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About Us

  • The Ranchland Trust of Kansas works with landowners to conserve privately owned grazing land.

  • We have 11 Board of Directors and three staff. The Board makes policy decisions and sets the organization's strategic course and the staff carries out day-to-day work to achieve our mission.

  • Our mission is to preserve Kansas’ ranching heritage and open spaces for future generations through the conservation of working landscapes.

  • Established in 2003, RTK is an affiliate of the Kansas Livestock Association.

  • To learn more, click here.

In the News

5K Run for the Brand comes to Beef Fest, August 23 - April 8, 2014

Run for the Brand comes to Beef Fest for the second annual 5K and stick horse race for kids!  On the morning of August 23, come to The Orchard north of Emporia on Highway 99 and enjoy this unique 5K! (full story)

Hoy Family Participates in RTK's Brand Legacy Program February 25, 2014

We were intrigued when we first learned about the Brand Legacy program of the Ranchland Trust of Kansas (RTK). (full story)


How You Can Help

Support Kansas ranchland by donating to the Ranchland Trust of Kansas.

RTK is a 501(c)(3) organization, and your membership and contributions are fully tax-deductible to the amount allowed by law.


Our Vision

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas has a vision that drives our commitment and guides our initiatives as an organization.

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What We Do

Land trusts hold, manage, and administer conservation easements from landowners who desire to preserve the conservation values and open spaces of their land. RTK is authorized in its bylaws and IRS filings to acquire, own, hold, protect and...