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News and Communication Services and K-State Research and Extension develop Kansas State University-centric stories that relate to the Global Food Systems Initiative. Visit our news archives for more about Kansas State University's role in global food systems. 

Recent news

Veterinary researcher receives NIH grant for vaccine development against E. coli
Grant marks third in three years for K-State professor of microbiology

Study looks at wild amphibians as possible zoonotic disease hosts
K-State veterinary team probes whether wild amphibians could be hosts for infectious diseases

K-State Veterinary Diagnostic Lab finds lead poisoning a problem in cattle
Lead poisoning is the most common poisoning in cattle that the lab has seen

K-Staters help veterans transition to careers in agriculture
Program will provide vocational education for those with injuries

Improving food access requires innovation
Rural grocers and community partners find unique ways to provide for citizens

From the Field: Mobile drip irrigation aims to use water more efficiently
New technology aims to increase yields, save water

Better Bread: How researchers use genomics to predict bread quality
Techniques also accelerate development of new wheat varieties

Study challenges traditional food safety assessment method
K-State's Institute of Computational Comparative Medicine challenges conventional thought

Zika virus research at Biosecurity Research Institute aims to control, fight mosquitoes
Kansas State University is helping the fight against Zika virus

Water Technology farms being implemented in response to vision
K-State and the Kansas Water Office are working witih agricultural producers to test irrigation equipment

Security experts call for cooperation to reduce biological threats
U.K. and U.S. groups says vets, international agencies can help improve international security

A 'Fitbit' for plants? Researchers create low-cost, portable platform to gauge plant health
Phenocart measures plant's vital signs like growth rate and color


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