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  • KDA Offers Food Safety Webinar Series in 2021

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s food safety and lodging program will offer monthly online webinars on food safety issues beginning Monday, January 25, 2021. The free webinar series will cover a variety of food safety issues that are of interest to food business operators, managers and workers.
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  • KDA Announces 2021 Bluestem Pasture Survey

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking respondent feedback for the 2021 Bluestem Pasture Survey to collect information on native tallgrass pasture use and practices. The survey is administered through the K-State Land Use Survey Center and will be open through March 31, 2021.
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  • Farmers’ Market, Direct-to-Consumer Virtual Workshops in February

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension will offer virtual workshops February 16–19, 2021, to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers, and also for those wanting to sell food products directly to consumers.
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  • Commercial Industrial Hemp Program Applications Now Available

    Applications to obtain a license to participate in the new Kansas Commercial Industrial Hemp Program are now available on the Kansas Department of Agriculture website. The program allows for the licensing of producers to commercially grow or cultivate industrial hemp.
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  • Kansas Management Plan for Emerald Ash Borer Will Change in 2021

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s plant protection and weed control program is changing its approach to stopping the spread of the emerald ash borer beetle (EAB), following the lead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Latest KDA News

  • State Board of Agriculture to Meet September 17

    Sep 10, 2020
    The Kansas State Board of Agriculture will meet for its regular board meeting on Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Kansas Department of Agriculture office at 1320 Research Park Drive in Manhattan.
  • KDA to Host Livestock Export Webinar

    Sep 08, 2020
    A global need for quality breeding stock and genetics is creating market opportunities for Kansas livestock producers. To meet the growing demand, the Kansas Department of Agriculture will host a virtual livestock export webinar featuring industry experts in exporting livestock and genetics.
  • KDA Pet Animal Advisory Board Virtual Meeting September 9

    Sep 03, 2020
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will hold its regular quarterly board meeting using internet meeting services at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 9.

Kansas Agriculture Events

Due to statewide guidance related to COVID-19, KDA has made changes to plans for scheduled events. Find a list of all cancelled and postponed events here:   KDA Schedule Changes
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