Agriculture News

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...

National Sorghum Producers Partners with USDA to Quantify Sorghum Sustainability in Key Ethanol Production...

LUBBOCK, TX (October 22, 2019) – National Sorghum Producers today announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service in...

Kansas Farm Bureau Brand Launches Campaign on Nutritional Value of Meat

MANHATTAN - Kansas Farm Bureau’s consumer-focused brand, Kansas Living, will launch a “Make Mine Meat” campaign Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Manhattan Meat Market...

Gove County District Court Finds GMD 4 LEMA Constitutional

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A district court in western Kansas has ruled that the chief engineer of the Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Water...

Hearing Scheduled for Changes to Pet Animal Health Regulations

MANHATTAN, Kan. — A public hearing will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, October 21, 2019, to consider the adoption of proposed changes...

Kansas Farm Bureau To Celebrate 101st Annual Meeting in December

MANHATTAN – Kansas Farm Bureau (KFB) will celebrate its 101st annual meeting Dec. 1-3 in Manhattan. “This annual meeting will mark more than a century...