• 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

  • Updated Agricultural Economic Impact Reports by County Available

    Nov 13, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is committed to providing an environment that enhances and encourages economic growth of the agriculture industry and the Kansas economy. The department’s interactive map of Kansas, showing the economic impact of agriculture broken down by county, has recently been updated to provide citizens with statistics adjusted for 2017.
  • Kansas Department of Agriculture Provides Marketing Resources to Farmers’ Markets

    Nov 09, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has received a U.S. Department of Agriculture Specialty Crop Block Grant to fund the Meet Me at the Market Consumer Recruitment Campaign to provide farmers’ market managers and vendors with resources to increase awareness of specialty crops available at their markets.
  • KDA Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 8

    Nov 01, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 8. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting, and is expected to adjourn around 2:00 p.m.