• Governor praises NBAF operations transfer to USDA

    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.
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  • Governor Applauds USDA Relocation Announcement

    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.
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  • Plant Disease Identified in Rhododendrons in Kansas

    The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s plant protection and weed control program this week confirmed the presence of a plant disease in hundreds of rhododendrons sold at large retail stores in Kansas.
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  • “Taste of Kansas” Event to be Held in Chanute

    From the Land of Kansas brings to you its second annual agriculture experience dinner: “Taste of Kansas.” The dinner will allow guests to experience the diverse tastes of food grown, raised or produced in Kansas; meet Kansas agriculture producers and business owners; and enjoy a relaxing evening as they celebrate and appreciate Kansas.
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  • Emergency Livestock Management Workshops Scheduled for Spring

    This spring, KDA will host eight regional workshops to assist Kansans throughout the livestock industry with emergency preparedness.
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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.