• KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
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  • From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference Registration Opens

    The From the Land of Kansas Annual Conference and Trade Show will be held Feb. 25-26, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. The conference includes the annual meeting for members, partners and farmers’ markets. It will feature general sessions, specialized workshops and a wholesale trade show for all attendees.
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  • Governor Highlights Support of Agriculture in Annual State of the State Address

    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback expressed his support for agriculture on Tuesday in his State of the State address to the Kansas legislature. The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) works to encourage economic growth, and Governor Brownback recognized that growth in his comments.
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  • Buying Local Firewood Helps Prevent Spread of Tree Diseases

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) encourages Kansans who use firewood to heat their homes to consider using local firewood to help prevent the spread of tree diseases and pests.
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  • KDA Seeks Participants for Beef Genetics Trade Mission

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking individuals to participate in a beef genetics trade mission to Costa Rica on Feb. 22-26, 2016. In an effort to increase market opportunities for U.S. and Kansas beef genetics, this provides an opportunity for Kansas purebred beef cattle producers and allied industry to continue developing relationships with livestock producers in Costa Rica. KDA strives to encourage and enhance economic growth of the agriculture industry and the Kansas economy by exploring and expanding both domestic and international marketing opportunities.
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Latest KDA News

  • KDA Offers Morel Mushroom Certification Workshop

    Feb 10, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), in partnership with K-State Research and Extension, Kaw Valley Mycological Society and the University of Kansas, is offering a workshop to help people earn the necessary certification to sell wild morel mushrooms.
  • Pet Animal Advisory Board to Meet Via Conference Call February 17

    Feb 09, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Pet Animal Advisory Board will meet at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, via conference call to conduct the regularly scheduled quarterly meeting of the advisory board.
  • KDA to Host Agribusiness Development Workshop in Allen County

    Feb 08, 2016
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) will host an Agribusiness Development Workshop on February 18, 2016 in the assembly room at the Allen County Courthouse, 1 N Washington St., Iola, Kansas from 1:00-5:00 p.m. This workshop will provide Kansas farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses with resources, and current business development and organizational contacts to assist with startups or expansions.

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