NEWS & MEDIA
November 1, 2022
Kansas auctioneer wins World Livestock Auctioneer Championship qualifier
Lynn Langvardt of Chapman, Kan. was named Champion at the 2023 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) qualifying event in Ripley, W.Va. Jackson County Regional Livestock Market, LLC hosted the first of three WLAC qualifying events on Saturday, October 29, 2022. A total of 27 contestants competed for a top ten placing, granting them a spot in the 2023 WLAC semifinals at Arcadia Stockyard in Arcadia, Fla.
October 26, 2022
Jackson County Regional Livestock Market, LLC to host 2023 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Qualifying Event
The first of three qualifying events for the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) will be hosted by Jackson County Regional Livestock Market, LLC in Ripley, W.Va., on October 29, 2022.
October 8, 2022
LMA recognizes Roberts, Marshall, and Costa as “Friends of the Livestock Marketing Industry”
During the Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) annual D.C. Fly In, Retired Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS), Senator Roger Marshall (R-KS), and House Livestock Subcommittee Chairman Jim Costa (D-CA) received the Friend of the Livestock Marketing Industry award for going above and beyond in their legislative service on behalf of the livestock marketing industry. This is the first time in more than 20 years that LMA has given the award.It is the first time legislators have been award recipients.
September 28, 2022
LMA Hosts 2022 Washington D.C. Fly In
Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) members and staff traveled to Washington D.C. September 18-20, 2022, for the LMA D.C. Fly In. This was the first LMA D.C. Fly In hosted by the association since spring of 2020. Over the course of two days, approximately 50 LMA members and staff met with Senators, U.S. Representatives, Congressional staff people, and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) officials.
June 18, 2022
Mark Barnett Installed as LMA President for 2022-2024 Term
Overland Park, Kan. – Mark Barnett of Kentucky-Tennessee Livestock Market, Inc. in Guthrie, Ky., was installed president of the Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) at the 2022 LMA Annual Convention & WLAC, held June 8-11. Barnett will complete a two-year term leading the nation’s largest livestock marketing trade association that represents more than 800 local livestock auction markets and allied businesses.