• NBAF breaks ground in Manhattan

    The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) groundbreaking took place today in a ceremony attended by city, university, state and federal leaders.
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  • Savor the Season recipe cards available - Cards help consumers cook with local produce and herbs

    In an effort to add cooking inspiration and education into farmers’ markets, From the Land of Kansas has partnered with Kansas Farm Bureau to launch Savor the Season. The campaign promotes Kansas specialty crops.
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  • Kansas in spotlight as Chinese delegation from Hebei Province visits Kansas

    Kansas Department of Agriculture and Kansas Department of Commerce hosted a Chinese agricultural delegation from Hebei Province May 5-6, 2015.
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  • DriftWatch provides safety to Kansas specialty crop growers

    Maintaining the rich heritage of agricultural stewardship in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has teamed up with DriftWatch, an online mapping tool, to protect the state’s specialty crops.
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  • Kansan offers testimony to Senate Ag Committee in support of lifting Cuban embargo

    Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, recently held a hearing on opportunities and challenges for agriculture trade with Cuba. Fifth generation wheat farmer Doug Keesling of Chase, Kansas, offered testimony of support.
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  • KDA Completes Surveys in Leavenworth and Wyandotte Counties

    Mar 20, 2015
    In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture has completed surveys in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties and will now begin testing identified flocks.
  • Virtual Kansas Dairy Farm Tour Goes Live on YouTube

    Mar 18, 2015
    n celebration of Ag Day and Ag Month, the agricultural organizations in Kansas partnered together to launch a virtual tour of a dairy farm. The video, which has been posted on the KSRE YouTube channel, features a Kansas dairy farm and can be used as an educational tool for classrooms and organizations statewide.
  • KDA Establishes Quarantine Zones in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties

    Mar 16, 2015
    In response to the confirmed positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in Kansas, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) has established a quarantine zone in Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties to respond quickly and decisively to eradicate the outbreak of HPAI.

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