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  • KDA Partners with Implement Dealer to Address Workforce Needs

    Nov 20, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Carl’s Sales and Service, Inc. of Thayer hosted 21 high school agriculture students from four southeast Kansas schools at a hands-on dealership experience. The Nov. 6 event was coordinated in an effort to introduce students to careers within the agricultural mechanics pathway and farm equipment dealerships.
  • State Conservation Commission Meeting Nov. 18

    Nov 15, 2018
    The State Conservation Commission will meet at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. The meeting will take place in the Consulate III meeting room at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wichita Airport at 2098 Airport Road in Wichita.
  • KDA–DWR Announces Water Use Report Paper Filing Fee

    Nov 12, 2018
    Water right owners in Kansas soon will be expecting a familiar letter in the mail, requiring them to submit a complete and accurate water use report to the Kansas Department of Agriculture, Division of Water Resources. This year’s mailing will look different, because starting with the 2018 water use reporting period KDA–DWR is implementing a $20 per water right paper filing fee on each water use report (except for domestic use) when that report is submitted in paper form.
  • KDA Participates in USDA Trade Mission to South Africa

    Nov 09, 2018
    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.
  • KDA Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet Nov. 14

    Nov 06, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet via teleconference at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.