• Emergency Livestock Management Workshops Scheduled for Spring

    This spring, KDA will host eight regional workshops to assist Kansans throughout the livestock industry with emergency preparedness.
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  • KDA Celebrates Kansas Ag Day on March 14

    In honor of Kansas’ largest industry, employer and economic driver, the Kansas Department of Agriculture observed Kansas Agriculture Day on March 14 with a day at the Capitol.
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  • KDA Announces Specialty Crop Block Grant Opportunity

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is accepting applications for the 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. Funds for the program are awarded to the agency by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service. The funds are in turn granted to projects and organizations that promote the competitiveness of specialty crops.
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  • KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Identification Classes

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, is offering two classes to help people earn the necessary approval to sell wild morel mushrooms. The classes will take place in South Hutchinson on March 12 and in Eureka on March 19.
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  • Industrial Hemp Research Program Applications Now Available

    Applications to obtain a license to participate in the new Kansas Industrial Hemp Research Program are now available on the Kansas Department of Agriculture website. Applications are now posted as the regulations for the program became effective today.
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Latest KDA News

  • Public Hearing Scheduled for Proposed Animal Health Regulations

    Nov 28, 2018
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, to consider the adoption of proposed regulations within the Animal Facilities Inspection Program. 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 Partners with Implement Dealer to Address Workforce Needs

    Nov 20, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Carl’s Sales and Service, Inc. of Thayer hosted 21 high school agriculture students from four southeast Kansas schools at a hands-on dealership experience. The Nov. 6 event was coordinated in an effort to introduce students to careers within the agricultural mechanics pathway and farm equipment dealerships.
  • State Conservation Commission Meeting Nov. 18

    Nov 15, 2018
    The State Conservation Commission will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. The meeting will take place in the Consulate III meeting room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport at 2098 Airport Road in Wichita.