• KDA Seeks Participants for Petfood Forum China

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in Petfood Forum China in Shanghai, China, from August 21-27, 2017. This conference will allow the representatives to explore export opportunities, conduct market research, and begin to establish a network of contacts to help Kansas small businesses in the pet food and pet care market.
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  • KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission to Argentina

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in an agricultural trade mission to Argentina. Tentatively, the mission will take place July 24-30, 2017. The goal of this mission is to provide an opportunity for Kansas purebred beef cattle producers and allied industry to develop relationships with livestock producers in Argentina to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetics.
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  • Kansas Companies Participate in Trade Mission to Mexico

    In March 2017, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, in partnership with the Kansas Corn Commission, sponsored an agricultural trade mission to Mexico to expand market opportunities in corn, distiller’s grains and ethanol.
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  • Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Doniphan County

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB) in Doniphan County, Kansas.
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  • Kansas Companies Participate in Trade Mission to Russia

    In February 2017, the Kansas Department of Agriculture sponsored seven Kansans in an agricultural trade mission to AgroFarm Russia to expand market opportunities in productive animal husbandry. AgroFarm Russia is a leading exhibition for animal husbandry and animal breeding, and provided the group an opportunity to interact with breeders and genetics companies to promote the use of U.S. livestock genetics.
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Latest KDA News

  • Bayer Construction Awarded Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award

    Jan 18, 2017
    For the fifth time, Bayer Construction Co. Inc. located in Manhattan was awarded the 2016 Governor’s Mined Land Reclamation Award presented at the 2017 Kansas Aggregate Producers Association annual convention in Overland Park, Kan., on January 13. This award is presented by the Division of Conservation in the Kansas Department of Agriculture to recognize a company that demonstrated excellence in implementing mined land reclamation and conveying a positive image of mining in Kansas.
  • Olathe to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

    Jan 17, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Olathe on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. This is the second of four regional workshops which are being hosted by KDA this year.
  • KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Identification Session

    Jan 13, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a session to help people earn the necessary approval to sell wild morel mushrooms. The session will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at the Sedgwick County Extension Education Center, 7001 W. 21st Street N. in Wichita. The session will be held as one of the breakout sessions of the Central Kansas Market Grower & Vendor Workshop which will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Feb 4.