Global Food Systems

K-State has been helping to feed the world for more than 150 years as the country’s first operational land-grant institution. We are fiercely proud of our leadership in service to humanity.


Urban Farms

Enhancing economic prosperity

Did you know K-State has launched a new initiative with additional focus areas in food and agriculture systems?

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New era of smarter food safetyFDA icon

The U.S. Food Drug Administration aired the third in a new quarterly podcast series that focuses on the development and use of new technologies to accelerate prevention of food safety problems and speed responses to foodborne-illness outbreaks.

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30+ GFS licensed technologies in FY20
$3.2M+ in licensing revenue for GFS technologies in FY20
24 industry funded food-related projects in FY20

A global challenge requires a world leader

To feed the rapidly growing global community, the world's farmers will need to produce between 70 percent and 100 percent more food. K-State has been preparing for this challenge for decades.