Farmers and ranchers deal with a lot of change. Not only do they have changing weather, they`re also faced with a changing regulatory environment. One way for ranchers to face that change is to get together and talk about it.

This weekend is the 82nd annual North Dakota Stockmen`s Association Convention and Trade show. And ranchers are talking about a lot of issues that could seriously impact their industry.

“The product we make is safe, it is highly nutritious, and it`s delicious. They know that if they`ve eaten it,” said Bill Donald, National Cattlemen`s Beef Association president.