Twelve U.S. Senators are urging USDA to approve a request from the National Bison Association (NBA) to purchase $17 million of bison meat under the Section 32 program. The association cites an oversupply of harvest-ready animals, along with drought conditions in the heart of bison territory, as the primary reasons. Congressional members add the purchase would provide needed stability and market relief for bison producers in the current COVID-19 environment. Read the full NBA press release.
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