WSU No. 1 in USDA research, development expenditures

Washington State University tops the list of U.S. Department of Agriculture research and development expenditures, according to the most recent figures available.

In the 2016 fiscal year, WSU researchers expended $42.8 million in USDA research and development funding, leading the list of 350 universities nationwide, according to the National Science Foundation’s Higher Education Research and Development Survey.