Kansas Department of Agriculture News Releases

  • KDA and Extension Offer Morel Mushroom Identification Session

    Jan 23, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension are offering two sessions to help people earn the necessary approval to sell wild morel mushrooms.
  • From the Land of Kansas 40th Anniversary Celebration

    Jan 23, 2018
    From the Land of Kansas, the state’s agricultural trademark program, is celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2018. The program will kick off its celebration at the Kansas State Capitol on Tuesday, January 30, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • 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.