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A global challenge requires a world leader

Kansas State University already is a global leader among universities for our research in animal health, plant science and food safety and food security. Now we're using our expertise to support the world's food systems.



Keeping food safe: Prevention better than response
Kansas State University food scientists discuss recent FDA revisions that enhance protection from foodborne illnesses.

Kansas grocer forms unique relationship with local farmers
Tim White knows local food systems rely on trust and working together.

Managing the herd when pasture is limited
Jaymelynn Farney, K-State beef systems specialist, said making the decision to put cows in confinement could help producers stay in the business. Although this past summer experienced more moisture compared to summers the last few years, consecutive years of drought has led to less overall acreage, or pounds of forage for cattle to graze, and competition for crop farming ground. 


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