Innovative Livestock Services, Inc. today announced the promotion of Luke Knight to Manager of Knight Feed Lot, effective Jan. 1, 2016. Luke represents the third generation of the Knight family to operate this feed yard located in Lyons. Luke will be replacing his father, Mark Knight, who will be pursuing other family business interests after 30 years of service to Knight Feed Lot, and his grandfather Kenny Knight, the original founder of Knight Feed Lot in 1972.
Luke is a KSU graduate majoring in Animal Science with a Business option, and he completed his feed yard internship at Ward Feed Yard under Chris Burris. For the past 18 months, Luke has been the Assistant Manager at Knight Feed Lot where he has implemented the ILS method of cattle feeding.