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  • State Conservation Commission Meeting November 21

    Nov 12, 2021
    The State Conservation Commission will hold its regular meeting on Sunday, November 21, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 W. Waterman St. in Wichita. A virtual meeting option can be accessed on request.
  • KDA Pet Animal Advisory Board Meeting November 10

    Nov 05, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will hold its regular quarterly board meeting via teleconference at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.
  • Walnut Creek IGUCA Review Begins

    Nov 02, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources has begun the formal review of the Walnut Creek Intensive Groundwater Use Control Area (IGUCA). The Walnut Creek IGUCA was established in 1992 to address streamflow declines in Walnut Creek and groundwater declines in the Walnut Creek alluvium.
  • 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grants Awarded

    Nov 01, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been awarded $338,128 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Funds for the program are presented by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) – Agricultural Marketing Service to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops.
  • Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Administrative Regulations

    Oct 29, 2021
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 8, 2021, to consider the adoption of proposed regulations to govern commercial industrial hemp production in Kansas.
  • Ag Equipment Manufacturing and Sales Webinar Oct. 27

    Oct 19, 2021
    Beginning this month, the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Great Plains Technology & Manufacturing Cluster, K-State Technology Development Institute, and Kansas Manufacturing Solutions will feature quarterly webinars focused on the Kansas agriculture equipment manufacturing and sales sector.
  • KDA Announces New Specialty Crop Grant Opportunity

    Oct 07, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for the 2021 Specialty Crop Block Grant H.R. 133 Stimulus Program. This program is in addition to the traditional Specialty Crop Block Grant Program; awards for that program will be announced later this fall.
  • KDA Offers Livestock Marketing Webinar Series

    Sep 09, 2021
    Raising and marketing purebred livestock has never been easy, but in recent years, it has become increasingly challenging. For five weeks this fall, the Kansas Department of Agriculture will be offering a free webinar series designed to provide more insight into innovative livestock marketing plans and strategies. The five-part webinar series will be held Wednesday evenings, from October 6 through November 3, at 7:00 p.m.