MEMBER BENEFITS

Grassroots Input/Education

  • County & area meetings
  • Seminars on timely topics
  • Ranch Field Days
  • Convention
  • Leadership Conference

Communications

  • Kansas Stockman - 10 issues a year
  • KLA News & Market Report - weekly
  • Radio Tape Service - weekly radio program distributed across the state
  • Media Response Team - experts from cattlemen to dietitians who shed positive light on the cattle industry in media interviews
  • www.kla.org - web site updated daily - special members-only section contains valuable information available exclusively to KLA members.
  • KLAToday – timely e-mail updates about industry issues
  • KLA Dairy News - e-mail updates distributed to Dairy Committee members and allied industry partners

Legislative Representation

  • Issues addressed in recent state legislative sessions:
    Water Quality
    Property Taxes
    Inheritance Tax
    Noxious Weed Law
    Eminent Domain
  • Issues being addressed in Congress include:
    Meat Inspection Equity for Beef and Poultry
    Endangered Species Act
    Farm Bill
    Meat Inspection Reform
    Death Tax
    Rails-to-Trails

Troubleshooting

  • Public and producer education regarding foreign animal diseases
  • Rewriting state burning regulations
  • Assistance with permit application
  • Helping to clarify sales tax exemptions
  • Helping to ensure use-value appraisal formulas are fair
  • Assistance with local property rights problems
  • Reward program

Please contact Letty Meek (letty@kla.org) or Ryan Higbie (ryan@kla.org) for your membership needs.