Cinco de Mayo
May 5
 
Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's celebration of their victory in the battle of Pueblo in 1862.
 
Americans also celebrate Mexican culture and heritage by cooking Mexican cuisine..
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The month of May is all about beef.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
22nd Annual
North Dakota Junior Beef Expo
 
June 24-25 - Minot, N.D.
 
Entry forms & show information are in the mail!
Enter by June 2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Happy Mother's Day!
May 8
 
A mother's love is the heartbeat of her family -
Her love is unconditional and everlasting.
 
Thanks to all Mothers on this special day!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 The 2016 North Dakota Brand Record
is now available.
 
The new brand book contains information regarding the more than 18,000 brands renewed during North Dakota's
recent brand renewal period. A CD is also available.
 
The 2016 North Dakota Brand Book is now online!
 
If you didn't renew your North Dakota livestock brand, a grace period is in place so you still can renew it without someone else picking it up until Dec. 31, 2016.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The North Dakota Stockmen's Association will be hosting the 2016 International Livestock Identification Association Annual Conference July 17-20 in Fargo.
 
The conference is intended for brand officials and other interested staakeholders, and you are invited to attend.
Pre-register by June 1 to take advantage of discounted rates.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The 30-day Protein Challenge is back - are you ready?
 
Sign up for the 30-day Protein Challenge and feel the difference!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Make plans to attend the North Dakota Stockmen's Association Spring Roundup series,
"Protecting the investment."
 
The roundups are open to the
public and free to attend.
 
Spring Roundup dates are June 1-3 and 6-8.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has changed federal laws regarding the use of antibiotics in feed for livestock.
 
Changes go into effect Jan. 1, 2017
 
What does this mean to producers and
steps to prepare for the change.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Antibiotics
 
Antibiotics are used to treat or prevent disease.
 
By law, no meat sold in the United States is allowed to contain antibiotic residues that violate Food and Drug Administration standards.
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

What does the Trans-Pacific Partnership
mean for the cattle industry?
>more
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
      
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
May 8 - Mother's Day
 
May 28 - National Hamburger Day
 
May 30 - Memorial Day
 
June 2 - Junior Beef Expo registration deadline
 
June 1 - District 5 Spring Roundup, Amidon
 
June 2 - District 2 Roundup, Montpelier
 
June 3 - District 1 Roundup, Devils Lake
 
June 6 - NDSA Birthday
 
June 6 - District 6 Spring Roundup, Wildrose
 
June 7 - District 4 Spring Roundup, St. Anthony
 
June 8 - District 3 Spring Roundup, Menoken
 
June 20 - Annual Brand Inspectors Meeting
 
June 21 - NDSA Feedlot Tour
 
June 24-25 - ND Junior Beef Expo in conjunction with the Ward County Shootout, Minot 
 
 
Stock Talk
 
NDSA reports Thursday mornings on KDIX.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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