• KDA Participates in USDA Trade Mission to South Africa

    On October 29–November 2, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to South Africa led by U.S. Department of Agriculture Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney.
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  • Kansas Takes the Lead in Secure Food Supply Plans

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health (KDA–DAH) is pleased to share that Kansas now has more than one million head of cattle covered by Secure Beef Supply Plans, a significant step toward supporting the economic viability of the Kansas cattle industry in the event of a foreign animal disease outbreak.
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  • KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Uruguay

    In September, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Uruguay, where Kansas purebred beef cattle producers had the opportunity to research and develop new markets for beef genetics.
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  • KDA Offers Reimbursement to Specialty Crop Growers

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for reimbursement to Kansas specialty crop growers who attend the Great Lakes Expo held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, from December 4-6, 2018.
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  • KDA Participates in Trade Mission to Argentina

    In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina, where the team attended the La Rural 2018 Exhibition. La Rural has become the most prominent livestock show in Argentina, with more than one million people in attendance.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Prepares to Oversee Industrial Hemp in Kansas

    Apr 20, 2018
    Today Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. signed Senate Bill 263, which enacts the Alternative Crop Research Act allowing the Kansas Department of Agriculture to oversee the cultivation of industrial hemp in a research program. KDA has begun the process of developing rules and regulations to guide the Alternative Crop Research Act, which will include an open dialogue and information exchange at a public forum in May.
  • Kansas Animal Health Board to Meet May 1

    Apr 19, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Animal Health Board will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 1. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet April 30

    Apr 17, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, April 30. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.