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Class V graduate Jill Zimmerman has been selected as the new president of the Kansas Agricultural Rural Leadership program. Congratulations Jill on landing the best job you'll ever [...]

Interim President Announced

The Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership (KARL) Board of Directors announces J.J. Jones as the new interim president of the KARL Program, effective July 1, 2017. Jones will replace Alvin Davis, who [...]

Dec. 1 – Pay it Forward Campaign Launched

Dear KARL Friends and Alumni, December is Pay it Forward month for the KARL Program. Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed, whereas it is repaid it to others [...]

Diver Says KARL Delivers

KARL and the graduate program is the learning method of "say-see-do" on steroids. The KARL program encourages participants to freely share ideas and opinions in an open civil environment, while touring a [...]

KARL Gets Help from HPJ and KBUF

Pulling off the OWF is a big enough challenge but adding a concert is a new wrinkle. The Western Kansas Broadcasting Center has stepped up to the plate to assist the committee. They are running ads and a [...]

KARL Alumnus Runs for US House

KARL has been known to develop leaders for all levels of responsibility in our community. KARL has developed such leaders as Steve Baccus and Rich Felts Farm Bureau past and Current Presidents, Don Schroeder, [...]

2016 OLD West Fest

The Old West Fest has been a benefit event Benefiting the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program for the last 24 years making it the longest running event for the KARL Program. It has alternated [...]

8th Annual Golf Tourney

After several years at the Wamego Country Club the 8th Annual Leaders Links Golf Tourney has moved to Colbert Hills on August 12, 2016. The 8th Annual Leaders Links Golf Tournament will be held August 12, [...]

Hansen Foundation Continues to Support

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Dane G. Hansen Foundation has granted a $25,000 grant to the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership Class XIII program. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation was established as a charitable [...]

Baldwin Estate Gift

July 8, 2015 Mark and Debbie Baldwin of Wichita have forwarded a gift to the KARL Program from the estate of Mark's parents, John and Roseanne Baldwin. John was a founding board member of the Kansas [...]