On the plate Breakfast

Explore the science that fuels your breakfast: eggs, bacon, toast, orange juice, and yogurt.

On the plate Lunch

Learn about the research that nourishes you at lunch: hamburger on a wheat bun, french fries, salad, and strawberry milkshake.

On the plate Dinner

Investigate the science that strengthens your dinner: chicken, broccoli, rice with beans, corn on the cob, and milk with apple pie.

FedByScience is a collaborative initiative among universities to raise the visibility of the value of federal investment in food and agricultural research.

University of California, Davis Kansas State University University of Nebraska-Lincoln Colorado State University Texas A&M University North Carolina State University Cornell University

Winning with Wheat

Funded by USDA, the International Wheat Yield Partnership Coordinated Agricultural Project (CAP) and its...

Iowa State University University of Missouri Kansas State University

Raising Resilient Pigs

Through cutting-edge genome editing, scientists are working to help the swine (pig) industry produce...

Purdue University Iowa State University The Ohio State University South Dakota State University North Dakota State University University of Missouri University of Minnesota

Elevating Water Management

To ensure proper moisture content for productive soils in the U.S. Corn Belt region, farmers use drainage...

Penn State Purdue University University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign University of Wisconsin-Madison University of California, Davis

Helping Honey Bees

Insect pollinators are essential to U.S. growers of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Honey bees are the...

Our University Partners

Colorado State University
Cornell University
Fort Valley State University
Iowa State University
Kansas State University
Michigan State University
New Mexico State University
North Carolina State University
Penn State
Purdue University
Texas A&M University
University of California, Davis
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
University of Tennessee
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Virginia Tech
Washington University in St. Louis

Congressional Appropriations

WASHINGTON, DC (June 25, 2019) USDA Budget—with $45M Boost for the Agriculture and Food Research Initiative and its Competitive Research Grants—Approved by the U.S. House of Representatives

Read More