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76-478.International meat and livestock program established; purpose; advisory committee. (a) There is hereby established the international meat and livestock program. Such program shall be administered by the head of the animal science and industry department of Kansas state university. The primary purpose of such program shall be to assist producers of Kansas livestock, meat products and commodities in the foreign marketing thereof, and to provide research and technical assistance to foreign buyers. In order to accomplish such purpose, it shall be the policy of such programs to develop strategies relating to education and technology in animal agriculture including genetics, health, nutrition, marketing, reproduction, management and animal food products.

(b) In order to assist in the implementation of the international meat and livestock program there is hereby established an advisory committee to be composed of 11 members as follows:

(1) One member from the Kansas sheep association appointed by the Kansas sheep association;

(2) one member from the Kansas pork producers council appointed by the Kansas pork producers council;

(3) one representative of the Kansas dairy industry appointed by the interbreed dairy council;

(4) one member from the cow-calf division of the Kansas livestock association appointed by the Kansas livestock association;

(5) one member from the feedlot division of the Kansas livestock association appointed by the Kansas livestock association;

(6) one member from the Kansas meat processing association appointed by the Kansas meat processing association;

(7) one member from the national meat packers association appointed by the national meat packers association;

(8) the chairpersons of the standing agriculture committees of the Kansas legislature;

(9) the director of the international meat and livestock program; and

(10) the secretary of agriculture, who shall serve as chairperson of the committee.

History: L. 1986, ch. 3, § 1; L. 2004, ch. 101, § 133; July 1.



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