• 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

  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Emporia

    Jan 12, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on Feb. 2, 2017, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Valu Net Fiber Smart room of the Trusler Business Center, 719 Commercial Street in Emporia. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, current business development and organizational contacts to assist with start-ups or expansions.
  • Wichita to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

    Jan 11, 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 Wichita on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, in conjunction with the Central Kansas Market Grower Vendor Workshop. This is the first of four regional workshops which are being hosted by KDA this year to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
  • Governor Proclaims January as From the Land of Kansas Month

    Jan 10, 2017
    In recognition of From the Land of Kansas, the agricultural trademark program which is a visible and important link between producers and consumers of Kansas agricultural products, Governor Sam Brownback proclaimed January as From the Land of Kansas Month.