No question too big

Research is more than lab coats and microscopes — it’s knowing the right questions to ask and being open to new solutions. From undergraduate research to doctoral work to our expert faculty, K-State ensures you have the tools necessary to find the answers that change lives around the world.

By the book

  • Four U.S. Agency for International Development Feed the Future Labs
  • 90-plus research centers
  • $173.5 million in annual research funding
  • National Bio and Agro-defense Facility partner
  • Nearly 300 patents granted
  • $218.3 million in research expenditures
  • Industry collaborations, technology transfer and economic development.
  • More than $8.4 million in technology licensing income
  • Biosecurity Research Institute with biosafety level 3 and biosafety level 3 agriculture labs.

Trusted experts, helpful outreach

K-State Research and Extension

K-State Research and Extension is a statewide network of educators who share unbiased, research-based information and expertise on a variety of important issues, particularly related to fostering a safe, sustainable and competitive food system and healthy communities.

Through research, analysis and education, K-State Research and Extension offers a variety of reliable information available to all Kansans: 

  • Managing wildlife and natural resources
  • Entrepreneurship support
  • Civic engagement
  • Family and consumer sciences
  • Child and adult development
  • Food safety and preservation
  • Nutrition and wellness
  • Lawn and garden
  • 4-H youth programming