Agriculture News

Agriculture News

Regional Farmers’ Market Workshops Scheduled for February

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture and K-State Research and Extension will host six regional workshops in February 2020 to assist farmers’...

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Jackson County

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB)...

New Website to Assist Kansans Coping with Ag-Related Stress

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Agriculture producers have faced significant challenges in recent years, including market uncertainties, natural disasters, ongoing trade wars and other setbacks. These...

Kansas Farm Bureau Honors Members & Friends At 101st Annual Meeting

Manhattan, Kansas - “Kansas Farm Bureau recognized members and friends at its 101st Annual Meeting, Dec. 1-3 in Manhattan. Jackie McClaskey, Crawford County, received KFB’s...

KDA Offers Reimbursement to Specialty Crop Growers

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has funds available for reimbursement to Kansas specialty crop growers who attend an educational conference with...

KDA Participates in Ag Trade Mission to Uruguay

MANHATTAN, Kan. — In September, the Kansas Department of Agriculture participated in a trade mission to Uruguay, where the team attended the Rural del...

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Miami County

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture, along with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has confirmed the presence of emerald ash borer (EAB)...

KDA Confirms Vesicular Stomatitis in Horses in Sherman County

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has announced that vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) was confirmed in horses in Sherman County on October...

‘Get Big Or Get Out’ Farming Has Left Kansas Towns Struggling For Survival

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service DIGHTON, Kansas — A billboard along Interstate 70 boasting about the productivity of Kansas farmers may say more...

People In The Emptying Parts Of Rural Kansas Insist ‘We’re Not Going To Let...

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service COURTLAND, Kansas — Rural Kansas has a storied past, but decades of population decline stand poised to turn...