NDSA Convention & Trade Show

Make plans to attend the 85th NDSA Annual Convention & Trade Show, Sept. 25-27
Grand Dakota Lodge, Dickinson
The NDSA Convention headquarters, the Grand Dakota Lodge, is filling up fast, so make your reservations soon! The number for the Grand Dakota Lodge is (701) 483-5600.

The names and phone numbers for some nearby hotels are listed below for some other lodging options:

Astoria Hotel & Event Center: (701) 456-5000
We have a block of rooms reserved at the Astoria Hotel & Conference.
Queen & king rooms are $119 plus tax and will be held until Sept. 21.

Best Western Plus Heritage Hotel & Suites: (701) 456-8400

Comfort Inn: (701) 264-7300

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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
Sept. 22 - Tomorrow's Top Hands Leadership Summit registration deadline.
NDSA headquarters will be closed during this time.
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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