From better seeds to beneficial insects, K-State researchers fight world hunger

Can a wasp feed the world?

It can help.

If its larvae are nurtured near millet fields where a devastating moth steals harvests from the field, they can grow to become predators that destroy the pests and save a crop. And that just might put more food in more mouths and earn money for struggling farmers in the world’s poorest countries.


Putting up resistance

Will the public swallow science’s best solution to one of the most dangerous wheat pathogens on the planet?


Feeding a need

The tech sector and Silicon Valley
are synonymous. The Research Triangle embodies biotech and life science innovation.
Where is the world’s nucleus of global food systems? Kansas State University leaders and experts will tell you they’re in it.