• Kansans explore cattle marketing opportunities in South America

    Billy Brown, Agribusiness Development Coordinator for the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) led Craig Beran of B&D Herefords, Megan Fink of Fink Beef Genetics and Daniel Mushrush of Mushrush Red Angus to explore Argentina and Uruguay in an effort to research and develop new markets for Kansas beef genetics.
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  • Firewood knowledge- Keep warm this winter season

    As the cold weather begins to settle in and the demand for firewood increases, the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA), encourages Kansas citizens to educate themselves and others about firewood transportation in the state.
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  • Poster available for animal health professionals, farmers and ranchers

    In a continuous effort better serve the agriculture industry, an animal health reportable disease poster has been created by the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) and is available electronically at the agency’s website. This is a convenient way for veterinarians to have easy reference to diseases that should be reported immediately upon discovery to Kansas Animal Health officials.
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  • Kansas Farm to School Month Showcases Agriculture Education and Fresh Foods Efforts

    Amongst rotary hydroponics filled with growing greens and vertical gardens hydrated by aquaponics, Maize High agriculture education and culinary program students mingled with state and national leaders in agriculture, education and nutrition services. Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback proclaimed October as Kansas Farm to School Month and Oct. 6-10 as Kansas Farm to School Week.
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  • Kansas Department of Agriculture works to improve response plans

    Learning to execute the Kansas animal health emergency plan and identifying existing gaps were the goals of Invisible Fire, an emergency preparedness exercise conducted in locations across the state Sept. 22-24, 2014.
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  • Commodity commission candidates sought; Nov. 30 filing deadline

    Nov 24, 2014
    The Kansas Department of Agriculture reminds prospective candidates for the state’s five grain commodity commissions to finish gathering signatures for the 2015 elections.
  • Historic Water Agreement signed between Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado

    Nov 19, 2014
    A historic agreement was reached today as Kansas, Nebraska and Colorado conducted a special meeting of the Republican River Compact in Manhattan, Kansas. Representatives of the States have signed a resolution, approving operational adjustments in 2014 and 2015 under the Republican River Compact, which will benefit water users throughout the Basin and set the Administration on a course to find long-term solutions to persistent problems.
  • Kansans explore cattle marketing opportunities in South America

    Nov 17, 2014
    Billy Brown, Agribusiness Development Coordinator for the Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) led Craig Beran of B&D Herefords, Megan Fink of Fink Beef Genetics and Daniel Mushrush of Mushrush Red Angus to explore Argentina and Uruguay in an effort to research and develop new markets for Kansas beef genetics.

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