February 22, 2024

Hilmar Cheese Plant To Open This Fall

The Hilmar Cheese plant in Dodge City is set to begin production by the end of the year, according to Director of Site Development Jeff Brock, a 22-year veteran engineer from the company. Construction began during the fall of 2022. The $630 million project has the capacity to ...

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February 21, 2024

K-State Students Awarded Gardiner Scholarships

Six Kansas State University students have been awarded Henry C. Gardiner Scholarships. A total of 33 applied, representing diverse interests throughout animal sciences and industry, production agriculture and the beef industry. Those receiving awards include Kiley Andersen, Se...

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February 20, 2024

Congress Introduces CRA To Nullify Emissions Rule

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) finalized a rule late last year imposing greenhouse gas emissions performance measures on state transportation departments and metropolitan planning organizations when determining state projects. This misguided regulation would saddle ...

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February 19, 2024

Hearings Wrap Up As Legislature Works Key Bills Before Turnaround

Committees worked several bills last week to ensure they would be heard on the House or Senate floor prior to the turnaround deadline of Friday, February 24. KLA staff testified in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee, House Water Committee and the Senate Agri...

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February 16, 2024

Eighteenth YSA Class Has First Session

Slade Wiley (left) conducts a mock interview with class member Ryan Koons of Buffalo, OK. The 2024 KLA Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA), exclusively sponsored by Merck Animal Health, met in Topeka this week for the first of four seminars to be held over the course of the year. T...

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