• 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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  • Kansans explore cattle marketing opportunities in South America

    Billy Brown, Agribusiness Development Coordinator for the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) led Craig Beran of B&D Herefords, Megan Fink of Fink Beef Genetics and Daniel Mushrush of Mushrush Red Angus to explore Argentina and Uruguay in an effort to research and develop new markets for Kansas beef genetics.
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  • Firewood knowledge- Keep warm this winter season

    As the cold weather begins to settle in and the demand for firewood increases, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), encourages Kansas citizens to educate themselves and others about firewood transportation in the state.
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  • Poster available for animal health professionals, farmers and ranchers

    In a continuous effort better serve the agriculture industry, an animal health reportable disease poster has been created by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) and is available electronically at the agency’s website. This is a convenient way for veterinarians to have easy reference to diseases that should be reported immediately upon discovery to Kansas Animal Health officials.
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  • Kansas Farm to School Month Showcases Agriculture Education and Fresh Foods Efforts

    Amongst rotary hydroponics filled with growing greens and vertical gardens hydrated by aquaponics, Maize High agriculture education and culinary program students mingled with state and national leaders in agriculture, education and nutrition services. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed October as Kansas Farm to School Month and Oct. 6-10 as Kansas Farm to School Week.
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Latest KDA News

  • PIN Tags to be required by 2015 in pork industry

    Dec 12, 2014
    As of January 1, 2015, all breeding swine stock will be required by packers and processors to obtain official premises identification number (PIN) tags. According to the National Pork Board, these official PIN tags are being used in an effort to improve pre-harvest traceability and disease prevention.
  • Arkansas River Compact Administration to Meet December 17

    Dec 09, 2014
    The Arkansas River Compact Administration (ARCA) annual meeting will be on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. Central Standard Time.
  • Delegates Selected to Attend Taiwan Youth Exchange Program

    Dec 04, 2014
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is pleased to announce three student delegates representing Kansas at the 2015 Taiwan Youth Exchange Program. The three students are: Anna Setter, freshman at Kansas State University; Dakota Roy, senior at West Franklin High School; and RaeLynn McClelland, freshman at Allen County Community College.

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