• Minot, North Dakota

North Dakota Angus Tour set for Sept. 21-22
Make plans now to attend this year’s North Dakota Angus Tour hosted by the ND Angus Association


Enjoy socializing with fellow Angus peers as well as meeting new acquaintances at this year’s upcoming ND Angus tour. The tour will headquarter out of Minot, ND and feature North Dakota Angus breeders West to Montana and North to Canada.

The event will kick off Sunday, September 20th with registration and a social gathering of all participants, sponsors and ranches at the Sleep Inn & Suites, in Minot.  The two-day excursion will include stops at Ash Coulee Ranch, White Earth; Feiring Angus Ranch, Powers Lake; Glasoe Angus, Wildrose; and Overland Angus, Fortuna.  Day two stops include Sundsbak Farms, Des Lacs; Hall Stock Farm, Berthold; and Forte Livestock, Embryo Division, Berthold.

This year’s tour has some exciting additions as well.  Monday morning the event will begin with an educational presentation sponsored by Neogen, Genetic Solutions for Each Step in the Supply Chain.  The American Angus Association will be providing a live animal foot score demonstration at Glasoe Angus.  Dinner Monday night will be held at The Old School Center in Fortuna.  The ND Angus Auxiliary will again be holding a silent and live auction at dinner along with other NDAA Auxiliary items available for purchase.

Zoetis will be sponsoring the presentation The Value of Informed Decisions for Commercial Cattlemen Tuesday morning.  The tour will conclude after a live OPU demonstration at Forte Livestock, Embryo Division, powered by Vytelle.  This tour is packed with great cattle and great extras for all to enjoy!

The cost of the tour, which includes a two-day bus ride and all meals on the tour, is $50 per person, if pre-registered by August 24th, and $75/person after August 24th.  The headquarters hotel is the Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot, ND.  A block of rooms is available under North Dakota Angus for $79/night and reservations can be made by calling (701) 837-3100.

To register and pay for the tour, go to www.ndangus.com.  Hosted by the North Dakota Angus Association (NDAA), contact Travis and Ashley Bruner, NDAA Sec./Treas. at (701) 400-1016 or northdakotaangus@gmail.com for further details.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 20th

6:00-8:00 pm – Registration and Social, Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot

Monday, September 21st

7:00-8:00 a.m. – Registration, Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot
8:00 –8:45 a.m. – Genetic Solutions for Each Step in the Supply Chain, sponsored by Neogen, Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot

10:00-11:00 a.m. – Ash Coulee Ranch, White Earth, ND

11:15 a.m. -12:45 p.m. – Lunch at Feiring Angus Ranch, Powers Lake, ND

1:45-3:15 p.m. – Glasoe Angus, Wildrose, ND

Foot scoring demonstration, presented by American Angus Association

4:15-5:15 p.m. – Overland Angus, Fortuna, ND

5:30-7:30 p.m. – Dinner and Auction at Old School Center, Fortuna, ND

 Tuesday, September 22nd
8:00-9:00 a.m. – Registration, Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot
9:00 –9:45 a.m. – The Value of Informed Decisions for the Commercial Cattleman, sponsored by Zoetis, Sleep Inn & Suites, Minot

10:15-11:15 a.m. – Sundsbak Farms, Des Lacs, ND

11:30-1:00 p.m. – Lunch at Hall Stock Farm, Berthold, ND

1:00-2:00 p.m. – Forte Livestock, Embryo Division, Berthold, ND

Live animal OPU Demonstration, presented by Vytelle