Outreach and Education

Composting for Livestock Disposal

Opening slideKDA has trained new subject matter experts in composting as a method to manage large-scale livestock disposal. This video explains the process and benefits gained from composting, and includes photos and footage from a real carcass composting site.

Video: Composting to Manage Large-Scale Mortalities

Secure Food Supply Webinars

KDA's Division of Animal Health is hosting a webinar series focused on Secure Food Supply plans. 

Past webinars:

Webinar Series #1: Introduction to Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus
Dr. Sara Ford, Emergency Coordinator at USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
January 31, 2023

Webinar Series #2: Importance of Secure Food Supply Plans and Contingency Planning
Dr. Danelle Bickett-Weddle, Preventalytics
March 22, 2023

Webinar Series #3: Transmission Risk of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Between and Within Herds
Dr. Mike Sanderson, K-State College of Veterinary Medicine
May 24, 2023

Webinar Series #4: Economic Impacts of Foot-and-Mouth Disease
Dr. Dustin Pendell, Kansas State University
July 25, 2023

Webinar Series #5: Stop Movement Order
Dr. Justin Smith, Kansas Animal Health Commissioner
September 26, 2023

Webinar Series #6: Tools for Producers to Support Industry Needs
Miquela Hanselman, National Milk Producers Federation & Dr. Patrick Webb, National Pork Board
November 28, 2023

Animal Facilities Inspection

Small Animal Facilities Webinar Series

March 28, 2024 Webinar
Sustainable Dog & Cat Behavior Programs
Tim Yeaglin, Best Friends - Save Them All

February 14, 2024 Webinar

Fostering by the Numbers
Tim Yeaglin, Best Friends - Save Them All
Foster by the data

January 10, 2024 Webinar
Demystifying Managed Intake
Tim Yeaglin, Best Friends - Save Them All
BFAS Managed Intake

Past Educational Webinars

Feral Swine Management Practices
The Kansas Department of Agriculture hosted an informational webinar on December 1, 2020, to offer an update on the management practices used in Kansas to control feral swine.

Watch the webinar here: Feral Swine Information Webinar
Slide Deck presentations available here:
Curran Salter, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service-Wildlife Services
Frank Rottinghaus, National Wildlife Disease Program

Rabies Awareness for Animal Shelters
Ingrid Garrison, DVM, MPH, Dipl. ACVPM
December 5, 2019