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  • Purple Ribbon Marketplace Offers Virtual State Fair Opportunity

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s state trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, and a variety of its member companies will be exhibiting in a virtual state fair-like experience, September 11-20, to showcase Kansas products.
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  • Governor Laura Kelly Announces Second Round of CARES Act Funding Applications

    Governor Laura Kelly has announced businesses will soon be able to apply for a total of more than $130 million in grants to serve those most affected by the pandemic and for companies that can expand broadband access in the state. Information on SPARK economic development and connectivity grant programs can now be found online at kansascommerce.gov/covidrelief. Grant applications will be accepted beginning at 12:00 p.m. Wed., Aug. 19, 2020.
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  • Kansas Ag Growth Summit Crossover Webinars and Keynote Session August 17-20

    The 2020 Virtual Ag Growth Summit began in mid-July with sector-specific webinars, and will conclude the week of August 17-20 with lunchtime webinars featuring panels discussing topics that impact the whole Kansas agriculture community. The final summit event will take place on August 20 and will feature Ken Isley from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. KDA invites farmers, ranchers, agribusiness owners, and other industry professionals to join these online conversations.
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  • KDA Releases Custom Rates Survey

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture in cooperation with the Kansas State University Land Use Survey Program has published the 2020 Custom Rates Survey, a summary of rates paid for custom work. The survey and report are released on a biennial basis.
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  • KDA Seeks Nominations for Kansas Ag Heroes

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is excited to announce they are now accepting nominations for the first ever Kansas Agriculture Heroes Program.
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Latest KDA News

  • State Conservation Commission Meeting September 28

    Sep 10, 2020
    The State Conservation Commission will hold a meeting and conference call on Monday, September 28, 2020, at 8:00 a.m. at the Kansas Department of Agriculture in Manhattan. To meet social distancing requirements, the in-person meeting at KDA is limited to 15 individuals including the SCC commissioners, KDA executive staff and KDA Division of Conservation staff. A conference call option is open to the public and available for conservation partners.
  • 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.

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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