Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Russell

    Jan 04, 2017
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on Jan. 19, 2017, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Russell City Council Chambers, 133 W. 8th St., Russell. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, current business development and organizational contacts to assist with start-ups or expansions.
  • Kansas Students Participate in Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program

    Dec 21, 2016
    Three Kansas students traveled to Taiwan Dec. 4-10, 2016, to represent the state as part of a long-standing student exchange program to learn about Taiwan’s agricultural industry and how Kansas agriculture exports benefit both Kansas and Taiwan. The students were selected by the Kansas Department of Agriculture based on their exceptional leadership and communication skills, appreciation for international travel and passion for Kansas agriculture.
  • KDA Will Host Six Regional Agribusiness Development Workshops

    Dec 19, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host six regional agribusiness development workshops in early 2017. Mark these dates on your calendar, as the workshops will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, current business development opportunities, and organizational contacts to assist with start-ups or expansions.
  • KDA Offers Reimbursement to Specialty Crop Growers

    Dec 15, 2016
    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. 12–14, 2017.
  • Meeting Planned for Water Users in Upper Republican River Basin

    Dec 14, 2016
    State and local water officials will host an informational meeting and discussion forum for water users and others interested in the water supply of the South Fork Republican River. The meeting will take place at 1:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, at the Cheyenne County 4-H building at the fairgrounds on N. College Street, St. Francis, Kansas.
  • Agriculture Marketing and Promotions Advisory Board to Meet December 16

    Dec 08, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Marketing and Promotions Advisory Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet December 16

    Dec 08, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • KDA Animal Health Board to Meet December 16

    Dec 06, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • KDA Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet December 16

    Dec 06, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 16. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Kansas to Exercise Foreign Animal Disease Response

    Dec 05, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will lead an emergency preparedness exercise, Afterburn, Dec. 19–22, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan., to practice the state’s response plan to a foreign animal disease event. The four-day functional exercise, which will be based out of KDA headquarters in Manhattan, Kan., will enable KDA and its partners in other state agencies, federal and local government, industry, university and six other states to practice the state’s foreign animal disease response plan.