• 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 Proposed Old World Bluestem Quarantine

    Jun 13, 2019
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, to consider the issuance of a permanent quarantine regarding Caucasian Bluestem and Yellow Bluestem, commonly known as Old World Bluestem, within the state of Kansas.
  • Plant Disease Identified in Rhododendrons in Kansas

    Jun 07, 2019
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s plant protection and weed control program this week confirmed the presence of a plant disease in hundreds of rhododendrons sold at large retail stores in Kansas.
  • “Taste of Kansas” Event to be Held in Chanute

    Jun 05, 2019
    From the Land of Kansas brings to you its second annual agriculture experience dinner: “Taste of Kansas.” The dinner will allow guests to experience the diverse tastes of food grown, raised or produced in Kansas; meet Kansas agriculture producers and business owners; and enjoy a relaxing evening as they celebrate and appreciate Kansas.