Agriculture

Embracing our roots to propel our future

Kansas has a strong agricultural tradition that predates its statehood, and agriculture continues to be a significant contributor to the state’s economic well-being. 

45+ million

acres of farmland

$4.8

annual ag exports

#1

producer of wheat and sorghum in the U.S.

#3

in the U.S. in cattle production and beef processing

Today, Kansas is a leader in wheat, grain sorghum and beef production. The dairy sector is rapidly expanding in Kansas, and other sectors of animal agriculture are growing as well. Farmers and ranchers across the state are responding to demand from consumers to raise healthy, wholesome food and are continuously striving to do better, raising more food using fewer resources.

Learn more about agriculture in Kansas by visiting the Kansas Department of Agriculture. 

Explore Kansas’ key industries and learn how you can be part of the next Kansas success story.

Advanced Manufacturing
Corporate & Professional Services
Logistics & Distribution
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Aerospace & Defense
Animal Health
Bioscience
Agriculture
Energy & Natural Resources