• 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.
    Read more
  • 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.
    Read more
  • 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.
    Read more
  • Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program Accepting Applications

    The 2018 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 28 through November 4, 2018.
    Read more
  • Governor Colyer Proclaims August as Farmers’ Market Month

    In recognition of the important role farmers’ markets play in Kansas communities, Governor Jeff Colyer proclaimed August as Kansas Farmers’ Market Month.
    Read more
    

Latest KDA News

  • KDA Announces State Drought Assistance Initiative

    Aug 01, 2018
    The Division of Conservation at the Kansas Department of Agriculture is pleased to announce the availability of funds to assist landowners with their efforts to mitigate the impact of drought.
  • Kansas State Board of Agriculture to Meet August 2

    Jul 26, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 2. This is a regularly scheduled board meeting.
  • Kansas NRCS Provides Assistance to Producers in Drought Areas

    Jul 25, 2018
    Gaye L. Benfer, acting Kansas State Conservationist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced today that NRCS is offering technical and financial assistance to producers in Kansas suffering from ongoing drought conditions. Drought recovery funding assistance is available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) Drought Initiative.