Dalrymple extends statewide fire emergency (press release)
Burn ban includes no agricultural or recreational burning, no bonfires or open barbeques.
Stay up-to-date on conditions with interactive drought conditions map.
North Dakota State Legislature
The 64th Legislative Assembly has begun its last phase
of the legislative session, which may conclude at the end of the month.
The House and Senate are working to reconcile those bills that passed differently out of their chambers.
Visit our legislative information page.
Dietary Guidelines comment period extended
Beef is a nutritional powerhouse.
Did you know beef has 10 essential nutrients in each serving?
Beef in an Optimal Lean Diet (BOLD) is a study that shows that eating lean beef can help lower cholesterol as part of a heart-healthy diet.
There are eight cuts of beef that carry the American Heart Association's Heart-Check mark.
Beef today compared to 30 years ago:
♦ External fat has decreased 80 percent.
♦ A sirloin steak contains
34 percent less fat.
♦ Half the fatty acids in beef are
mono-unsaturated -
the same heart-healthy
type of fat contained in olive oil.
The North Dakota Junior Beef Expo has moved!
June 26-27, 2015
North Dakota State Fairgrounds, Minot
The Junior Beef Expo is open to
youth 21 years old and younger
and members of 4-H, FFA or a breed association,
is for cattle only and is sanctioned with the
Junior Point Show Association.
The Junior Beef Expo will be held in conjunction with
Ward County Achievement Days' Ward County Shootout
on June 25-26.
The shootout will include pigs, sheep, goats and cattle and is also sanctioned by the Junior Point Show Association.
Click here for entry form and more information.
Employment Opportunities
The North Dakota Stockmen's Association has the following employment opportunities:
Part-time brand inspectors
Brand inspector positions are open at Kist Livestock in Mandan and Stockmen's Livestock in Dickinson.
Contact Stan Misek at (701) 223-2522 or smisek@ndstockmen.org
2014-15 Membership Contest

Thank you, Action Motor Sports of Mandan, for sponsoring
NDSA's 2014-15 Top Recruiter contest!
The person who recruits the most members from Sept. 1, 2014 to Aug. 31, 2015 will win a one year lease of a Polaris Ranger 570 side-by-side
similar to the one pictured to the left.
Click here for more information on the 2014-15 Top Recruiter Contest.


Upcoming Events
April 24 - Arbor Day
April 27 - Prime Rib Day
May 5 - Cinco de Mayo
May 10 - Mother's Day
May 25 - Memorial Day
June 2 - ND Junior Beef Expo entry deadline.
June 4 - District 3 Spring Roundup, Linton
June 5 - District 1 Spring Roundup, Fessenden
June 6 - NDSA's 86th Birthday
June 8 - District 4 Spring Roundup, Carson
June 9 - District 5 Spring Roundup, Killdeer
June 10 - District 2 Spring Roundup, Jamestown
June 11 - District 6 Spring Roundup, Washburn
June 26-27 - ND Junior Beef Expo, Minot - (New location at the fairgrounds)
Stock Talk
NDSA reports Thursday mornings on KDIX.
Comment Corner


North Dakota Stockmen's Association
407 S. 2nd St.
Bismarck, ND 58504
(701) 223-2522

Uniting, protecting, promoting, educating and serving North Dakota's beef cattle industry over 85 years.