• Kansas in spotlight as Chinese delegation from Hebei Province visits Kansas

    Kansas Department of Agriculture and Kansas Department of Commerce hosted a Chinese agricultural delegation from Hebei Province May 5-6, 2015.
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  • DriftWatch provides safety to Kansas specialty crop growers

    Maintaining the rich heritage of agricultural stewardship in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has teamed up with DriftWatch, an online mapping tool, to protect the state’s specialty crops.
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  • Kansan offers testimony to Senate Ag Committee in support of lifting Cuban embargo

    Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, recently held a hearing on opportunities and challenges for agriculture trade with Cuba. Fifth generation wheat farmer Doug Keesling of Chase, Kansas, offered testimony of support.
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  • Emerald Ash Borer traps set across Kansas

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Agriculture plan to set 163 Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) traps across the state to help prevent the spread of EAB and detect unknown populations.
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  • Annual Kansas Sampler Festival spotlights From the Land of Kansas’ members

    Explore the 26th Annual Kansas Sampler Festival with From the Land of Kansas to see, hear, buy and learn about Kansas-made products. Visit the From the Land of Kansas tent, featuring a variety
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Latest KDA News

  • Meeting to discuss HUD application process March 11

    Mar 06, 2015
    Through funds made available by Department of Housing and Urban Development, a team of Kansans lead by the Kansas Department of Agriculture is coming together to apply for funding for a competitive grant program called the HUD Natural Disaster Resiliency Competition. For more information about the grant, visit www.agriculture.ks.gov/KS_HUDgrant
  • Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop Available

    Mar 06, 2015
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
  • KDA Animal Health Board To Meet March 10

    Mar 03, 2015
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s (KDA) Division of Animal Health Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 11. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.

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