About Us

Located on the campus of Kansas State University, NABC is an integral part of the Midwest’s expanding animal health corridor. NABC contributes to and accesses a vast network of interdisciplinary research and resources in areas such as animal disease, food-borne pathogens, plant pathogens and environmental changes affecting agriculture and human health.

  • NABC has extensive experience developing, implementing and managing research projects and training programs for multiple state and federal agencies – ranging from the U.S. Departments of Defense, Agriculture, and Homeland Security – to the Intelligence Community
  • NABC is dedicated to increasing public awareness of agro-terrorism and developing solutions for improving agricultural and food production safeguards.
  • NABC supports applied scientific research to develop practical agro-security capabilities and programs addressing diverse threats to U.S. and World agricultural economies and food supply.

NABC welcomes new challenges where its subject matter expertise can be applied to enhance the capabilities of government agencies, private industry, and organizations to protect America’s agricultural infrastructure

Mission and Objectives

To Develop, Coordinate, Implement and Leverage a Broad Range of Programs and Capabilities to Address Diverse Threats to the U.S. and World Agricultural Economies and Food Supply.


The National Agricultural Biosecurity Center (NABC) was formally established in 1999 at Kansas State University (K-State) building on existing strengths inherent to the institution. K-State is a Land Grant University traditionally renowned for its interdisciplinary capabilities in animal, plant, veterinary, and agricultural sciences; strong institutional commitment; and forward thinking as a leader in animal health and food safety.


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