• 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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  • Value-Added Feed Ingredients Buyers Mission at the World Dairy Expo

    Food Export will be conducting a Value-Added Feed Ingredients Buyers Mission in conjunction with the World Dairy Expo, September 29 through October 1, 2015.
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  • Rabies cases rise in Kansas

    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.
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  • Kansas continues to address presence of wheat disease

    Kansas weather conditions have been ideal this year for the development of wheat disease. Stripe rust is a common wheat disease being managed through the middle of the United States from Texas to North Dakota. It has been widely observed in Kansas wheat fields. Also detected this year, for the first time in Kansas since the 1930s, is flag smut.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA seeks participants for beef genetics trade missions

    Jun 10, 2015
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate on agricultural trade missions to Argentina and Uruguay. Tentatively, the Argentina mission will take place July 26 to Aug. 1, 2015, and the Uruguay mission Sept.13-19, 2015.
  • Movement restrictions for poultry events, exhibitions and sales issued in Kansas

    Jun 09, 2015
    In an effort to protect the Kansas poultry industry and to promote stronger biosecurity practices throughout the state, Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has issued a stop movement order, signed by Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey, targeting Kansas poultry and live birds, effectively cancelling all poultry-related shows and events through calendar year 2015. This includes all types of poultry activities where birds from different flocks are co-mingled.
  • Governor Brownback declares June as Kansas Dairy Month

    Jun 09, 2015
    Showing appreciation for the hardworking dairymen and women who toil 365 days a year to provide wholesome and nutritious dairy products, Gov. Sam Brownback has declared June as Kansas Dairy Month.

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