STOCKGROWERS COUNCIL CHAIR MAKES FINAL APPOINTMENTS

     KLA Stockgrowers Council Chair Jessica Weltmer of Smith Center recently announced final appointments to the group’s executive committee for 2017. Weltmer appointed Gene Barrett, Grantville; Jenny Giles Betschart, Ashland; Kory Josefiak, Rozel; and Lafe Wilson, Uniontown to serve on the 11-member executive committee.
     Members elected to serve on the committee during the 2016 KLA Convention in Wichita were Vice Chair Guy Bracken, Viola; Brent Bertrand, Wallace; Tyler Breeden, Quinter; Daniel Mushrush, Strong City; and Kevin Schultz, Haviland. Harry Moser of Wheaton is the immediate past council chairman and will serve on the executive committee as well.
     The Stockgrowers Council Executive Committee focuses on state and federal legislation, regulatory proposals and special projects of interest to commercial cow-calf operators, seedstock producers, cattle backgrounders, farmer-stockmen, ranchers and landowners across Kansas.

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