• Organic Certification Cost Share Program Accepting Applications

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for the national Organic Certification Cost Share Program (OCCSP).
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  • KDA to Host 14th Annual Kansas Grape Stomp at the Kansas State Fair

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host the 14th annual Kansas Grape Stomp on Saturday, Sept. 7, at 3:00 p.m. on the Lake Talbott Stage at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
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  • KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Argentina

    In late July, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Argentina.
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  • KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, was recognized in July 2019 with a national marketing award for its holiday gift box program.
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  • Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Accepting Applications

    The 2019 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 26 through November 3, 2019.
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Latest KDA News

  • Governor praises NBAF operations transfer to USDA

    Jun 21, 2019
    Governor Laura Kelly praised federal officials for taking an important step toward transitioning operations of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF) from New York to Manhattan, Kan.
  • USDA Announces Change to Haying and Grazing Date

    Jun 20, 2019
    RMA has also determined that silage, haylage and baleage should be treated in the same manner as haying and grazing this year. Producers can hay, graze or cut cover crops for silage, haylage or baleage on prevented plant acres on or after September 1 and still maintain eligibility for their full 2019 prevented planting indemnity.
  • Governor Applauds USDA Relocation Announcement

    Jun 13, 2019
    Gov. Laura Kelly applauded today’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to relocate major research agencies from Washington, D.C., to the Kansas City region, along with nearly 600 high-paying federal jobs.