• 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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  • Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Accepting Applications

    The 2019 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate about agriculture and are interested in representing Kansas in a week-long exchange program October 26 through November 3, 2019.
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  • Kansas Companies Participate in STEP Grant Trade Missions

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture recently hosted two State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant trade missions to Foro Mascotas Pet Food International in Guadalajara, Mexico, and AGRO 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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  • Governor praises NBAF operations transfer to USDA

    Governor Laura Kelly praised federal officials for taking an important step toward transitioning operations of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from New York to Manhattan, Kan.
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  • Governor Applauds USDA Relocation Announcement

    Gov. Laura Kelly applauded today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to relocate major research agencies from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City region, along with nearly 600 high-paying federal jobs.
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Latest KDA News

  • State Conservation Commission Meeting Scheduled for March 25

    Mar 13, 2019
    The State Conservation Commission will meet on Monday, March 25, 2019. The meeting will take place at 9:00 a.m. at Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Drive in Manhattan.
  • KDA–DWR Exceeds Goals in Online Water Use Reporting

    Mar 13, 2019
    As 2019 began, the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Water Resources initiated a statewide effort to assist water users in online filing of water use reports, in an effort to save resources and improve efficiency.
  • KDA Announces Specialty Crop Block Grant Opportunity

    Mar 12, 2019
    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.