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Founded in 1862, land-grant universities have pursued a threefold mission of extending access to higher education, cultivating practical fields like agriculture and engineering, and contributing to economic development. In 1887, a deeper commitment to research, discovery, and innovation was formed with the establishment of a system of Agricultural Experiment Stations.
Today, land-grant universities make discoveries that sustainably transform agriculture and life sciences and solve global challenges to enrich lives.
Our research improves human and planetary well-being.
The Experiment Station Section is the research arm of the historical land-grant university system. Our mission is to promote and elevate agricultural research to stimulate institutional collaboration and make the world more food secure.
Agricultural innovation is happening now, right in your backyard. Through the vast and robust network of land-grant universities, solutions to tomorrow's global challenges are being discovered today.
1862 Experiment Station Institutions
1890 Experiment Station Institutions
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Land-grant institutions are committed to overcoming past
injustice and ensuring equal opportunity, diversity, inclusion. It is our duty to ensure our programs and services do not perpetuate systems of oppression and injustice.
We challenge ourselves to not simply strive to become non-racist but commit to an active anti-racist agenda in all aspects of our work.
The land-grant university system serves the nation by fostering excellence in research innovation while providing avenues to train future global leaders in agriculture and food systems.
Unless the federal government moves quickly to address the growing funding gap for schools of agriculture, the United States risks falling behind on the world stage.
Land-grant universities enjoy broad-based support from the communities we serve. We have a unique connection to every county, parish, and sovereign tribal nation throughout the country.
Our work brings hope and opportunity through partnerships between community, research, and teaching in a way that only land-grant universities can.