• KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Argentina

    In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Rural 2018 Exhibition. La Rural has become the most prominent livestock show in Argentina, with more than one million people in attendance.
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  • Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program Accepting Applications

    The 2018 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate about agriculture and are interested in representing Kansas in a week-long exchange program October 28 through November 4, 2018.
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  • Governor Colyer Proclaims August as Farmers’ Market Month

    In recognition of the important role farmers’ markets play in Kansas communities, Governor Jeff Colyer proclaimed August as Kansas Farmers’ Market Month.
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  • KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Ukraine

    In June, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Ukraine, where the team attended the AGRO 2018 Expo. AGRO is the leading exhibition for agriculture, services and related topics in Ukraine.
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  • Governor Colyer Announces New Strategic Economic Development Initiative

    On Thursday, July 19, Governor Jeff Colyer announced the launch of a new economic development initiative aimed at attracting investment and promoting business expansion in Kansas. Colyer was joined by Interim Secretary of Commerce Bob North, Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, and other economic development professionals from across the state.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

    Mar 23, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Argentina from July 24 to Aug. 1, 2018. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetics, this provides an opportunity for Kansas purebred beef cattle producers and allied industry to develop relationships with livestock producers in Argentina.
  • Governor’s Drought Declaration Assists Farmers and Ranchers

    Mar 14, 2018
    Governor Jeff Colyer has signed a drought declaration for all 105 counties in the state of Kansas to provide assistance to farmers and ranchers as they cope with the impact the drought will continue to have on crops and livestock.
  • KDA Announces Specialty Crop Grant Opportunity

    Mar 12, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the 2018 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP). Funds for the program are awarded to the agency by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA–AMS). The funds are in turn granted to projects and organizations that promote the competitiveness of specialty crops by achieving defined performance measures.