May 9, 2024

Young Stockmen Tour Industry In Kansas City Area

(TOPEKA) – The 2024 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA) met in the Kansas City area May 6-8 for their second seminar of the year. Class members from across the state spent three days learning more about the beef and dairy industries and connecting...

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February 16, 2024

Eighteenth YSA Class Gathers For First Session

(TOPEKA) – Young cattlemen and women from across the state met in Topeka February 12-13 for the first installment of the 2024 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA). Merck Animal Health remains the exclusive program sponsor, partnering with KLA ...

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January 26, 2024

Leadership Conference A Learning Experience For Participants

(TOPEKA) – Beef industry stakeholders from across the state participated in the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Leadership Conference January 22-23 in Topeka. The two-day educational seminar exposed attendees to services provided by KLA, advocacy training and the legislativ...

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December 4, 2023

Weltmer, Sander Elected To Lead Kansas Livestock Association

(WICHITA) – Smith County rancher Philip Weltmer is the new president of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA). He began his one-year term in the volunteer position during the group’s annual membership meeting December 1 in Wichita. Members chose Victoria-native Troy Sander, a...

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September 18, 2023

More Than 1,900 Head Entered In Kansas Junior Livestock Show

(HUTCHINSON) – The Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS) will host 782 youth for the 91st annual event. Exhibitors have entered 1,914 head of livestock, which includes 162 market steers, 372 breeding heifers, 223 market hogs, 301 breeding gilts, 233 market lambs, 244 breeding ew...

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