The North Dakota Stockmen's Association will hold its 27th annual All Breeds Cattle Tour that will showcase ranches in southeastern North Dakota on Friday, Oct. 11. The tour will feature 12 area cattle producers representing eight breeds of cattle.
The day begins with registration at the AmericInn in Valley City, N.D., at 7:30 a.m. The bus will leave the hotel at 8 a.m. and head east for the breakfast stop at Hoffmann Angus Farms of Wheatland, N.D. Guest exhibitors OHR Red Angus and Olson Hereford Ranch of Argusville, N.D. will also be exhibiting there. At 9:30 a.m., the tour will visit Sprunk Angus Ranch of Chaffee, N.D., followed by a stop at the Elijah Ranch in Lisbon, N.D., at 11:05 a.m.
The lunch stop will feature prime rib sandwiches at 12:00 p.m. at Erdmann Angus Ranch in Lisbon, N.D., where Anderson Angus Ranch of Chaffee, N.D., will also exhibit.
Next, the tour will visit Spring Valley Angus of LaMoure, N.D., at 2 p.m., and then continue to Wendel Livestock at 3 p.m., also in LaMoure, N.D.
R Lazy B Ranch of Nome, N.D., will be the 4:30 p.m. stop, followed by a stop at Prairie Pride Angus of Nome, N.D., at 5:20 p.m.
The day will conclude at Jungels Shorthorn Farms (JSF) of Kathryn, N.D., with guest exhibitor Blegen Galloways of Kindred, N.D. at 6 p.m. A complimentary social, courtesy of JSF, and prime rib supper served by Carnivore Catering of Fargo, N.D., will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tour participants will have the opportunity to relax and visit before heading back to the AmericInn at 9 p.m.
Attendees who visit each stop will have a chance to win a $500 gift certificate to be used toward the purchase of seedstock from a participating breeder on the tour.
There is no cost to attend. Pre-registration is not required, but appreciated to help with planning. To pre-register, contact the NDSA at (701) 223-2522. For hotel reservations, call (701) 845-5551. For more information, visit the NDSA website at www.ndstockmen.org.