• Organic Farmers Encouraged to Apply for Cost Share Program

    Kansas organic producers or farmers interested in receiving organic certification are encouraged to apply to receive cost share funds. The National Organic Certification Cost Share Program is funded by the 2014 Farm Bill and can assist Kansas farmers in paying for organic certification or recertification.
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  • Kansas Delegation Travels to Thailand for Petfood Forum and Trade Show

    A delegation of Kansas pet food industry company representatives traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, to attend Petfood Forum Asia and the VICTAM Asia trade show March 29–31, 2016. The delegation was able to assess current trends in the pet food market and establish business connections in Asia.
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  • Wildfire Resource Information Available on KDA Website

    In an effort to provide a one-stop shop for farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in southcentral Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has created a page on its website to serve as a resource center for the various programs and initiatives with recovery and relief information.
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  • Kansas Sorghum Producer Delegation Travels to China

    A delegation of Kansas sorghum producers, led by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), traveled to China March 12-19, 2016, to promote coarse grains, assess current trends in the market and assist with rolling out the 2015/16 corn and sorghum harvest quality reports.
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  • KDA Announces Specialty Crop Grant Opportunity

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is accepting applications for the 2016 Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Funds for the program are awarded to the agency by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service. The funds are in turn granted to projects and organizations that promote the competitiveness of specialty crops.
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Latest KDA News

  • Kansas Board of Vet Examiners to Meet January 26

    Jan 15, 2016
    The Kansas Board of Vet Examiners will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Kansas Department of Agriculture building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Governor Highlights Support of Agriculture in Annual State of the State Address

    Jan 14, 2016
    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback expressed his support for agriculture on Tuesday in his State of the State address to the Kansas legislature. The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) works to encourage economic growth, and Governor Brownback recognized that growth in his comments.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Leavenworth

    Jan 14, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on January 28, 2016 at 17624 Santa Fe Trail, Leavenworth, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.