• Kansas Companies Participate in Trade Mission to China

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture led a trade mission to China in August 2017 to provide an opportunity for Kansas small businesses to research new markets. The purpose of the mission was to attend Petfood Forum China and participate in the trade show at Pet Fair Asia.
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  • KDA Welcomes Tyson Foods’ Investment in Kansas

    Today’s announcement that Tyson Foods, Inc. will soon build a $320 million, state-of-the-art poultry complex in eastern Kansas was the result of a tremendous collaboration of local leaders, the agriculture industry, and state and federal government.
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  • JumpStart Funding Awarded to Agriculture Entities

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture partnered with the Kansas Department of Commerce to award funds to Kansas entrepreneurs to encourage innovation and entrepreneurial spirit within the agriculture industry. These funds are made available this summer by the JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneur program.
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  • Senator Pat Roberts to Attend Kansas Ag Growth Summit

    Senator Pat Roberts, chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, will be a special guest at the Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Sen. Roberts has spent more than 30 years serving the needs of Kansas, and is a respected advocate for the agriculture industry. Kansas is fortunate to be represented by a leader of this caliber, and his support of the Ag Growth Summit emphasizes the importance of agricultural growth within the state.
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  • KDA Offers 2017 Organic Certification Cost Share Program

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program (NOCCSP), allowing farms, ranches and businesses which produce, process or package certified organic agricultural products to be reimbursed for eligible expenses.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Seeks Marketing Advisory Board Members

    Jul 21, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s agricultural advocacy, marketing and outreach team is seeking talented Kansans to serve on the Marketing Advisory Board. The mission of the KDA marketing program team is to serve all Kansans through innovative programming and deliver solutions designed to create an environment that facilitates growth and expansion in agriculture while increasing pride in and awareness of the state’s largest industry — agriculture.
  • Groundwater Management District No. 2 Expands Boundaries

    Jul 20, 2017
    Following a public hearing in October 2016, a proposal to expand the boundaries of the Equus Beds Groundwater Management District No. 2 (GMD 2) was approved by David Barfield, Chief Engineer in the Division of Water Resources at the Kansas Department of Agriculture on July 7, 2017.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet July 20

    Jul 19, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, via conference call. Contact the KDA office at 785-564-6700 for call-in information.