New YSA class gathers in Topeka for first session - Monday, February 24, 2014

     (TOPEKA) – Twenty young cattlemen and women from across the state met in Topeka February 18-19 for the first installment of the 2014 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA). Merck Animal Health is again serving as the exclusive sponsor of the program. A series of four seminars will (full story)


KLA Policy Focuses on Issues Affecting Livestock Producers - Monday, December 09, 2013

     (TOPEKA) – Policy on trichomoniasis, animal care, country-of-origin labeling (COOL), taxes and other issues important to the livestock industry was approved by Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) members December 6 during the group’s annual convention in Wichita. Broad member input is reflected in the final reso (full story)


Kansas youth receive $16,000 in scholarships - Monday, December 09, 2013

     (WICHITA) – Fourteen scholarship winners for the 2013-14 school year were recognized during the annual Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention December 6 in Wichita. A total of $16,000 was presented by the Kansas Livestock Foundation (KLF).      Evan Woodbury has been awarded the $2,500 Cat (full story)


Nine join KLA's 50-year membership club - Monday, December 09, 2013

     (WICHITA) – Nine Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) members will be recognized during the KLA Convention December 4 for reaching 50 years of membership. This year’s honorees epitomize the diversity and commitment of the organization’s membership.      Those who joined KLA in 1963 are (full story)


Garden City Feeder, Emporia Rancher Elected as KLA Officers - Friday, December 06, 2013

     (WICHITA) – Members of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) have elected Jeff Sternberger of Garden City and Jaret Moyer from Emporia to serve as officers of the 5,500-member organization over the next year. Sternberger, the new KLA president, is a feeder and stocker cattle operator. Moyer, who was chosen as presid (full story)


Eighth Class of Young Stockmen Graduates at KLA Convention - Friday, December 06, 2013

     (Topeka) – The eighth class of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA) graduated December 6 at the close of the KLA Convention. Merck Animal Health partnered with KLA to host 20 members for a series of four seminars throughout 2013. This class brings the total number of YSA alumni (full story)


Feedyard Leadership Program Wraps Up at KLA Convention - Friday, December 06, 2013

     (Topeka) – The culmination of the 2013 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Feedyard Leadership Program (FLP) occurred December 6 at the close of the KLA Convention. Zoetis partnered with KLA to host this inaugural event in which 10 members representing feedyards from across Kansas participated in a series of four semi (full story)


KLA Convention will provide information relevant to ranchers - Monday, November 04, 2013

     (TOPEKA) – A third-generation logger who has firsthand experience dealing with environmental activists and a panel discussing the prospects for herd expansion are two highlights of the annual Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Convention, December 4-6 in Wichita. More than 900 livestock producers and others connected (full story)


Champions chosen from large field of livestock, exhibitors at junior show (long version) - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

     (WICHITA) – A combination of relative newcomers and young “veterans” earned top honors with their livestock projects at the 81st Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), September 20-23 in Wichita. A total of 716 Kansas youth from 89 counties exhibited 1,457 head of livestock. The show is sponsored by the Kan (full story)


Champions chosen from large field of livestock, exhibitors at junior show (short version) - Tuesday, September 24, 2013

     (WICHITA) – A combination of relative newcomers and young “veterans” earned top honors with their livestock projects at the 81st Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), September 20-23 in Wichita. A total of 716 Kansas youth from 89 counties exhibited 1,457 head of livestock. The show is sponsored by the Kan (full story)