Recognition & Awards


Rancher of the Year

The Rancher of the Year is awarded to a producer who raises quality cattle and is well respected in their community.

2020 - Jeff Renner, St. Anthony


Honorary Membership

2020 recipients - Dr. Llewellyn (Lee) Manske

  Dan Rorvig, McVille                       


Environmental Stewardship Award


Top Hand

The Top Hand Award is the NDSA's highest honor.

2020 Recipient - Richard C. Tokach, St. Anthony


Honorary Brand Inspector

2020 Recipient - Cary Hande, Bowman


Riding for the Brand Award

In recognition of 65 years of membership.

Cornerstone Bank, New Town

McIntosh County Bank, Ashley

Southwest Grain Cooperative, Dickinson

Glenn. Moore & Sons, Forbes