Livestock producers approve policy to guide KLA - Monday, December 08, 2014

     (TOPEKA) – Members of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) adopted policy addressing their business interests during the group’s annual meeting, December 3-5 in Wichita. Resolutions on the beef checkoff, Clean Water Act regulations, the threatened listing of the lesser prairie chicken and trichomoniasis were (full story)


Members elect Emporia, Eureka cattlemen to KLA leadership - Friday, December 05, 2014

     (WICHITA) – Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) members have elected Emporia rancher Jaret Moyer as president for the coming year. Matt Perrier, a seedstock cattle producer from Eureka, was chosen as the new president elect of the 5,000-member organization. Both were elected by members during the annual business meeti (full story)


KLA Convention to feature discussion on nutritional science - Wednesday, November 05, 2014

      (TOPEKA) – Livestock producers attending the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention in Wichita will hear an investigative journalist present the case that nutritional science has it wrong with respect to the healthfulness of meat and dairy products. A tribute to KLA’s chief executive, who is steppi (full story)


Winners crowned at Kansas Junior Livestock Show (long version) - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

     (WICHITA) – Auction premiums and scholarships were just a few of the benefits for youth who participated in the 82nd annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), September 19-22 in Wichita. The event featured 715 contestants from 89 Kansas counties showing 1,428 head of cattle, hogs, sheep and goats. Major sponsors (full story)


Winners crowned at Kansas Junior Livestock Show (short version) - Tuesday, September 23, 2014

      (WICHITA) – Auction premiums and scholarships were just a few of the benefits for youth who participated in the 82nd annual Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), September 19-22 in Wichita. The event featured 715 contestants from 89 Kansas counties showing 1,428 head of cattle, hogs, sheep and goats. Major spons (full story)


Long-time KLA CEO Dee Likes stepping down at year's end - Tuesday, August 12, 2014

     (TOPEKA) – The chief executive officer (CEO) and executive vice president of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is stepping aside after 31 years in the position. Dee Likes will assume the title of KLA Chief Executive Emeritus December 31, 2014, and will remain employed by KLA in an advisory role to work on future (full story)