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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.



Food animal production faces challenges with new antibiotic regulations
New U.S. Food and Drug Administration regulations will phase out the use of growth promotion indications in medically important antibiotics. Michael Apley, professor of production medicine and clinical pharmacology, explains some of the changes producers and veterinarians can expect to see as a result of the new regulations. 

Water research tackles growing grassland threat: trees
Two Kansas State University biologists are studying streams to prevent tallgrass prairies from turning into shrublands and forests.

BVD testing could pay off big
A Kansas State University veterinarian reviews a new study about the economic value of testing calves for bovine viral diarrhea, or BVD.

University awarded $50 million competitive grant to support fourth federal research lab, focused on sustainable intensification
Kansas State University has been awarded a $50 million grant to establish the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification. The lab will be the global leader on increasing food production with limited resources and reduced stress on the environment. It is the fourth Feed the Future Innovation Lab awarded to Kansas State University.



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