Wildfire Relief Resources
KLA and others are assisting in the efforts to support producers affected by numerous fires and high winds across the state December 15. For a list of resources, including where to donate supplies or cash and information on disaster assistance programs, click the link below.
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.
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.
KLA Candidate Endorsements
To access a list of candidates endorsed by KLA for the general election, click the link below.
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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Q & A on common concerns consumers have about animal care
Q & A on concerns consumers have about beef production and the environment
Modern Beef Production
Q & A on potential concerns consumers have about modern beef production in the U.S
Q & A about how beef fits into a healthy diet
Q & A regarding beef safety practices used by ranchers
In-depth information on heat stress, foot-and-mouth disease and BSE.
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.
Farm Vehicle Registration/Permitting
Guidelines for registering and permitting farm vehicles can be found by clicking the links below.
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.
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.
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.