Hundreds of American cattle and sheep producers are expected to gather June 19-21 in Deadwood, South Dakota, for R-CALF USA’s 25th Anniversary National Convention and Trade Show. The convention is the largest event of its kind for independent cattle and sheep producers in the country and serves as an annual industry highlight featuring insights from experts, researchers, journalists, policymakers, and fellow cattle and sheep producers.

Preconvention activities and meetings will kick off Wednesday, June 19, with policy development meetings, an affiliate council meeting and a welcome reception. On Thursday, June 20, following a convention welcome and prayer breakfast by Max

Thornsberry, D.V.M., attendees will hear from numerous industry experts.

Early bird attendee registration is currently open though registration prices will increase June 1. For event information, hotel room block information and for registration, visit or call (406) 252-2516 for more information.