KCA awarded the 2017 Legacy Award on October 27, at the annual convention and trade show. This year, the award was given jointly to David & Ginny Pfrang of Nemaha county. David & Ginny Pfrang are farmers and ranchers from Goff, Kansas. As independent agriculturalists, the Pfrangs have been influential in improving the industry for the benefit of cattlemen throughout the state and country. Being on the forefront of checkoff reform for more than 20 years, their mission has be
When it comes to animal husbandry, low stress cattle handling techniques can take herd management to the next level of professionalism and production. Implementation of these techniques have taken root in ranching operations across the country, because they work to improve efficiency, safety, herd health, and beef quality. Improving cattle handling practices provides many advantages. Cattle that remain calm during handling have improved weight gain and are less likely to have
The Kansas Cattlemen’s Association (KCA) will host its 19th Annual Convention and Trade Show on October 27th and 28th at the Meridian Center in Newton, KS. The meeting will bring together producers from across Kansas and surrounding states. The event includes industry expert presentations, the association’s annual business meeting, trade show, various meals, KCA Annual Banquet, and the KCA benefit auction.
The convention will kick off on Friday, October 27th at 1:00pm with