Montana Stockgrowers Association

The National Park Service has approved Yellowstone's bison quarantine program.
National Park Service

Yellowstone National Park is moving forward with a plan to help create new herds of wild, genetically-pure bison across the country.

Bison carry brucellosis which causes miscarriage in cattle. Slaughtering bison who wander out of Yellowstone National Park to protect livestock has been a controversial management practice for decades. Superintendent Dan Wenk spoke out on the issue this week.

In a deal that coincides with President Donald Trump’s visit to Beijing this week, China’s largest online retailer says it will buy $200 million dollars worth of Montana beef over the next three years.