Cimarron Donates Trailer Lease to K-State ASI Animal Facilities

TrailerMANHATTAN, Kan. –Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry department is excited to announce that Cimarron Trailers has donated the lease of a 20-foot Lonestar gooseneck stock trailer to be used by the ASI campus animal units.

“We’re extremely grateful for Cimarron’s generosity and its support of our department,” said Mike Day, KSU ASI department head. “This ‘state of the art’ trailer will provide an excellent option for transport of animals to and from our units for a wide variety of purposes that support teaching, research and extension. We thank Cimarron, and especially Ben Janssen, for providing ASI with this showcase trailer.”

Janssen, Cimarron Trailers president, adds, “Cimarron is excited to sponsor the KSU Animal Sciences & Industry department with the use of a Cimarron Trailer. Cimarron has recently expanded our manufacturing capacity with the addition of acquiring a facility in Manhattan. We are proud to be a part of this community, and when we heard about the needs of the KSU ASI Department, it only made sense to get involved. As an employee-owned company, it has been fun to spread our Cimarron culture with new employees and have them join our team. We are looking forward to many great years ahead in Manhattan and working with KSU.”

About Cimarron Trailers

Cimarron Trailers is the premier custom horse and livestock trailer manufacturer based out of Chickasha, Oklahoma. In 2022 they expanded their operations by manufacturing trailers in Manhattan, Kansas, as well. They take pride in manufacturing innovative and high-quality custom trailers for their customers. Since 2000, Cimarron Trailers has built more than 15,000 trailers. For more information about Cimarron Trailers, visit


The Kansas State University Animal Sciences and Industry department serves students, livestock producers and the animal and food industries through teaching, research and education. The K-State ASI department prepares students for careers in the animal and food industries. The curriculum includes the study of nutrition, reproduction, genetics, behavior, meat science, food science with production, management, and agribusiness skills. For more about the K-State's ASI department visit

K-State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well-being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K-State campus, Manhattan.