Price Discovery Report

The NCBA Regional Triggers Subgroup has released it's report on achieving robust price discovery. The framework lays out a plan to increase negotiated trade and incentivize each of the major packers to participate. To view the full report or an overview of the framework, click one of the links below.

Full Report

Report Overview

Coronavirus Response

The spread of coronavirus and the world’s response to it has created a great deal of uncertainty in the U.S. and around the world. To help maintain beef demand and supply chain continuity, NCBA and KLA are actively engaged in the situation. For a list of action steps each organization has taken and available resources, click the link below.    

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Policy


Kansas State Legislature

The Kansas Legislature consists of a 125-member House of Representatives and a 40-member Senate. To learn more or to contact your legislator, click the link below.

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KLA Candidate Endorsements

To access a list of candidates endorsed by KLA for the general election, click the link below. 

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KLA's Stance on MCOOL

KLA policy opposes any attempts to narrow the business options or limit the individual freedom of livestock producers to innovate the management and marketing of their production. 

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Advocacy Resources


How-To

Tips on how to write a letter to the editor, post constructive comments online and prepare for an interview

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Animal Welfare

Q & A on common concerns consumers have about animal care

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Environmental Stewardship

Q & A on concerns consumers have about beef production and the environment

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Modern Beef Production

Q & A on potential concerns consumers have about modern beef production in the U.S

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Beef Nutrition

Q & A about how beef fits into a healthy diet

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Beef Safety

Q & A regarding beef safety practices used by ranchers

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Industry Resources


Animal Health

In-depth information on heat stress, foot-and-mouth disease and BSE.

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Emissions Reporting (EPCRA)

The Environmental Protection Agency, under the Emergency Planning Community Right to Know Act, has released a final rule regarding the reporting of emissions from large confined animal feeding operations.

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Industry Economics

Economic impact of the Kansas livestock industry

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Farm Vehicle Registration/Permitting

Guidelines for registering and permitting farm vehicles can be found by clicking the links below.

MAP-21 Updates

Intra/interstate guidelines for transporting grain, cattle and hay



Sales Tax Information

For information on what qualifies for sales tax exemption or to access the ag exemption certificate, click the links below.

Sales & Use Tax for Ag Industry

Ag Exemption Certificate



Cattle Heat Stress Information

This website accesses the forecast information to produce a map showing heat stress categories by color. The prediction of animal stress is based on an equation that combines weather forecast data to estimate cattle heat stress response.

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Smoke Management Plan

This site provides a single location for land managers conducting prescribed burns in the Flint Hills to obtain information and access tools to assist them in making burn decisions.

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