NDSA Convention & Trade Show

Thanks to convention participants who helped make the 85th Annual Convention & Trade Show a successs!


Members participated in a personality test at the Cattlemen's College, adopted policy at committee meetings, enjoyed a beefy taste of the islands at Friday night's Luau, elected officers and directors, honored members for their accomplishments at the annual banquet and topped off the evening with an inspriational talk by Josh Sundquist.


Thank you sponsors and trade show exhibitors.

All Breeds Cattle Tour
All Breeds Cattle Tour to be held in south central North Dakota on Oct. 10.
The tour is free to attend and provides a great opportunity for cattle enthusiasts to gather, spend the day visiting, looking at cattle and making connections.
Schedule and featured ranches.
Tomorrow's Top Hands Beef Leadership Summit
This inaugural leadership and team-building event will be held Oct. 16-18, at the Holiday Inn in Fargo.

The event is open to youth ages 16-20 who have an interest in the beef industry.

Topics will include effective communication, teamwork, advocacy, media training, college and career prep, and more.

Ditch the Rule
New definition of Waters of the United States (WOTUS)
will increase burdens and costs for producers.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Corps of Engineers have proposed to change the definition of "waters of the United States."
Submit comments to oppose the rule before Oct. 20.
Just released:
North Dakota Conservation Ballot Initiative
The Clean Water, Wildlife and Parks Initiative
This misleadingly named
conservation ballot initiative is wrong for North Dakotans.
     ♦ It is driven by out-of-state special interest groups.
     ♦ It creates a lack of flexibility regarding the use of state
     ♦ It creates a biased advisory board.
     ♦ It mandates $4.8 billion in conservation spending over the
        next 25 years.
     ♦ It does not provide clear details about how the money will
        be spent.
     ♦ It would be the first-ever funding measure enshrined in the
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Upcoming Events
Oct. 4 - 3rd Annual Beefin' It Up - Fuel for the Finish 5K/10K run, 5K Walk & Kids Fun Run, Mandan
Oct. 10 - All Breeds Cattle Tour, Jamestown
Oct. 20 - WOTUS comment deadline
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