Cranes and construction can be seen in Manhattan as you drive past the K-State campus on Kimball Avenue. In five years, the National Bio and Agri Defense will be prepared to begin operations. However, to run a Homeland Security laboratory, you’re going to need quite a few scientists and researchers.
Lyle Butler, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce President, recently traveled to the current NBAF lab at Plum Island, New York, which sits on the eastern edge of Long Island. Butler advocated for Manhattan by introducing more than 100 scientists to what the Little Apple has to offer.
KMAN’s interview with Butler can be heard right here: