Kansas Department of Agriculture – Agriculture Advocacy, Marketing and Outreach

The Kansas Department of Agriculture is devoted to the total support of agriculture in Kansas.


The department works for the entire Kansas agriculture sector, including farmers, ranchers, food establishments and agribusinesses. The department is dedicated to providing support and assistance to make Kansas businesses successful and encouraging more farms, ranches and other agriculture business to expand in or relocate to Kansas.

Services Provided

Advocacy & Public Policy

  • International Procurement
  • Issues Related to the Geographic Location of a Business
  • Kansas Business Issues
  • Legislative Issues
  • Small Business Issues

Business Planning

  • Census Data
  • International Market Research
  • Market Research

Financial Resources & Assistance

  • Assistance in Finding Government Funding

Import & Export Assistance

  • Government Regulations

Economic & Property Development

  • Environmental Compliance Assistance
  • Site Location Assistance
  • Watershed Planning
Contact Information
Russell Plaschka
1320 Research Park
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 564-6777