April 16, 2021

HAULS Act Introduced In U.S. House

The Haulers of Agriculture and Livestock Safety (HAULS) Act of 2021 was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives this week. This bill is a companion to legislation NCBA successfully got introduced in the Senate last month.  The HAULS Act would add a 150-air-mile ...

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April 14, 2021

KBC Launches New Cattle Facility Design Video

The Kansas Beef Council has released its second video in a series aimed at adding value back to producers through continuing education. The video, titled “Low-Cost, High-Impact Cattle Facility Tips,” features Kansas State University Extension Beef Veterinarian A.J. Tarpoff hig...

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April 13, 2021

New Legislation Could Protect Against Death Tax

The Preserving Family Farms Act of 2021 was introduced last week. This bipartisan legislation to expand IRS Code Section 2032A would allow cattle producers to take advantage of the special use valuation and protect family-owned businesses from the devastating impact of the fed...

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April 12, 2021

Kansas Nebraska National Heritage Area Under Consideration

KLA staff have received a number of calls about a National Heritage Area (NHA) under consideration in north central Kansas and south central Nebraska. This NHA concept is being proposed as the Kansas Nebraska National Heritage Area and encompasses 26 counties in Kansas and 23 ...

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April 9, 2021

Silage Truck Exemption Heads To Governor

With the first adjournment occurring April 9, legislators were busy finding compromises between the House and Senate versions of various bills during conference committee meetings, including some of interest to KLA members. As of press time, a budget conference report had been...

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