Outreach and Education

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

Animal Facilities Inspection

AFI Webinars 2021

The June 2021 Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) Animal Inspection Facility (AFI) Luncheon online webinars will cover a variety of Animal Facility Inspection issues that are of interest to AFI facility operators, managers, staff and volunteers.

Each 60-minute webinar will consist of a presentation by an AFI guest speaker, followed by an opportunity for participants to ask questions of the presenters and other KDA-AFI staff.

There is no cost to participate, but you must register below for each webinar to receive the login access information.  The webinars will be recorded unless noted below.

Tuesday, June 1:  This session has ended - ** Note this webinar was not recorded **
Please join us for our kickoff session.  “YOU. In the Pilot’s Seat.” The keynote speaker is Elizabeth McCormick, an inspirational speaker, who will get attendees excited about the work they do. 

Thursday, June 3:  This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR
Documentation, Resources and Finances – Adrienne Heard, MBA, CBA – dba Heard Management

Tuesday, June 8:  This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR

Importing Animals – Dr. Cara Williams, DVM – Zoonoses Team, U.S. CDC Control and Prevention
- Self Importation of Dogs and Cats Presentation w/links

Thursday, June 10: 
This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR
Animal Cruelty/Abuse – Andrew Campbell, Founder/CEO Campbell Research & Consulting.  Mr. Campbell is an expert on family violence and the associated risks of harm for adults, children and animal companions residing in homes where this violence occurs.
- Andrew Campbell Slide Presentation
- Coronavirus and Family Violence
- Behind the Mask
- Lessons Learned from the Pandemic

Tuesday, June 15:
  This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR
Tax Information – Carl York – Kansas Department of Revenue

Thursday, June 17:
  This session has ended - ** Note this webinar was not recorded **
Animal Hoarding – Dr. Christiana Bratiotis, PhD, MSW, Assoc. Professor, Chair, MSW Program, The University of British Columbia – School of Social Work  
- Hoarding Behavior: Myths and Resources

Tuesday, June 22:
  This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR
Pet Disaster Preparedness – Dr. Warren Hess, DVM, Asst. Director Div. of Animal and Public Health – Disaster Coordinator - American Veterinary Medical Association

Thursday, June 24
This session has ended - VIEW THIS WEBINAR
AFI – Breaking Down Barriers – AFI Team, Tyler Kauer – Program Manager, Dr. Mark Olson – Inspector, Christopher Demel – Inspector, Ben Lancaster – Inspector, Michelle Florence – Admin. Asst.
- Animal Facilities Inspection Program Maintenance Booklet

Educational Webinars

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