Members and guests will have an opportunity to purchase valuable items and help several KLA affiliate organizations during the fundraiser auction November 29 at the KLA Convention in Wichita. The auction will take place following the opening banquet Wednesday evening.  
     Items benefitting KLA PAC include a stem cell therapy procedure donated by the Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center of Manhattan. The KLA PAC portion of the auction also will feature bull sale credits from Gardiner Angus, Fink Beef Genetics, Bar S Ranch, Benoit Angus Ranch, Dalebanks Angus, Downey Ranch, Harms Plainview Ranch, Judd Ranch, Kniebel Cattle Company, Lyons Ranch, McCabe Genetics, Mill Brae Ranch, Sandhill Farms, Carswell-Nichols Herefords, Jones Stewart Angus Ranch, Moser Ranch and Mushrush Red Angus. The buyer’s choice of a pair of Stetson, Roper or Tin Haul boots will be auctioned off to benefit NCBA-PAC.  
     Several items will be sold on behalf of Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK). The list includes a Hay Monster bale feeder from GoBob, a grazing land consultation from Dale Kirkham, an AmeriAg mineral feeder from Zeitlow Distributing and a metal print from Legacy Livestock Imaging.  
     An across-bed toolbox donated by HydraBed and another Hay Monster bale feeder from GoBob will be sold to benefit the Kansas Livestock Foundation.  Anyone looking for Christmas gifts will find a variety of nice items in the silent auction fundraiser in the KLA Trade Show. The silent auction, open November 30, will benefit RTK and the Kansas CattleWomen.  
     Bid early and often for a number of great causes offering valuable items! To register for the convention, fill out the form in the November/December Kansas Stockman or register at the convention.



KLA Vice President of Communications Todd Domer talks about a recent forum that brought agricultural stakeholders together to discuss possible solutions to the growing problem of invasive plant species in pasture and rangeland.