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 For Immediate Release: November 12, 2020
What:             R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard will speak at I-BAND Annual Convention
When:             Convention starts at 8 a.m. and lasts until 9 p.m. CST on Sat., Nov. 21, 2020; CEO to speak at 4 p.m.
Contact:         Tatum Lee, 405-834-5710 or
Where:           The Ramada, 1400 E. Interchange Ave., Bismarck, ND 58501; Zoom Broadcast Available
Description: The Independent Beef Association of North Dakota (I-BAND), an R-CALF USA affiliate organization, will hold its 2020 Annual Convention at The Ramada hotel, located at 1400 E. Interchange Ave., in Bismarck, N.D. Registration will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 21 and the convention will end with a banquet at 6:30 p.m. At 4 p.m., R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard will give his presentation, "Why America is Losing its Ranches."
There is no charge or pre-registration needed to attend the meetings. Online meal registration can be done at: Cost of meals is as follows: $0 for Lunch; $10 for the Banquet Chicken Strip Meal or $25 for the Banquet Steak Supper. The convention is open to the public and all are welcome to attend.     
*To watch the Zoom broadcast of the Resolutions meeting Fri., Nov. 20 at 4:30 Central Time join the Zoom meeting at: and use Meeting ID: 895 1515 9095
*To watch the Zoom broadcast of the Annual Convention all day Sat., Nov. 21 starting at 9 a.m. Central Time join the Zoom meeting at: and use Meeting ID: 873 4534 6232
R-CALF USA is a one-member/one-vote organization. Voting members must own cattle. Associate members support the cause and do not own cattle. Activities carried out by R-CALF USA for the benefit of the U.S. cattle industry are funded exclusively by the independent cattle producers who pay their membership dues and by cattle producers, main-street businesses, and other individuals who participate in and contribute to fund-raising events.
R-CALF USA works on various issues that affect the continued profitability and viability of independent U.S. cattle producers, such as mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL), checkoff reform, animal identification, livestock price reporting, animal health concerns, captive supplies and packer ownership of livestock, as well as various trade agreements. 
R-CALF USA (Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America) is the largest producer-only cattle trade association in the United States. It is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring the continued profitability and viability of the U.S. cattle industry. For more information, visit or call 406-252-2516.
R-CALF USA | PO Box 30715, Billings, MT 59107 
 Phone 406-252-2516 | Fax 406-252-3176