Stockmen's Association raises concern of FMD risk in Namibian proposal.
Stockmen's Association submits comments on Namibian proposal.

2016-17 North Dakota Cattle Directory
* NDSA members get free listing.
* Will reach 5,000 potential customers.
* Unlimited exposure through online directory with email and website links.
* Advertising available in this two-year shelf-life reference book.
Hurry! Deadline is Dec. 1!

Stockmen's Ball
Dec. 12, 2015
Ramkota, Bismarck
A night of fun-filled western elegance,
dancing and a chance to support the beef industry.
Tickets are $100 each.
Proceeds benefit the North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation
Contact the NDSA office for more information.
(701) 223-2522
Click here for more information on the North Dakota Stockmen's Foundation.


Renew North Dakota livestock brands
by  Dec. 31, 2015
Brand renewal forms must be signed by all brandowners and sent in with the renewal fee of $25 per brand position.
Remember, all brandowners must sign the renewal.
Visit our brand renewal page for more information.

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.


Veterinary Feed Directive
Dr. Gerald Stokka, North Dakota State University
livestock/stewardship specialist helps producers
understand what the directive means and
how it will be implemented.

Myth: Red meat consumption
is a primary contributor to obesity in the U.S.
Dr. Eric Berg, Ph.D. at North Dakota State University, explains why protein and amino acids in lean meats are essential to a healthy diet. His research has shown that incomplete intake of essential amino acids can lead to fat deposits in the body.


Nov. 5 - Senate votes to disapprove Waters of the U.S. rule
Sixth Judicial Circuit Stays WOTUS Implementation
A stay has the same practical effect as an injunction -
it prevents the EPA and Corps from implementing the rule.




What does the Trans-Pacific Partnership
mean for the cattle industry?
NDSA pleased that issues of  "sustainability"
will not be included in the 2015 Dietary Guidelines. 


Science doesn't support agency's opinion
connecting red meat to cancer.




Upcoming Events
Dec. 1 - Mentoring Program application deadline.
Dec. 1 - NDSA Directory listing deadline
Dec. 1 - NDSA Brand Board meeting,
Dec. 2 - NDSA Board of Directors meeting
Dec. 12 - Stockmen's Ball, Bismarck
Dec. 16 - Beyond the Bunk Workshop, Bismarck
Stock Talk
NDSA reports Thursday mornings on KDIX.


North Dakota Stockmen's Association
407 S. 2nd St. * Bismarck, ND 58504