judged consignments will be sold first followed by the non-judged consignments.

Host hotel: Baymont Inn and Suites: 320-845-2145. Make reservations early as the hotel fills quickly. The special room rate is $70.

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Bison Fundamentals

November 27, 2020

Are you thinking about raising bison? Do you have questions? Do you want to hear from experienced ranchers? Join the MnBA for this free class! Due to COVID-19, Bison Fundamentals will take place virtually using Zoom.

Led by Vice President Dale Rengstorf, this bison 101 class will present diverse details, different features and "lessons learned" of raising and marketing magnificent bison. Come learn and connect with those who will be passing forward the knowledge they have gained over their years of raising and marketing bison.

Once registered for the event, a packet of information will be emailed to participants as the event gets closer. 

To register for free Bison Funadmentals class, please click here.


Participants are encouraged to also make reservations for the evening’s Bountiful Banquet at 6:30 p.m. to continue their education through networking.

To register for the Bountiful Banquet, please click here.