KLA Radio Program-July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017

The combination of high temperatures and humidity, low wind speeds and high solar radiation present a threat to livestock, especially those in confinement, during the summer months. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association has some tips and resources producers can use to prevent livestock heat stress.

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KLA Radio Program-July 5, 2017

July 5, 2017

Many bills approved during this year’s Kansas legislative session went into effect July 1. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says included among the legislation are new laws affecting agriculture.

 

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KLA Radio Program-June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017

Kansas law specifies certain aspects of how oral land leases apply in agriculture. Kansas Livestock Association legal staff recently provided direction in a court case involving a pasture lease dispute.

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KLA Radio Program-June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017

Winners of the Beef Empire Days fed cattle show were crowned earlier this month in Garden City. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association has results from one of the cattle industry’s most competitive events.

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KLA Radio Program-June 13, 2017

June 13, 2017

The checkoff is helping tell the beef story through hands-on learning opportunities for people in key positions throughout the food marketing chain. Todd Domer says a recent event in Kansas focused on the entire beef production system.

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KLA Radio Program-June 6, 2017

June 6, 2017

Kansas ranchers are among the best in the country, with many honored at the national level for their accomplishments over the years. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says the most recent is a southwest Kansas family cow-calf operation.

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KLA Radio Program-May 30, 2017

May 30, 2017

The beef industry extends messages about nutrition and production practices in part by hosting influencer groups for special ranch tours. Todd Domer says a coalition of state beef councils recently brought dietitians to Kansas for a closer look at how beef gets from gate to plate.

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KLA Radio Program-May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017

With the primary pasture burning season completed, regulators are assessing the success of the Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association takes a look at the final 2017 burning data and how that might factor into the plan in the future.

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KLA Radio Program-May 16, 2017

May 16, 2017

Beef producers from across the state participating in this year’s Kansas Livestock Association Young Stockmen’s Academy gathered in the Kansas City area May 8-10. KLA’s Scarlett Hagins said the class of 20 spent three days learning more about the agribusiness and retail beef industries.

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KLA Radio Program-May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017

Efforts are underway to rebuild after March wildfires burned ranches in 20 Kansas counties. Todd Domer with the Kansas Livestock Association says an important deadline is approaching for those who lost fence, cattle, equipment, facilities and feed resources to the fires.

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