Agriculture News

Young Farmers and Ranchers Attend Statewide Leadership Conference

MANHATTAN - Farmers and ranchers from across Kansas gathered in Manhattan Feb. 7-9 for the annual Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) leaders conference. More...

KDA to Host Regional Agribusiness Development Workshops in March

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host four Regional Agribusiness Development Workshops in March 2020 to provide Kansas rural communities with...

Veterinary Medicine Researchers Develop New Method To Improve Food Safety

MANHATTAN — Faculty members from the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine have developed a faster, more efficient method of detecting Shiga toxin-producingE....

National Sorghum Producers Announce 2019 Yield Contest Winners

LUBBOCK, Texas (Dec. 17, 2019) – National Sorghum Producers is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 NSP Yield Contest. Producer yields are...

KDA Re-Opens Kansas Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative

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

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...