• Kansas Farm to School Month Showcases Agriculture Education and Fresh Foods Efforts

    Amongst rotary hydroponics filled with growing greens and vertical gardens hydrated by aquaponics, Maize High agriculture education and culinary program students mingled with state and national leaders in agriculture, education and nutrition services. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed October as Kansas Farm to School Month and Oct. 6-10 as Kansas Farm to School Week.
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  • Kansas Department of Agriculture works to improve response plans

    Learning to execute the Kansas animal health emergency plan and identifying existing gaps were the goals of Invisible Fire, an emergency preparedness exercise conducted in locations across the state Sept. 22-24, 2014.
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  • Celebrate Kansas Pork during October

    The month of October is an opportunity to highlight the 1,000 pig farms across the state that contribute more than $850 million to the Kansas economy and support more than 7,000 jobs in the state. Governor Sam Brownback recently signed a proclamation declaring October Kansas Pork Month and encouraging all Kansans to support this vital portion of the state’s agriculture industry.
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  • Teach Ag Day Celebrates Opportunities in Agriculture Education

    In support of the more than 11,500 Kansas agriculture education students and the 208 instructors in 176 schools who teach them, Governor Brownback recently signed a proclamation declaring September 25 as Kansas Teach Ag Day.
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  • Governor Brownback Proclaims September as Farm Safety Month

    To encourage all Kansas citizens to keep our state’s farm and ranches safe, Governor Sam Brownback has proclaimed September as Farm Safety Month and the week of September 21-27, as Farm Safety and Health Week.
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