Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Agriculture News

KDA to Host 14th Annual Kansas Grape Stomp at the Kansas State Fair

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Feel the squish of the grapes in the time-honored tradition of grape stomping as you help celebrate the grape and wine...

KDA Appoints Marketing Advisory Board Members

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Six Kansans have been appointed by Secretary of Agriculture Mike Beam to serve on the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s Marketing Advisory...

Kansas Department of Agriculture Boards to Meet September 12

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Several advisory boards which serve to advise the Kansas Department of Agriculture will meet on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the Kansas...

USDA-NIFA Grant Supports Efforts To Control Viral Diseases in Swine

Courtesy of Kansas State University MANHATTAN — A $475,000 grant will help a Kansas State University research laboratory determine methods to control two of the...

KDA Announces Kansas Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Conservation announces the expansion of the Kansas Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative. This initiative...

Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Accepting Applications

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The 2019 Taiwan Agricultural Youth Exchange Program is currently accepting applications from high school seniors or college freshmen who are passionate...

KDA Marketing Program Receives National Honor

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture’s trademark program, From the Land of Kansas, was recognized in July 2019 with a national marketing...

Tyson To Rebuild Western Kansas Plant, But Fire Idles Operation Indefinitely

By Brian Grimmett & Angie Haflich - Kansas News Service Tyson Fresh Meats plans to reopen the Holcomb, Kansas, beef packing plant partially destroyed by...

KDA Announces State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has announced the members of the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee. The committee was established this...

Kansas Wheat Harvest Report – Day 16 (7/22/19) Final Report

This is day 16, the final day of the 2019 Kansas Wheat Harvest Reports, brought to you by the Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Association...