KLA policy addresses issues affecting livestock production - Monday, December 05, 2016

     (WICHITA) – Policy focused on property taxes, market reporting, animal health priorities and other key issues was approved by members of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) during the group’s annual business meeting December 2 in Wichita. Ranchers, feeders and dairymen provided input during regional roundtab (full story)


New KLA officers come from multi-generation family business - Friday, December 02, 2016

    (WICHITA) – Clark County rancher and farmer David Clawson of Englewood has been elected the 100th president of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA). Members chose Finney County cattleman Lee Reeve from Garden City as president elect. The new officers were elected during the group’s annual business meeting December (full story)


Front-burner livestock issues to be discussed at KLA Convention - Thursday, October 20, 2016

     (TOPEKA) – Speakers at the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will talk about antibiotics in animal agriculture, what the outcome of the elections might mean for the livestock industry and prospects for the cattle market over the next 12 to 24 months. Presentations on these topics, as well (full story)


Youth, Livestock Rewarded at Kansas Junior Livestock Show (short version) - Tuesday, October 04, 2016

     (Hutchinson) – Youth from across the state earned cash premiums and scholarships while competing in the 84th Kansas Junior Livestock Show, proudly sponsored by Cargill. During the state’s largest youth livestock show, held September 30 through October 2 in Hutchinson, 702 4-H and FFA members from 88 counties (full story)


Youth, Livestock Rewarded at Kansas Junior Livestock Show (long version) - Tuesday, October 04, 2016

     (Hutchinson) – Youth from across the state earned cash premiums and scholarships while competing in the 84th Kansas Junior Livestock Show, proudly sponsored by Cargill. During the state’s largest youth livestock show, held September 30 through October 2 in Hutchinson, 702 4-H and FFA members from 88 counties (full story)


KJLS entries set record for second consecutive year - Thursday, September 08, 2016

     (HUTCHINSON) – The 84th annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), proudly sponsored by Cargill, again will set a record for entries, with 798 youth from 90 counties entering 2,063 animals. This is the largest number of livestock entered in more than 25 years, increasing by 200 head over last year’s record num (full story)


Bar F Farms to host 50th KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

     (TOPEKA) – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) and Kansas State University will celebrate their 50th ranch management field day in the ongoing series August 15 at Bar F Farms near Larned. The field days started in 1997 at the Bluff Creek Ranch near Ashland and have continued for nearly 20 years, with ranchers all (full story)


Bertrand Cattle Company to host KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

      (TOPEKA) – Market trends, the veterinary feed directive (VFD) and low-stress cattle handling will be topics of discussion at the August 16 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA)/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day. The event will be held at Bertrand Cattle Company near Wallace, which is owned and ope (full story)


Moyer Ranch to host KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day - Tuesday, August 02, 2016

     (TOPEKA) – Controlling sericea lespedeza using prescribed burning will highlight the program at the August 18 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA)/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day at the Moyer Ranch near Junction City. The ranch is owned by Rod Moyer, who grew up near Manhattan on a diversified lives (full story)