• KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
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  • From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference Registration Opens

    The From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held Feb. 25-26, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and a wholesale trade show for all attendees.
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  • Governor Highlights Support of Agriculture in Annual State of the State Address

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback expressed his support for agriculture on Tuesday in his State of the State address to the Kansas legislature. The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) works to encourage economic growth, and Governor Brownback recognized that growth in his comments.
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  • Buying Local Firewood Helps Prevent Spread of Tree Diseases

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) encourages Kansans who use firewood to heat their homes to consider using local firewood to help prevent the spread of tree diseases and pests.
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  • KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Costa Rica on Feb. 22-26, 2016. 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 continue developing relationships with livestock producers in Costa Rica. KDA strives to encourage and enhance economic growth of the agriculture industry and the Kansas economy by exploring and expanding both domestic and international marketing opportunities.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Mails Commodity Commission Ballots to Producers

    Jan 19, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) today announced ballots to elect commissioners to the state’s five grain commodity commissions — corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers and wheat — have been mailed to registered voters in districts Seven, Eight and Nine in the eastern region of the state.
  • KDA Seeks Participants for Petfood Forum Asia

    Jan 19, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is seeking individuals to participate in Petfood Forum Asia in Bangkok, Thailand, from March 29–April 1, 2016. In an effort to help Kansas small businesses in the pet food and pet care market, this conference will allow the representatives to explore export opportunities, conduct market research and begin to establish a network of contacts.
  • Kansas Board of Vet Examiners to Meet January 26

    Jan 15, 2016
    The Kansas Board of Vet Examiners will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. The meeting will be held at the Kansas Department of Agriculture building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan. The meeting is open to the public.

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