NDSA Annual Convention & Trade Show

 

The North Dakota Stockmen's Association convention is where staff and leaders get the direction they need to carry the issues and concerns of members to agencies, the legislature and the public. It is up to the membership to contribute its thoughts to the process.

Plan to attend the 2016 North Dakota Stockmen's Association Convention & Trade Show, which will be held Sept. 22-24, 2016, at the Holiday Inn Riverside in Minot, North Dakota.
     Room cost is $84.95 plus tax.
     Room block ends Sept. 7. Ask for the NDSA room block.
     To make reservations, call (701) 852-2504
 
The 2016 convention will include a Cattlemen's College, policy development sessions, educational speakers, a trade show, officer and director elections, member recognition and entertainment.
 
 Download pre-registration form.
 
Thank you to our sponsors!
 
Visit the trade show.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
87th Annual Convention & Trade Show
 
 
 
 
Sept. 22-24, 2016 * Holiday Inn Riverside, Minot
1400 E. Interchange Ave.
 
All times are Central
 
 
 
Thursday, September 22, 2016
 
 
9:00 a.m.
Golf Scramble & Hole-in-One Contest  
Wildwood Country Club, Burlington
8.32 miles northwest of Minot
 
  Contact Scott Ressler to sign up at (701) 391-7310
 
    Golf Scramble sponsored by Dow AgroScience, Stockmen's Supply and Stockmen's Supply West
    Hole-in-one prize sponsored by CATL Resources
 
 
11:00 a.m.
NDSA Board of Directors Meeting - Aegean Room 
 
 
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration - Convention Center Lobby
 
  Registration sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
 
 
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Trade Show Set-Up - Coliseum
 
 
2:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Cattlemen's College - Exhibition/Rhodes Room 
 
Tim Andriesen, CME Group - Futures Market Contract Revision
 
Marcus Brix, CattleFax - Market Trends & Forecast
 
Randy Martinson and Amy Ryan, Martinson Risk Management - Marketing Alternatives for Cattle
 
  Cattlemen's College sponsored by Zoetis
  Cattlemen's College refreshments sponsored by Minot Convention & Visitors Bureau
 
 
6:00 p.m.
Trade Show Social - Coliseum
 
  Social sponsored by Arvig, Farm & Ranch Guide and First Community Credit Union
 
 
7:00 p.m.
Supper - Coliseum Room
Supper sponsored by DeHaan,Grabs & Associates, Inc., NDSU Carrington and Central Grasslands Research Extension Centers,
NDSU Dickinson & Hettinger Research Extension Centers,
Northern Pulse Growers Association and SweetPro Premium Supplements
 
8:00 p.m.
Ice Cream Social - Coliseum 
Social sponsored by Giant Rubber Water Tanks
 
 
 
 
Friday, September 23, 2016
 
 
7:30 a.m.
Breakfast - Coliseum
Complimentary Continental Breakfast for convention registrants
 
Breakfast sponsored by Holiday Inn Riverside
 
 
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Trade Show - Coliseum 
 
 
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration - Convention Center Lobby
 
  Registration sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
 
 
8:45 a.m.
Opening General Session - Exhibition/Rhodes Room
 
Call to Order - President Steve Brooks
Presentation of Colors - Pat Artz and Dave Petry
National Anthem - Minot State University Singers
President's Message - President Steve Brooks
 
   Doorprizes sponsored by North Dakota Bankers Association
 
"Riding for the Brand" Recognition
Executive Vice President Report - Julie Ellingson
North Dakota CattleWomen Greeting - Jolyn Wasem
 
 
Trade Show Refreshment Break - Coliseum
 
  Refreshments sponsored by Central Livestock and North Central Feed & Seed
 
 
10:30 a.m.
Exhibition/Rhodes Room
 
Speaker presentation:
 
Tracy Brunner, National Cattlemen's Beef Association president
 
Nominating Committee Reports - Committee Chairmen
Floor Nominations of Officers & Directors
Candidates' Forum 
 
  Doorprizes sponsored by Merial
 
 
12:00 p.m.
Buffet Lunch - Coliseum
Pay as you go.
 
 
12:00-1:00 p.m.
Feeder Council Business Meeting - Aegean Room
 
 
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Ag Policy Committee Meeting - Exhibition/Rhodes Room
Feeding & Marketing Committee Meeting - Mediterranean Room
Research & Education Committee Meeting - Ionian Room
 
  Refreshments sponsored by K2S Engineering, Inc., and Northern Plains Equipment
 
 
1:45 p.m.
Resolutions Committee Meeting - Aegean Room
 
  Refreshments sponsored by Cattlecents Consulting
 
 
3:15- 5:15 p.m.
Animal Health Committee Meeting - Exhibition/Rhodes Room
Environmental Issues Committee Meeting - Ionian Room
Brand & Theft Committee Meeting - Mediterranean Room
 
  Refreshments sponsored by K2S Engineering, Inc., and Northern Plains Equipment
 
 
6:00 p.m.
Social - Ionian/Mediterranean Room
  
  Social sponsored by Agri-Clear, Inc., Biozyme, Inc., and River Ag, Inc.
 
 
7:00 p.m.
Supper & Fundraising Auction - Coliseum
 
  Supper sponsored by American Simmental Association, Dakotaland Feeds, LLC, Enbridge and First International Bank & Trust
 
8:00 p.m.
Comedy by Russ Stolnack
 
  Entertainment sponsored by Dakota Community Bank & Trust, Elanco, Leedstone and M&M Ag Sales & Services
 
  Doorprizes sponsored by Merial Animal Health and Range Magazine
 
 
 
 
 
Saturday, September 24, 2016
 
 
7:30 a.m.
Resolutions Committee Meeting - Aegean Room
 
 
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration - Convention Center Lobby
 
  Registration sponsored by Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Coffee sponsored by Semi -Trailer Sales & Leasing, Inc., and Sunnyside Feeds
 
 
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
North Dakota CattleWomen Silent Auction - Convention Center Lobby
 
 
8:15 a.m.
General Session - Exhibition/Rhodes Room
 
Pledge of Allegiance
  Photography Contest Winners Announcement
 
Photography Contest sponsored by Alltech and Tri-State Livestock News
 
 
Speaker Presentations:
 
John Lundeen, NCBA Senior Executive Director of Market Research
 
Steve Dittmer, Agribusiness Freedom Foundation Executive Vice President
 
  Speaker sponsored by Bayer Animal Health, Dakota Global Group, Highline Manufacturing, Ltd., and Multimin USA
 
 Refreshment Break - Ionian/Mediterranean Room 
 
Bruce Vincent - Third-Generation Logger
Speaker sponsored by American Angus Association
 
 
   Refreshments sponsored by CATL Resources, CHS Nutrition, Liphatech, Inc., Select Sires and USDA Wildlife Services
   Doorprizes sponsored by North Dakota Red Angus Association
   Online broadcasting sponsored by DVAuction, Inc.
 
 
11:15 a.m.
Mentoring Program Meeting - Aegean Room
 
 
12:00 p.m.
Foundation Luncheon - Coliseum 
 North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation Scholarship Presentations - Jason Zahn
Beef Quality Assurance Program Recognition 
Convention Intern Recognition
Mentoring Program Recognition
Region VII Enviromental Stewardship Recognition
      
  Foundation Luncheon sponsored by North Dakota Beef Commission and North Dakota Corn Council
 
 
1:30 p.m.
Closing Session - Exhibition/Rhodes Room
Committee Reports
Adoption of Resolutions
Officer and Director Elections
 
Refreshment Break - Ionian/Mediterranean Room
 
  Refreshments sponsored by Genex Hawkeye West and Quality Liquid Feeds
 
Retiring Director Presentations
Membership Drive Awards & Bull Bucks Drawing
  Membership Prize sponsored by Envision Cooperative
  Doorprizes sponsored by North Dakota Red Angus Association
 
 
5:30 - 10:00 p.m.
Kids' Corral - Aegean Room
 
  Kids' Corral sponsored by Agweek
 
 
6:00 p.m.
Social - Ionian/Mediterranean Room
        
   Social sponsored by Cattle Business Weekly, Hubbard Feeds and Merck Animal Health
 
 
7:00 p.m.
Annual Banquet - Coliseum 
Master of Ceremonies - Pete Best
Invocation - Jolyn Wasem
 
North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation Wine & Product Auction
 
Banquet Speaker:
 
Dr. Rick Rigsby, "Making An Impact"
 
Speaker sponsored by Haugen Sales & Leasing, Inc., Image Printing, Korral Supply, Inc., Neogen-GeneSeek,
North Dakota Farm Credit Services, Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC and Red Trail Energy, LLC.
 
Honorary Member, Rancher of the Year, Environmental Stewardship and Employee Service Awards
 
  Certified Angus Beef sponsored by North Dakota Angus Association
  Rancher of the Year sponsored by - Wells Fargo
  Environmental Stewardship Award sponsored by the North Dakota Game & Fish Department
 
Live radio broadcasting of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association's
87th Annual Convention & Trade Show sponsored by American Ag Network
 
Convention program printing sponsored by North Dakota State University Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory and
Stockmen's Livestock Exchange
 
Revised 9/14/16
 
 
Future Convention Dates & Locations
 
Sept. 21-23, 2017
Baymont Inn & Suites
Fargo, North Dakota
Sept. 13-15, 2018
Ramkota Hotel
 Bismarck, North Dakota
2019, Minot, North Dakota
2020, TBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

North Dakota Stockmen's Association
87th Annual Convention & Trade Show
Sept. 22-24
Holiday Inn Riverside, Minot, N.D.
 
 
We are grateful to our sponsors.
 
 
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

 

 
  
  GOLD 
 
 
 
Farm & Ranch Guide
 
 
 
 
 
  SILVER  
 
 
 
Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
 
CATL Resources
 
Dakota Community Bank & Trust
 
Dakotaland Feeds, LLC
 
Dow AgroScience
 
DVAuction, Inc.
 
Elanco
 
Envision Cooperative
 
First Community Credit Union
 
Giant Rubber Water Tanks
 
Hubbard Feeds
 
North Dakota Beef Commission
 
North Dakota Corn Council
 
North Dakota Game & Fish Department
 
Stockmen's Livestock Exchange
 
Stockmen's Supply
 
Stockmen's Supply West
 
Zoetis
 
 
 
 
 
  BRONZE  
 
 
AgriClear, Inc.
 
Agweek 
 
American Ag Network
 
American Simmental Association
 
Arvig
 
Bayer Animal Health
 
Biozyme, Inc.
 
Cattle Business Weekly
 
CHS Nutrition
 
Dakota Global Group
 
DeHaan, Grabs and Associates, LLC.
 
Enbridge
 
First International Bank & Trust
 
Haugen Sales & Leasing
 
Highline Manufacturing Ltd.
 
Image Printing
 
K2S Engineering, Inc.
 
Korral Supply, Inc.
 
Leedstone
 
Liphatech, Inc.
 
M&M Ag Sales & Services
 
Merck Animal Health
 
Merial
 
Minot Convention & Visitors Bureau
 
Multimin USA
 
Neogen-GeneSeek
 
North Dakota Department of Agriculture
 
North Dakota Farm Credit Services
 
North Dakota Red Angus Association
 
NDSU Dickinson & Hettinger Research Extension Centers
 
NDSU Carrington & Central Grasslands Research Extension Centers
 
NDSU Veterinary Diagnostics Laboratory
 
North Central Feed & Seed
 
Northern Plains Equipment
 
Northern Pulse Growers Association
 
Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC.
 
Quality Liquid Feeds
 
River Ag, Inc.
 
Select Sires
 
Semi-Trailer Sales & Leasing, Inc.
 
Sunnyside Feeds
 
SweetPro Premium Supplements
 
Tri-State Livestock News
 
USDA Wildlife Services
 
Wells Fargo
 
 
 
 
 
  SUPPORTER  
 
 
Alltech
 
American Angus Association
  
Cattlecents Consulting, Inc.
 
Central Livestock
 
Genex Hawkeye West
 
Holiday Inn Riverside
 
North Dakota Angus Association
 
North Dakota Bankers Association
 
Range Magazine
 
Red Trail Energy, LLC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

North Dakota Stockmen's Association * 407 S. 2nd St. * Bismarck, ND 58504 * 701-223-2522 * ndsa@ndstockmen.org