News Releases

October 9, 2018

Kansas Junior Livestock Show Draws Most Livestock In 30 Years

(HUTCHINSON) – Youth from across the state came to Hutchinson to compete for cash premiums and scholarships during the 86th Kansas Junior Livestock Show (KJLS), October 5-7. The largest youth livestock show in Kansas featured 723 4-H and FFA members from 91 counties exhibiting...

Read More

September 24, 2018

Young Stockmen Make Beef, Dairy Stops On Tour

(TOPEKA) – The 2018 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA) gathered September 17-19 for their third tour of the year. Young members spent three days touring various segments of the beef and dairy industries in central and western Kansas. Merck Animal...

Read More

August 3, 2018

La Cygne Ranch to host KLA/K-State field day

(TOPEKA) – Options for controlling invasive trees and plants on grazing lands will highlight the educational program at the August 16 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA)/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day in Linn County. Loma Land & Cattle, located near La C...

Read More

August 1, 2018

Blew Family To Host KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day

(TOPEKA) – Enhancing the genetics of a commercial cowherd, removing invasive trees and improving stockwater accessibility are topics on the agenda for the August 6 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA)/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day near Medicine Lodge. The ev...

Read More

August 1, 2018

Remington Ranch to host KLA/K-State Ranch Field Day in Gove County

(TOPEKA) – Tyler and Kassie Remington will host the August 13 Kansas Livestock Association (KLA)/Kansas State University Ranch Management Field Day at their ranch near Quinter. The Remingtons own and operate a diversified farming and cow-calf enterprise. They grow wheat, corn ...

Read More

August 1, 2018

KLA Partnering on Kansas Cattle Traceability Project

(TOPEKA) – The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) is one of the key partners in a new cattle traceability pilot project. Cattle Trace will involve an end-to-end disease traceability system beginning with cow-calf producers and ending at the beef processing plant. A number of r...

Read More

May 16, 2018

Young stockmen learn more about animal health, beef marketing

(TOPEKA) – Young producers from across the state recently spent three days in Kansas City learning more about the animal health industry and how beef is marketed to consumers. Merck Animal Health, exclusive sponsor of the Kansas Livestock Association Young Stockmen’s Academy (...

Read More

March 29, 2018

Young producers meet in Topeka for first session

Young cattlemen and women from across the state met in Topeka February 12-13 for the first installment of the 2018 KLA Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA). Merck Animal Health is again partnering with the association to host these members for an in-depth look into KLA and the beef ...

Read More

January 26, 2018

Cattle industry leaders gather in Topeka for KLA conference

(TOPEKA) – Twelve beef industry stakeholders from across the state participated in the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) Leadership Conference January 22-23 in Topeka. The two-day event exposed members to various aspects of KLA, the legislative process and industry advocacy.&...

Read More

December 4, 2017

KLA members approve resolutions addressing business issues

(WICHITA) – Members of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) took policy positions on issues affecting their common business interests during the group’s annual business meeting December 1 in Wichita. The process of gathering member input on these issues began in November at ...

Read More