May 7, 2021

Veto Session Begins, Governor Signs Bills

The Legislature returned to Topeka last week for the veto session. Prior to their return, Gov. Laura Kelly had signed into law a number of bills important to KLA members.  Silage truck exemption - The governor signed KLA-supported SB 89 into law, which will exempt loose f...

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May 6, 2021

Dodge City Draws New Dairy Processing Plant

Hilmar Cheese Company, Inc., has made the decision to build a new state-of-the-art cheese and whey protein processing plant in Dodge City. Gov. Laura Kelly and Hilmar Chief Executive Officer and President David Ahlem made the announcement yesterday.   Hilmar was foun...

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May 5, 2021

Cattle On Feed Report Helps Set Expectations For Rest Of 2021

According to Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Derrell Peel, the April USDA Cattle on Feed report requires careful interpretation. He said the typical year-to-year comparisons are mostly meaningless due to the pandemic and, therefore, it’s more...

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May 4, 2021

RTK Opens 10th Annual Photography Contest

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) 10th annual photography contest opened May 1. Both professional and amateur photographers of all ages are welcome to enter. Photographs entered will showcase the natural beauty of ranching and grazing lands across the state. Participants sho...

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May 3, 2021

KLA, KBC To Celebrate Kansas Beef Month

Gov. Laura Kelly recognized the contributions ranchers and feeders make to the state’s economy last week by declaring May as Beef Month in Kansas. The official proclamation signing took place April 30 at the Capitol in Topeka.   KLA and the Kansas Beef Council (KBC) ...

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