Stockmen's Foundation offers eight scholarships in 2016.
Deadline to apply is March 1.

Columbia trade good for beef producers
Cramer applauds Colombian decision
to remove barriers to U.S.-raised beef
If you didn't renew your North Dakota livestock brand by Dec. 31, we are now in a grace period where you still can renew it without someone else picking it up until Dec. 31, 2016.
If you have livestock branded, you need to renew your brand or proceeds of sale will be held at the auction market until it is renewed.
Brand renewal forms must be signed by all brandowners and sent in with the renewal fee of $25 per brand position.
Visit our brand renewal page for more information
February is National Heart Health month!
 Today, more than 65% of beef cuts sold at retail meet government standards for lean.
38 cuts of beef meet USDA guidelines for beef.



Obama vetoes WOTUS resolution >more
Government Accountability Office says
EPA violated Federal law to subvert public opinion >more
EPA broke the law with covert propaganda says watchdog >more
Nov. 5 - Senate votes to disapprove Waters of the U.S. rule  more>


Stockmen's Association welcomes new guidelines
The North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA) applauded the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services for the agencies’ efforts to assure that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released yesterday, were based on the latest nutrition evidence available.



Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent disease.
By law, no meat sold in the United States is allowed to contain antibiotic residues that violate
Food and Drug Administration standards.


Veterinary Feed Directive
Dr. Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University
livestock/stewardship specialist helps producers
understand what the directive means and
how it will be implemented.


What does the Trans-Pacific Partnership
mean for the cattle industry?


Upcoming Events
Feb. 9-10 - KFYR Agri-International, Bismarck
Feb. 10 - Ash Wednesday
Feb. 14 - Valentine's Day
March 1 - Young Cattlemen's Conference application deadline
March 1 - NDSF Scholarship application deadline
Stock Talk
NDSA reports Thursday mornings on KDIX.


North Dakota Stockmen's Association
407 S. 2nd St. * Bismarck, ND 58504