• 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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  • Summit on Agricultural Growth to Be Held August 23 in Manhattan

    Join agriculture leaders from across the state at the third annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, at the Manhattan Conference Center at the Hilton Garden Inn. The Summit is an interactive day filled with sessions designed to promote action and collaboration as the Kansas agriculture community works to create an environment that encourages growth throughout Kansas, in all areas of agriculture.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Announces State Drought Assistance Initiative

    Aug 01, 2018
    The Division of Conservation at the Kansas Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the availability of funds to assist landowners with their efforts to mitigate the impact of drought.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet August 2

    Jul 26, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Kansas NRCS Provides Assistance to Producers in Drought Areas

    Jul 25, 2018
    Gaye L. Benfer, acting Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today that NRCS is offering technical and financial assistance to producers in Kansas suffering from ongoing drought conditions. Drought recovery funding assistance is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Drought Initiative.

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