News & Updates
25 FFA chapters from around the state of Kansas attended the inaugural Chapter Leadership Trainings (CLT) this past month of July.
Young men and women age 18 or younger have the opportunity to win scholarships and prizes through the 2021 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Youth Roundup. This is a cowboy poetry contest that is being conducted online. There is no charge to enter the Youth Roundup. Contestants will be asked to write an original western-themed poem and […]
MANHATTAN, Kansas — The Kansas Department of Agriculture will host the state’s agriculture community in person for its sixth annual Kansas Governor’s Summit on Agricultural Growth on Thursday, August 26, in Manhattan. The 2021 Ag Growth Summit will be a blend of in-person events and online meetings. The Summit main event will be held at […]
The beauty of Kansas agriculture has been celebrated throughout the state’s ag industry, and we encourage photographers to capture that beauty and share it with others through the Kansas Department of Agriculture’s annual photo contest. KDA began accepting photos on June 7, and will continue accepting entries through August 16.
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) is launching a new outreach effort specifically aimed at helping youth and student poultry owners learn about and practice good biosecurity.
Six Kansas FFA members were elected to serve as the 2020–21 Kansas FFA Officer team at the virtual 93rd Kansas FFA Convention, June 2–4, 2021. They were among 7 candidates running for a state officer position to represent more than 9,700 Kansas FFA members. The 2021–22 Kansas FFA Officer team includes: President Ashley Chandler, Neodesha […]
Each year, the Kansas FFA Association recognizes three FFA members who have the top Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs with the Star Farmer, Star in Agribusiness and Star in Ag Placement awards. The 2021 Stars Over Kansas are: Star Farmer Valley Heights FFA member Wesley Denton was recognized as the State Star Farmer. Denton’s SAE […]