• KDA Hosts Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted a planning seminar for the Multi-State Partnership for Security in Agriculture the week of Feb. 5–9. Representatives from 16 states gathered in the Manhattan KDA building to work on strategies to improve the nation’s readiness to respond to emergencies and disasters affecting the agriculture community.
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  • KDA Provides Marketing Stipend to 12 Farmers’ Markets

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has selected 12 farmers’ markets as recipients of the Meet Me at the Market stipend program. This program makes funds available to state departments of agriculture solely to enhance competitiveness of specialty crops
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  • From the Land of Kansas Annual Meeting and Farmers’ Market Conference

    The From the Land of Kansas Annual Meeting and Farmers’ Market Conference will be held March 1-2, 2018, at the Bluemont Hotel in Manhattan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It also will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and the opportunity to network with Kansas-based businesses.
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  • KDA to Host Regional Emergency Response Training Workshops

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host seven regional emergency response training workshops this spring. Workshops will take place in Clay Center, Lawrence, Wichita, Chanute, Garden City, Colby and Manhattan.
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  • KDA Outlines Changes and Approves Training for Dicamba Products

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has received updated labels for three herbicide products which contain dicamba, and asks all consumers to learn about the changes and updates and to take the necessary steps to be in compliance with the label of their chosen product, including attending required training.
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Latest KDA News

  • Kansas Exercises Animal Disease Response Preparedness

    Nov 30, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture held a tabletop exercise on Tuesday, Nov. 28, as the first stage of the state’s annual emergency preparedness exercise. This year’s exercise, named Phoenix, will continue Dec. 18–20, 2017, as the agency simulates a foreign animal disease event to practice the state’s agriculture emergency response plan.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet December 15

    Nov 29, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 15. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Weights and Measures Regulations

    Nov 14, 2017
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, to consider the adoption of proposed regulations related to the Division of Weights and Measures. The hearing will be held in room 124 on the first floor of the Kansas Department of Agriculture building at 1320 Research Park Dr. in Manhattan, Kansas.