• 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 State Board of Agriculture to Meet Sept. 13

    Sep 07, 2018
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Board of Agriculture will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Kansas State Fair. The meeting will be held in the Kansas Farmers Service Activity Room of the Encampment Building at the Kansas State Fairgrounds in Hutchinson.
  • KDA to Host 13th Annual Kansas Grape Stomp at the Kansas State Fair

    Sep 05, 2018
    Feel the squish of the grapes in the time-honored tradition of grape stomping as you help celebrate the grape and wine industry in Kansas. The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host the 13th annual Kansas Grape Stomp on Saturday, Sept. 8, at 3:00 p.m. on the Lake Talbott Stage at the Kansas State Fair in Hutchinson.
  • KDA Animal Health Boards to Meet Sept. 13

    Sep 04, 2018
    Two advisory boards which serve to advise the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Division of Animal Health will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 13, at the Kansas State Fair. The Kansas Board of Animal Health and the Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet jointly for this regularly scheduled board meeting.