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 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?


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