Johnson County Livestock Association
The Johnson County Livestock Association began as a grass roots efforts in 1989 to support, promote and improve livestock in the county. Early issues that were addressed included county zoning regulations, environmental regulations, animal rights activities, urban livestock education and marketing. The first elected board of directors included Glenn Bonar, Gladys Krauss, Bob Knoche, J.P. Lefmann, Russ Nellor, and Tom Ewing.
JCLA provides a number of educational programs designed to support livestock producers, our urban neighbors, and our 4-H livestock project members. One of our new initiatives includes the 4-H Livestock Grant and Mentor Program. With funding from Johnson County Farm Bureau and ADM, funds will be made available to help purchase livestock projects and to provide scholarships for older 4-H mentors. If you would like to apply for either of these programs, please fill out one of our applications below.