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Posted 04/17/2023

Member Alert

North Dakota Stockmen’s Association Member Update:

April 17, 2023


Ground breaks for new Stockmen’s headquarters

April 17, 2023, is a historic day for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA), the North Dakota Stockmen’s Foundation (NDSF) and the state’s cattle producers. The first ground was broken for the organizations’ new headquarters building in north Bismarck today.


The NDSA and NDSF have been working together on this project for many years, following a directive passed by NDSA members at the convention in 2015. The NDSA purchased the lot at 4520 Ottawa Street in 2021. The NDSF is building the new industry headquarters on that site with a lease-to-own agreement with the NDSA.


The new headquarters will be approximately 10,000 square feet. In addition to its modern and ADA-compliant features, the building will also include, for the first time, professional space for its law enforcement team and brand renewal staff, ground-level storage and a spacious board room and attached kitchen that will accommodate the groups’ business meetings and other functions. The parking lot will facilitate those traveling with pickups and trailers. Northwest Contracting is overseeing the work. Completion is expected in eight months to a year. To learn more about the project, click here.


The NDSA’s strength lies in its members, whose unity and collaboration give the North Dakota cattle industry a stronger and more effective voice. Similarly, a successful Building Campaign is the result of a combined effort from many supporters. Thank you to all who have contributed to this project already and who have made today’s milestone a reality.


Every gift is important and appreciated. If you are interested in being a part of this critical and historic project, contact the office at (701) 223-2522 or click here. Contributions can be made once or over time.


NDSA members were proud to erect the current building (and first owned headquarters) in 1974, and the facility has served the organization very well over those nearly 50 years. Over that time, the organization has grown not only in members, but in responsibilities and services. Additionally, the NDSF was launched and maintains a significant charitable portfolio, which augments the NDSA’s work and helps provide hope and opportunity for the state’s cattle industry through projects such as scholarships, research and disaster relief.


Congratulations on this milestone, NDSA members! Your vision is coming to life!