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KSU Beef Stocker Unit
21st K-State Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day October 1

Making alternative ration ingredient changes work, beef cattle market outlook and nutrition and management are among topics planned for the 2020 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Virtual Field Day on Thur., Oct. 1.

Kansas sunset
RTK Photo Contest Deadline August 31

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK) photography contest will be open through Aug. 31 to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. Photographs entered showcase the natural beauty of ranch lands across Kansas.

Resilience 2020
California Cattle Leaders Launch Resilience 2020 Campaign

The California Cattle Council has launched Resilience 2020, a combined effort to reassure consumers that California ranchers are well-positioned to produce an ample supply of the safest, most sustainable beef anywhere.

Beef packing plant worker protections
COVID-19: Kansas Officials Actively Assisting Packing Plants, Workers

Kansas officials are actively working to keep the state’s beef packing facilities operational in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, including a plan to quarantine positive citizens in some vacant state facilities.

Spring burning Kansas Flint Hills
COVID-19: Kansas Ranchers Urged To Reduce Burning

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment asks ranchers to voluntarily reduce the number of acres they intend to burn in the Flint Hills this spring.

KLA Announces new VP of communications.
Domer Retires After More Than Three Decades With KLA

Kansas Livestock Association Vice President of Communications Todd Domer retired October 31 after more than 34 years with the organization.

Joe and Marty Bichelmeyer, with Chessie Mitchell
Bichelmeyer Named Red Angus Commercial Producer Of The Year

The Red Angus Association Commercial Producer of the Year Award is presented to producers who successfully utilize Red Angus genetics on their farm or ranch.

Officials searched this Missouri farm for Nick and Justin Diemel.
Diemel Brothers’ Suspect Faces New Charges

Additional charges have been filed against the Missouri farmer currently held without bail after the disappearance of Nick and Justin Diemel.