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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

Governor Laura Kelly Appoints Christopher Etzel to Fill District Court Vacancy in the 2nd Judicial District

TOPEKA – Today Governor Laura Kelly appointed Christopher Etzel, Havensville, to the 2nd Judicial District vacancy created by the retirement of Chief...

Governor Laura Kelly Announces FY 2022 Kansas Budget to Protect Fiscal Foundation and Kickstart Economic Recovery

Governor Laura Kelly today announced her third budget recommendation. The fiscally responsible budget protects and invests in core services – like education, infrastructure, and...

KBI Seeks Person of Interest In Death Investigation

CRAWFORD COUNTY – The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) and the Crawford County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a person of interest in a...

Commercial Industrial Hemp Program Applications Now Available

MANHATTAN, Kansas — Applications to obtain a license to participate in the new Kansas Commercial Industrial Hemp Program are now available on the Kansas...

KDA Announces 2021 Bluestem Pasture Survey

MANHATTAN, Kansas — The Kansas Department of Agriculture is seeking respondent feedback for the 2021 Bluestem Pasture Survey to collect information on native tallgrass...

Kansas News Service

Kansas Hospitals Seek Help From Nearby States, But The Whole Midwest Faces A COVID Surge

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Hospitals in Colorado and Nebraska are calling Kansas in desperate search of beds for coronavirus patients. But Kansas...

Kansas Republicans Keep Their 3 Congressional Seats; Davids Reelected In Kansas City Suburbs

By Stephan Bisaha Stephen Koranda, Nadya Faulx, Aviva Okeson-Haberman - Kansas News Service Democrats and Republicans in Kansas will keep their seats in the U.S....

Republicans Keep Kansas’ Open Senate Seat By Electing Roger Marshall

By Jim McLean - Kansas News Service OVERLAND PARK, Kansas — Kansas Republican U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall is moving up to the U.S. Senate after...

‘It Is Not Sustainable’: Kansas’ Online Teachers Are Overworked And Quitting

WICHITA, Kansas — Less than a week into the new school year, the warning came: the school district’s COVID-19 learning plan expected too much from...

Kansas Nursing Homes Still Waiting On Coronavirus Testing Gear From The Feds, And Can’t Afford Labs

By Celia Llopis-Jepsen - Kansas News Service Phillips County Retirement Center got a coronavirus testing machine this month from the U.S. Department of Health and...