Kansas State University is the recipient of four highly competitive grants totaling more than $100 million from the U.S. Agency for International Development, or USAID. The grants establish and fund four of the federal agency's Feed the Future Innovation Labs at the university.
Several researchers in Kansas State University's department of plant pathology are part of an international effort to sequence the genome of bread wheat, also known as common wheat.
Kansas State University's Family Nutrition Program is the state's version of SNAP-Ed. The no-cost program plays a vital role in helping to improve nutrition among low-income individuals and reaches Kansans in 80 counties through K-State Research and Extension and several partners.