The KLA Young Stockmen’s Academy (YSA), targeted for young adults in their 20s, is designed to develop young members through industry exposure, education and association communication.    

YSA consists of a series of four seminars that expose participants to leaders from all segments of the industry, including purebred, cow-calf, backgrounding, dairy, feeding, processing, retail, foodservice, animal health, marketing, finance, etc. Essential to the overall program are educational sessions and business/financial management training. The seminars provide participants the opportunity to further explore our business, gain essential information and network with fellow KLA members.    

Participants are selected through a competitive application process. For more information, contact the KLA office at (785) 273-5115 or email Shelbi Wiggs.

Applications have closed for 2023. Check back next year to apply for the 2024 YSA Class.

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