• Kansas farmers encouraged to be proactive in wheat disease control

    Kansas farmers are encouraged to be especially cognizant during wheat planting season to select wheat varieties with high resistance to fungal diseases as well as to apply fungicides to seed before drilling wheat this season.
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  • From the Land of Kansas to host tailgate contest

    Kansas’ agricultural trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, invites tailgaters to participate in the second annual From the Land of Kansas Tailgate Contest. The contest, presented by Manhattan Hy-Vee, will be held September 5, 2015 prior to the Kansas State University vs. South Dakota football game.
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  • Kansas Department of Agriculture Photo Contest Voting to open August 15

    An elevator at sunset, a grandson helping his grandfather feed cattle or a young 4-H member taking a nap with their county fair steer; which is your favorite? Voting for the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s photo contest will open online on Saturday, Aug. 15
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  • Kansas Department of Agriculture hosts Chinese sorghum trade missions

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted three trade missions earlier this summer, sharing the benefits of grain sorghum with delegates from China.
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  • KDA photo contest coming to a close

    As the summer season comes to a bittersweet end, so does the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s photo contest. There is still time to get your entries submitted in one of four categories. Final deadline for submitting entries is 5 p.m. August 1, 2015.
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  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture meeting July 17

    Jul 09, 2015
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 11:30 a.m. on July 17, 2015 via tele/web conference.
  • Rabies cases rise in Kansas

    Jul 02, 2015
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health has identified a an increased number of rabies cases reported in Kansas this year. As of June 30, 69 cases of rabies have been confirmed in Kansas for 2015.
  • Kansans named to Agricultural Trade Advisory Committees

    Jul 01, 2015
    Today Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey congratulated three Kansans recently appointed by USDA chief Tom Vilsack to serve on the Agricultural Policy Advisory Committee (APAC) and two of six commodity specific Agricultural Technical Advisory Committees (ATACs).

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