• Winter Water Technology Expo in Garden City Jan. 11

    The Winter Water Technology Expo will be held on January 11 at the Clarion Inn at 1911 E. Kansas Ave. in Garden City from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and will feature a wide variety of companies and organizations focused on water technology issues and opportunities.
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  • KDA to Host Emergency Response Training Workshop in Wichita

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host a one-day emergency response training workshop in Wichita on Thursday, Jan. 11, for individuals who are interested in participating in the Kansas Agriculture Emergency Response Corps. The workshop will walk through an emergency response orientation for volunteers who would like to participate in the new response corps program.
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  • Regional Farmers’ Market Workshops Scheduled for February

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host five regional workshops in February 2018 to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
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  • KDA Receives Grant to Support SAVE Farm

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support the development of the Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education program, also known as SAVE.
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  • Kansans Recognized for Conservation Efforts

    The Division of Conservation in the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA-DOC) is pleased to recognize Lazy VJ Farms near Fredonia as the recipient of the 2017 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award® and Andrew Larson Jr. of Finney County as the recipient of the 2017 Don Rezac Memorial Award.
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Latest KDA News

  • Equine Infectious Anemia Reported in Southwest Kansas

    Aug 18, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) was notified in August by the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory that a horse in Finney County has tested positive for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA).
  • West Nile Virus Confirmed in Kansas Horse

    Aug 18, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) was notified in August by the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory that a horse in Reno County has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). The horse was euthanized due to the severity of the illness. This is the first reported equine case of WNV in Kansas in 2017. Horse owners are encouraged to vaccinate their horses to prevent the spread of WNV.
  • JumpStart Funding Awarded to Agriculture Entities

    Aug 18, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture partnered with the Kansas Department of Commerce to award funds to Kansas entrepreneurs to encourage innovation and entrepreneurial spirit within the agriculture industry. These funds are made available this summer by the JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneur program.

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