• Kansas Department of Agriculture notified of confirmed positive case of Avian Influenza

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture was notified late Friday afternoon that samples collected from a backyard poultry flock containing both chickens and ducks in Leavenworth County was positive for HPAI H5N2.
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  • Kansas Agriculture Day with Photographer Jim Richardson

    From behind the lens of a high-powered camera, Jim Richardson, photographer for National Geographic, gives Kansans a new focus on the world of agriculture. Lecturing on March 18 at 7 p.m. in the Kansas State University Union Little Theatre, Richardson will take viewers on a visual journey, zooming in on “Feeding a Hungry Planet”.
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  • Meeting to discuss HUD application process March 11

    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
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  • Kansas FFA Week Celebrated

    Governor Sam Brownback today signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 21- 28 as Kansas FFA Week.
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  • Secure a piece of history- Kansas Brand books and paper brand applications being made available

    Historical brand applications dated back to 1939 are currently being made available by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA). Limited historic brand books are also available for sale to the public in hard copy format.
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  • KDA Completes Surveys in Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties

    Mar 20, 2015
    In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has completed surveys in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties and will now begin testing identified flocks.
  • Virtual Kansas Dairy Farm Tour Goes Live on YouTube

    Mar 18, 2015
    n celebration of Ag Day and Ag Month, the agricultural organizations in Kansas partnered together to launch a virtual tour of a dairy farm. The video, which has been posted on the KSRE YouTube channel, features a Kansas dairy farm and can be used as an educational tool for classrooms and organizations statewide.
  • KDA Establishes Quarantine Zones in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties

    Mar 16, 2015
    In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties to respond quickly and decisively to eradicate the outbreak of HPAI.

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