Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

  • Winter Water Technology Expo in Garden City Jan. 11

    Jan 04, 2018
    The Winter Water Technology Expo will be held on January 11 at the Clarion Inn at 1911 E. Kansas Ave. in Garden City from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and will feature a wide variety of companies and organizations focused on water technology issues and opportunities.
  • KDA to Host Emergency Response Training Workshop in Wichita

    Jan 03, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host a one-day emergency response training workshop in Wichita on Thursday, Jan. 11, for individuals who are interested in participating in the Kansas Agriculture Emergency Response Corps. The workshop will walk through an emergency response orientation for volunteers who would like to participate in the new response corps program.
  • Regional Farmers’ Market Workshops Scheduled for February

    Jan 03, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host five regional workshops in February 2018 to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
  • KDA Receives Grant to Support SAVE Farm

    Dec 28, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to support the development of the Servicemember Agricultural Vocation Education program, also known as SAVE.
  • Kansans Recognized for Conservation Efforts

    Dec 26, 2017
    The Division of Conservation in the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA-DOC) is pleased to recognize Lazy VJ Farms near Fredonia as the recipient of the 2017 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award® and Andrew Larson Jr. of Finney County as the recipient of the 2017 Don Rezac Memorial Award.
  • KDA Offers Reimbursement to Specialty Crop Growers

    Dec 22, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for reimbursement to Kansas specialty crop growers who attend the Great Plains Growers Conference held in St. Joseph, Missouri, Jan. 11-13, 2018.
  • KDA Plans International Trade Missions for 2018

    Dec 01, 2017
    Together, the Kansas Department of Agriculture and the Kansas Department of Commerce were awarded a $380,000 State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant award for use in 2018. Since the grant’s inception in 2012, more than 50 Kansas small businesses have participated and achieved $17.2 million in actual export sales.
  • Arkansas River Compact Administration Annual Meeting to Be Held Dec. 7

    Nov 30, 2017
    The 2017 Annual Meeting of the Kansas-Colorado Arkansas River Compact Administration (ARCA) will be held on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in Lamar Colorado.
  • Kansas Animal Health Board to Meet Via Conference Call December 7

    Nov 30, 2017
    The Kansas Animal Health Board will meet at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, via conference call to conduct the regularly scheduled quarterly meeting of the advisory board.
  • 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.