RMBA Events

Upcoming Events

2022 Fall Ranch Tour & Social

Saturday, September 24, 2022

Enjoy a tour of Durham Bison Ranch, learn from their holistic management presentation, and catch up with your bison industry friends!

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The Larry Higgins Bison Junior Judging Contest

This annual contest, hosted by the National Bison Association and RMBA, provides an opportunity for participants 8-21 years of age to judge bison and compete for scholarship prizes.

Learn more and/or register here.

Bison Conference

2019 Spring Conference

Join us in the spring for our annual bison conference where we bring in speakers to present on various educational topics, such as:

  • Environmental Management (soil, land, drought, etc.)
  • Bison Care (vet, handling, vaccinations, etc.)
  • Business & Finance for Ranching (bison financing, business plans, etc.)
  • Industry News (nutrition, legislation, etc.)

We also hold our annual general membership meeting during the conference, including annual elections for our Board of Directors.

Bison Ranch Tour

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Join us in the fall for our annual bison ranch tour(s) where we select 1-3 bison ranches in a particular location to tour. During these visits, you’ll see how each rancher has addressed:

  • Handling Facilities
  • Fencing
  • Food & Water Management
  • Pasture Management

Tours include opportunities for questions & answers with the ranch managers and a bison BBQ or meal.

Previous Events

  • March 5, 2022: Spring conference in Fort Collins, CO
  • September 11, 2021: Tour of Prairie Ridge Buffalo Ranch near Limon, CO
  • June 27-29, 2021: NBA & RMA Summer Conference in Cheyenne, CO
  • March 7, 2020: Spring conference in Westminster, CO
  • September 15, 2019: Tour of Brush Meat Processors in Brush, CO and Monkey Ranch near Kimball, NE
  • March 2-3, 2019: Spring conference in Westminster, CO
  • September 8, 2018: Tour of Beaver Creek Buffalo Ranch near Goodland, KS
  • March 2-3, 2018: Spring conference in Westminster, CO
  • August 18-19, 2017: Tour of Big Heart Bison Ranch and Platte River Power Authority Rawhide Energy Station herds in northern Colorado
  • March 17-18, 2017: Spring conference in Loveland, CO