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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...

Kansas Headlines

Amber Alert Update: Two Family Members Booked Into Jail Following Discovery Of Body In KCK

In a follow up to an Amber Alert that was issued across the State of Kansas on Friday, Kansas City, Kansas police report that...

Kelly Administration Launches KanVet Site to Help Veterans Find Careers in Kansas

Governor Laura Kelly today announced the launch of the new KANSASWORKS KanVet website. The new site provides access to State of Kansas veteran-specific resources and benefits...

K-State Announces Added Furloughs; Total More Than 1,800

MANHATTAN — Multiple Kansas State University colleges and units will implement administrative furloughs as one of several ways the university is addressing significant financial challenges...

CANCELLED: AMBER ALERT: Olivia A. Jansen of Kansas City, Kansas

Olivia Jansen - Missing from Kansas City, Kansas. Image Courtesy of KCTV 5The KBI would like to thank the public for their assistance...

State Settles Federal Lawsuit; Agencies Eager to Continue Systemic Overhaul of Child Welfare System

(Via Press Release) Department for Children and Families Secretary Laura Howard today announced that defendants have agreed to a settlement agreement in the matter...

Kansas News Service

Kansans Planning A Trip To New York Must Now Quarantine For Two Weeks Upon Arrival

By Jodi Fortino - Kansas News Service New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that Kansas has been added to the state’s travel advisory, along with...

A Look At The Sizable Pool Of Candidates Hoping To Represent Kansas’ Big 1st

By Corinne Boyer - Kansas News Service GARDEN CITY, Kansas — Four Republicans and two Democrats are running for Kansas’ 1st Congressional District seat. It’s open...

Kansas Doctors Say Wear A Mask Or Brace For Coronavirus Numbers To Keep Going Up

By Brian Grimmett - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — A month ago, the University of Kansas Hospital had as few as nine of its beds...

How To Go Back To College In A Pandemic: Face Masks, Social Distancing And Shorter Semesters

By Stephan Bisaha - Kansas News Service WICHITA, Kansas — Gone are the days of sneaking late into a crowded lecture hall. Reading college students'...

More Kansans Are Asking for Mail Ballots While Officials Work To Make Polling Places Pandemic-Safe

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service TOPEKA, Kansas — Facing the prospect of standing in line at polling places amid the coronavirus pandemic, requests from...