Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

  • KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop

    Feb 10, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
  • Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet Via Conference Call February 17

    Feb 09, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, via conference call to conduct the regularly scheduled quarterly meeting of the advisory board.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Allen County

    Feb 08, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 18, 2016 in the assembly room at the Allen County Courthouse, 1 N Washington St., Iola, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.
  • Kansas Board of Vet Examiners to Meet February 2, 2016

    Feb 02, 2016
    The Kansas Board of Veterinary Examiners will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The meeting will be held in the basement reception area of The Senate Suites, 900 SW Tyler, Topeka, Kan. The meeting is open to the public.
  • Public Hearing Scheduled for Amendments to Ag Liming Regulations

    Feb 02, 2016
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016, to consider the adoption of proposed amendments to agricultural liming regulations. The hearing will be held in the first floor meeting room 124 of the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) building, 1320 Research Park Dr., Manhattan, Kan.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Republic County

    Feb 01, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 11, 2016 at the Belleville City Office, 1819 L St., Belleville, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.
  • Parsons to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

    Jan 28, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Parsons on Saturday, Feb. 20, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers. This is one of four regional workshops which are being hosted by the KDA this year.
  • From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference Registration Opens

    Jan 27, 2016
    The From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held Feb. 25-26, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and a wholesale trade show for all attendees.
  • Wichita to Host Regional Farmers’ Market Vendor Workshop

    Jan 25, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host a regional workshop in Wichita on Saturday, Feb. 6, in conjunction with the Central Kansas Market Grower Vendor Workshop. This is one of four regional workshops which are being hosted by the KDA this year to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
  • KDA Mails Commodity Commission Ballots to Producers

    Jan 19, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) today announced ballots to elect commissioners to the state’s five grain commodity commissions — corn, grain sorghum, soybeans, sunflowers and wheat — have been mailed to registered voters in districts Seven, Eight and Nine in the eastern region of the state.