• KDA Hosts Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted a planning seminar for the Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture the week of Feb. 5–9. Representatives from 16 states gathered in the Manhattan KDA building to work on strategies to improve the nation’s readiness to respond to emergencies and disasters affecting the agriculture community.
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  • KDA Provides Marketing Stipend to 12 Farmers’ Markets

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has selected 12 farmers’ markets as recipients of the Meet Me at the Market stipend program. This program makes funds available to state departments of agriculture solely to enhance competitiveness of specialty crops
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  • From the Land of Kansas Annual Meeting and Farmers’ Market Conference

    The From the Land of Kansas Annual Meeting and Farmers’ Market Conference will be held March 1-2, 2018, at the Bluemont Hotel in Manhattan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It also will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and the opportunity to network with Kansas-based businesses.
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  • KDA to Host Regional Emergency Response Training Workshops

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host seven regional emergency response training workshops this spring. Workshops will take place in Clay Center, Lawrence, Wichita, Chanute, Garden City, Colby and Manhattan.
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  • KDA Outlines Changes and Approves Training for Dicamba Products

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has received updated labels for three herbicide products which contain dicamba, and asks all consumers to learn about the changes and updates and to take the necessary steps to be in compliance with the label of their chosen product, including attending required training.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA to Host Egg Grading Workshop in Colby

    Oct 17, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host an egg grading workshop at Colby Community College to train poultry producers in egg grading and to share other important poultry care and food safety information. The workshop is available to all Kansas egg producers at no charge.
  • Specialty Crop Survey Results Complete

    Oct 09, 2017
    Recent years have seen increased enthusiasm for specialty crop agriculture, and opportunities for growth exist in this sector of agriculture throughout Kansas. To support and expand this growth in the specialty crop industry, the Kansas Department of Agriculture conducted the first-ever Statewide Survey of Specialty Crop Production in 2016.
  • KDA Announces Kansas Wildfire Cost Share Initiative

    Sep 28, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture announced that the State Conservation Commission has approved the creation of the Kansas Wildfire Cost Share Initiative which will provide funding in the amount of $200,000 for specific recovery expenses following recent wildfires in Kansas. The commission approved the action in September to work with local Conservation Districts in supporting the recovery efforts.