• Regional Farmers’ Market Workshops Scheduled for February

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture, K-State Research and Extension and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment will host six regional workshops in February 2019 to assist farmers’ market vendors and managers.
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  • KDA to Exercise Foreign Animal Disease Response

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture will lead an emergency preparedness exercise, named Rampart, Dec. 17–20, 2018, in Manhattan, Kansas, to practice the state’s response plan to a foreign animal disease event.
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  • KDA Responds to Farm Bill Conference Report

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture and Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey responded to today’s release of the 2018 Farm Bill conference report.
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  • KDA Partners with Implement Dealer to Address Workforce Needs

    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.
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  • KDA Participates in USDA Trade Mission to South Africa

    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.
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Latest KDA News

  • Kansas Awarded $200,000 in Grant Funding to Expand Exports

    Sep 21, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Commerce and the Kansas Department of Agriculture have been chosen by the U.S. Small Business Administration as recipients of SBA’s State Trade Expansion Program (STEP), which will be used to provide much-needed export assistance to Kansas small and medium-sized businesses.
  • West Nile Virus Confirmed in Horses in Kansas

    Sep 20, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has received notification of multiple confirmed cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in horses across the state over the past few weeks. Confirmed cases have been reported in Lyon, Seward, Neosho, Marion and Wichita counties.
  • Meeting Planned to Discuss Water Issues in Upper Republican River Basin

    Sep 18, 2018
    State water officials will host an informational meeting and forum for water users and others interested in Republican River Basin issues, including options for Bonny Reservoir and how to best invest in the basin’s water resources.