Bison For Beginners (And Experienced)

Have you ever thought about raising bison but don’t know how to get started?

The Wisconsin Bison Producers Association is hosting a one-day conference for interested producers on Aug. 3 at W1930 Trout Ave. in Rib Lake.

Compeer Financial will talk about financing a new operation. Gallagher Fencing will demonstrate fencing techniques. USDA-NRCS will discuss funding programs for new farmers. Golden Sands Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc., a USDA partner, will present information about sustainable agriculture through grazing.

Sean Graese, will share his family’s story of growing from a small operation to one of the country’s largest integrated bison ranches. Bison producers will be on hand to share their experiences and answer questions about raising the national mammal.

Registration is free but required:

A delicious bison lunch will be served for $10/person. Kids under 8 are free. Need more information? Call or email Rebecca Ries at 920-923-2028