Beef Industry Military Appreciation Day set for July 26

Farm Forum

The North Dakota Beef Commission, the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, the North Dakota CattleWomen, the North Dakota Soybean Council and the North Dakota Corn Growers are teaming to together to salute active duty military, reserve and National Guard personnel and their families at the 12th Annual Beef Industry Military Appreciation Day July 26 at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot, N.D.

The free beef meal will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT near the Commercial II Exhibit Building on the State Fairgrounds. Additionally, the event will include children’s activities, face painting, roping lessons and door prize drawings.

More than 1,600 servicemen and women and their family members were honored during the event last year. “Giving back to those who serve our country is important to North Dakota’s beef producers,” said Jeff Dahl, North Dakota Beef Commission Chairman. “Military Appreciation Day is one of many ways we can honor those who serve to protect our nation.”

For more information concerning Military Appreciation Day, visit the North Dakota State Fair website at