• KDA Participates in Heartland Tour in Japan

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture was among 23 different organizations represented during the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) Heartland Tour in Tokyo and Sendai, Japan, September 1-7, 2019. Suzanne Ryan-Numrich, KDA international trade director, and Bob Haselwood, Berryton, Kansas Soybean Commission, represented the state on the mission.
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  • Organic Certification Cost Share Program Accepting Applications

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the national Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP).
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  • KDA to Host 14th Annual Kansas Grape Stomp at the Kansas State Fair

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host the 14th annual Kansas Grape Stomp on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 3:00 p.m. on the Lake Talbott Stage at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
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  • KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Argentina

    In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina.
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  • KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, was recognized in July 2019 with a national marketing award for its holiday gift box program.
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Latest KDA News

  • Hearing Scheduled for Changes to Pet Animal Health Regulations

    Oct 14, 2019
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, to consider the adoption of proposed changes to pet animal health regulations. The hearing will be held in room 124 on the first floor of the Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr. in Manhattan.
  • KDA Selects 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Projects

    Oct 11, 2019
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded $373,525.24 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Funds for the program are presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Marketing Service to increase opportunities for specialty crops. According to the USDA, specialty crops are defined as “fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, horticulture and nursery crops, including floriculture.” KDA has selected other recipients to further utilize the funds.
  • KDA Provides Updated Reports on the Economic Contribution of Agriculture

    Oct 11, 2019
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has recently updated its interactive map of Kansas, showing the economic contribution of agriculture across the state broken down by county. Located on the KDA website, the interactive resource can be used to find the agricultural economic facts for each of the 105 counties in Kansas, as well as a report for the entire state.