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TOPEKA -The Kansas Department of Agriculture (KDA) is committed to providing supportand assistance to Kansas farms, ranches and agribusinesses through theimplementation of 12 new business licensing guides and updates made to existingguides.

 

As KDA works toencourage farms, ranches and other agriculture businesses to expand in orrelocate to Kansas, the KDA Agriculture Advocacy, Marketing and Outreach teamidentified that understanding the application and regulatory processes forestablishing a new business can be overwhelming. Business licensing guides weredeveloped to assist business developers build and operate successfulbusinesses.

 

"KDA is devotedto being a partner to farmers, ranchers and agribusinesses," said ActingSecretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey. "We understand the process ofbeginning a business in Kansas can be difficult to navigate.  We hope these licensing guides will provideclarity to the regulatory environment of doing business in Kansas."

 

The 12 previousguides released last year have been updated and new specific business licensingguides developed. The new licensing guides cover: agritourism destinations;feed and pet food sales; fertilizer sales, blending and storage; food wholesaleand distribution; greenhouses, nurseries and garden stores; home kitchens usedfor retail food sales; livestock markets and sales; lodging facilities;microbreweries; mobile food units; pesticide applicators, sales and businesses;poultry farm and egg sales and seed sales are available for those looking tostart up these types of businesses.

 

For morecomplete information and access to all 24 business licensing guides, pleasevisit http://agriculture.ks.gov/licensingguide. 

 

 

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