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KDA OFFICES ARE OPEN: Although Kansas Department of Agriculture staff has shifted back to remote work as much as possible, all KDA offices will remain open and staffed to provide full service to customers across the state, including the Division of Water Resources field offices and routine inspections conducted by KDA. At this time, we do not anticipate any disruption or delay in the agency’s service to the public.

Latest KDA News

  • Kansas Department of Agriculture Announces 2021 Ag Summit

    Jun 23, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host the state’s agriculture community in person for its sixth annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, August 26, in Manhattan.
  • Hearing for Proposed Permanent Quarantine of Federal Noxious Weeds

    Jun 18, 2021
    A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at the Kansas Department of Agriculture, 1320 Research Park Dr. in Manhattan, regarding the issuance of a permanent statewide quarantine of weed species that have been designated noxious by federal regulation
  • KDA Releases 2021 Kansas Bluestem Pasture Survey

    Jun 11, 2021
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, in cooperation with the Kansas State University Land Use Survey Program, has published the 2021 Kansas Bluestem Pasture Survey, a summary of leases on bluestem pasture in the Flint Hills region of Kansas.
  • State Board of Agriculture to Meet June 11

    Jun 08, 2021
    The Kansas State Board of Agriculture will meet for its regular quarterly board meeting on Friday, June 11, from 9:00 a.m. to noon at American AgCredit, 4105 N. Ridge Road in Wichita, Kansas.
  • KDA Photo Contest Now Accepting Entries

    Jun 07, 2021
    The beauty of Kansas agriculture has been celebrated throughout the state’s ag industry, and we encourage photographers to capture that beauty and share it with others through the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s annual photo contest. KDA began accepting photos on June 7, and will continue accepting entries through August 16.
  • Help Prevent Equine Disease This Summer

    Jun 02, 2021
    As summer approaches, the Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health encourages horse owners to take proactive steps to prevent the transmission of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV), an equine disease that is common in the summer months.
  • Rural Veterinary Workforce Development Taskforce Seeks Feedback

    May 18, 2021
    Amidst a growing concern for a lack of access to veterinary services in rural Kansas, a group of statewide organizations and higher education leadership have combined resources to form the Rural Veterinary Workforce Development (RVWD) Taskforce. The taskforce has developed an online survey where livestock producers are encouraged to provide feedback and give these issues a voice.