Winners crowned at Kansas Junior Livestock Show - Tuesday, October 06, 2015

     (HUTCHINSON) – Livestock shown by young exhibitors from across the state were named champions at the 83rd Kansas Junior Livestock Show, proudly sponsored by Cargill. During the state’s largest youth livestock show, held October 2-4 in Hutchinson, 687 4-H and FFA members from 86 counties competed for awards and (full story)

Douglas County ranch to host final 2015 KLA/K-State field day - Monday, August 17, 2015

      (TOPEKA) – Improving and enhancing stockwater availability will be highlighted at the final 2015 KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day August 29 at LS Cattle near Lecompton. The commercial cow-calf operation is owned and operated by Bryce and Gina Schumann and their children, Wyatt, Dylan, Jess (full story)

Hobbs Ranch to host KLA/K-State Field Day - Tuesday, August 11, 2015

     (TOPEKA) – Designing working facilities for artificial insemination (AI) will be highlighted at the August 27 KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day at Hobbs Ranch near Penokee. The fifth-generation cow-calf and farming enterprise is owned and operated by the Terry Hobbs family. Heat synchronization (full story)

Gilmore Creek Ranch to host KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day - Wednesday, August 05, 2015

     (TOPEKA) – A panel including ranchers and a range scientist discussing the benefits and challenges of using grass traps for starting or wintering cattle will highlight the August 20 KLA/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day at Gilmore Creek Ranch near El Dorado. The commercial cow-calf and stocker opera (full story)

Young Stockmen Learn More About Beef Marketing, Agribusiness - Friday, May 15, 2015

     (TOPEKA) – The 2015 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA) gathered for its second educational tour of the year May 12-14. The group, consisting of 21 KLA members from across the state representing all segments of the beef and dairy industries, toured agribusinesses and beef retailers (full story)

Excise Tas on Land Represents a Targeted Assault on Kansas Ag - Friday, May 08, 2015

     (TOPEKA) – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is urging farmers and ranchers to contact their state senators and express opposition to SB 302. If the bill is approved by the Kansas Legislature, it would impose a $3 per acre excise tax on all land in Kansas. The effect, according to KLA projections, would increase (full story)