Minnesota Bison Association
Helping Members Successfully Raise and Promote Bison

Upcoming Bison Events & Workshops


Dakota Territory Buffalo Association Winter Conference and Sale

February 18, 2022 – February 19, 2022

Learn more at https://www.dakotabuffalo.com/

MnBA Spring Education Conference

March 18, 2022 – March 20, 2022

Join the MnBA as we "roam forward" with a weekend of education, networking, and good times during our 29th annual education conference! The conference is being cohosted by Double J Bison & Sky High Bison in Baldwin, Wisconsin. Please see the tentative agenda and accomodations list below.

Click here to Register Online!

Agenda Topics

  • Update from Dave Carter of the National Bison Association
  • Digital meat marketing panel featuring Kris Brown of Icon Meats & Alex Heim of Dakota Pure
  • Insurance & annuity options with Cece Ketcham of Life Financial Agency
  • What to look for when selecting breeding stock with Scott Assman of Dakota Pure
  • What are lenders looking for from bison ranchers? - Speaker TBD
  • Building drought resiliency with Dr. Yoana Newman of University of Wisconsin River Falls, local rancher Dave Forgerty & Randy Gilbertson, retired UW-Extension 
  • Turning bison wool into high-end products (demonstration)
  • An update from a processor with Wayne Lautsbaugh of Crescent Meats

*This is a tentative schedule & is subject to change*


Baymont Inn & Suites
805 Energy St
Baldwin, WI 54002
(715) 684-2700
Block: Mn Bison Association
Block Ends 2/18/21
Rates $84

Cobblestone Inn
500 Baldwin Plaza Drive
Baldwin, WI 54002
(715) 684-5888
Block: Mn Bison Association
Ends 2/18/22
Rates from $114

2022 International Bison Conference

July 12, 2022 – July 15, 2022

The Canadian Bison Association, in partnership with the Saskatchewan and the U.S. National Bison Associations is excited to host the International Bison Convention to celebrate the rich history and promising future of the bison industry. The convention is held in Canada every 10 years and will be held in Saskatoon on July 12-15, 2022. The event will welcome close to 800 delegates who are stakeholders in the bison community including producers, chefs, consumers, researchers, conservationists, marketers, and policy makers. Get all the details and register at https://bisonconvention2022.com/.