Upcoming Courses

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Course Objectives: To gain general understanding of the principles of the milling process, understanding the relationship between wheat quality and the effect of the milling process, gain knowledge of what wheat types and products each can produce, and understand flour functionality. Course Topics: Overview of the U.S. wheat production; overview of the general milling process and major milling equipment; principles of mill flow sheets; and milling math (extraction, tempering and blending); flour functionality, flour and dough testing practices and methods. Required Skill Level: No milling experience is required. Who Should Attend: New mill employees, mill HR staff and managers, grain and ingredient procurement managers, feed and flour sales representatives, production schedulers, warehousing and QA personnel, R&D staff, wheat breeders, grain inspection personnel, food program administrators, international wheat/grain traders, journalists, extension agents, wheat commission staff/board members, and agricultural and business economic analysts.


August 3-7, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center
This course will cover various aspects of extrusion technology, equipment and product development (including snack foods, soy chunks, breakfast cereal, pet food and aquatic feed processing). Apart from learning about extrusion processing from experts in industry and academia, the course will focus on strategic business planning for extrusion-based companies with the help of faculty from the Department of Agricultural Economics at Kansas State University. There will be plenty of hands-on and practical oriented lab sessions in which different products will be developed and evaluated both instrumentally and by using a consumer panel. One day of the short course will be reserved for a visit to Sabetha, Kansas, which is home to major manufacturers of extruders and ancillary equipment.


August 11-14, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center
The 1-day Pet Food Workshop on Monday, August 6 will consist of experts, industry and academic speakers from the area of pet nutrition and processing. They will provide the latest information on pet food ingredient trends; nutritional requirements for dogs and cats; specialty treats; sensory evaluation and palatability tests; safety and HACCP issues. It will also include a capstone lab session involving formulation exercises for pet food recipes.


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The Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University, in partnership with industry associations, has held the Feed Manufacturing courses since 1976. These courses are taught by a unique blend of individuals from K-State and within the feed and allied industries to provide in-depth training on all aspects associated with feed manufacturing. The Feed Manufacturing course explores, in detail, the major elements of modern feed manufacturing and examines advances in feed technology. Course Topics: Grain storage and pest control; particle size reduction; batching and mixing; extrusion, drying, cooling; effect of feed processing on animal nutrition; pelleting, cooling, and crumbling; feed and ingredient handling; feed plant design; energy conservation in the feed mill; steam generation systems; molds and mycotoxins. The course will have hands-on sessions at the O.H. Kruse Feed Technology Innovation Center in the areas of batching and mixing, particle size reduction, pelleting, etc.


July 14-17, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center
Participants in the course will learn basic principles of flour milling and receive a greater understanding of the relationship between wheat quality and flour performance. The course will be taught through a series of lectures as well as hands-on training in the Kansas State University milling laboratories including the state-of-the-art Hal Ross Mill, Shellenberger Milling Lab, and the Baking Laboratory. The course labs will focus on milling different classes of U.S. wheat and baking practices.


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This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


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The 1-day Pet Food Workshop on Monday, August 6 will consist of experts, industry and academic speakers from the area of pet nutrition and processing. They will provide the latest information on pet food ingredient trends; nutritional requirements for dogs and cats; specialty treats; sensory evaluation and palatability tests; safety and HACCP issues. It will also include a capstone lab session involving formulation exercises for pet food recipes.


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Students completing this course will become proficient at formulating pet foods and have a working knowledge of ingredients, processes, and the software necessary to create new products, revise existing formulas, and perform business and production analysis.


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This 1-day workshop is being offered in conjunction with the IGP-KSU Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization course. This workshop can be attended as a stand-alone participation or added to the experience of the Extrusion course.


Monday, August 10, 2020, IGP Institute Conference Center

Join us in Manhattan, Kansas, for two days of the most cutting-edge new media marketing strategy, content, and networking. The Insight Summit is a premiere, research-based workshop event designed for business owners, marketing and communication professionals, service organizations, and commodity or producer-advocate professionals.




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BUILDING IRRESISTIBLE TRA-Digital LEARNING!

Spend the day learning, inventing, building and collaborating with your colleagues as we get inspired to build learning both traditionally and digitally (TRA-Digital) that prepares kids to be excited, self-directed learners.


Friday, June 12, 2020, Staley School of Leadership Studies
The National Rural Grocery Summit brings together store owners, citizen leaders, food suppliers, academic researchers, policy makers, and funders to talk with one another about how best to sustain grocery stores and healthy food options resulting in improved health for rural citizens.


June 8-9, 2020, Hilton Garden Inn & Conference Center
The workshop aims to provide individuals who plan to submit a CAREER Award proposal to a program in the Engineering Directorate with a CAREER proposal review experience and a forum in which they can interact with NSF program directors and recent NSF CAREER awardees.


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The workshop is a prominent scientific meeting focusingon cutting-edge research and technologies involving PDC materials. The primaryemphasis will be on PDC-based fibers and ceramic matrix composites (CMCs) forhigh-temperature applications. Attendees will have an opportunity to gainin-depth information on precursor synthesis; PDC processing including additivemanufacturing, polymer-to-ceramic conversion and multicomponent PDCs,characterization from preceramic polymers to ceramics, modeling and simulation.Other topics include composite materials recovery or recycleability, PDCs forenergy storage, and ultrahigh temperature materials for hypersonics.

Professor Rishi Raj turns 75 this year. To celebrate thismilestone, we are incorporating a symposium dedicated to Rishi's achievementswhile organizing our second annual NSF-PIRE project workshop. This symposiumwill cover varied topics related to Materials Science & Engineering. Thesymposium will be held toward the latter half of the workshop (July 18th and19th) and may also include short presentations by current/former students andcolleagues of professor Raj.



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Kansas State University will host the Region 5 Soil Judging Contest on September 16-21, 2018 in Manhattan, Kansas.


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Superpave Field Laboratory Technician Certification Training is a 4-day course offered jointly by Kansas State University (K-State) and the Kansas Department of Transportation (KDOT). This course is intended to certify engineers, technicians, and other personnel who will be involved in the construction of Superpave Hot-Mix Asphalt (HMA) pavements using Quality Control and Quality Assurance (QC/QA) specifications in the State of Kansas. Instruction will be provided by a selected group of instructors from KDOT, industry, and K-State. Successful completion of the course and certification (subjected to a combined passing score on two written tests and a laboratory proficiency test given at the end of the course) will be required for all KDOT and contractor personnel performing tests on these projects.


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Course description: Every business has competition. Learning more about these competitors will help you to grow your business.


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This online course is designed to provide the legal framework for decision making by farm firms, families and individuals. Topics covered in the course focus on agricultural applications to common legal issues.


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An architecture study trip to Chicago to provide 2nd year architecture students an opportunity to learn, see and explore architecture.


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The GEAPS/K-State Grain Elevator Managers course benefits individuals that are responsible for supervising grain operations or work in grain quality management. The course focuses on the science behind the practices used in grain storage, handling and quality management. It provides operations personnel and new or current managers with the information they need to correctly interpret the experiences they have when managing grain quality, and the insight they will require when evaluating the practices used at their facility.


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The Annual Meeting of the Great Plains Network brings together knowledge and information technology professionals including advanced network and cyberinfrastructure users, faculty members, researchers, librarians, information technology staff, graduate students from leading universities and high education networks.


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This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.
This course benefits individuals who are responsible for buying U.S. food and feed grains. The course focuses on the mechanics of purchasing raw materials and features detailed discussions of cash and futures markets, financing and ocean transport.


Registration is not available at this time.


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The Faculty Exchange for Teaching Excellence (FETE) is an opportunity to learn about high impact teaching practices and trending topics from fellow faculty and staff members. FETE also provides opportunities to network and build connections.


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The mission of the Kansas State University College of Business Administration is to create value for students, business, and society through activities that lead to career success and the advancement of knowledge.


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North Central Mini LandGrant Meeting


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Presented by Kansas State University Personal Financial Planning (PFP), Personal Financial Professionals Summit is an annual gathering of financial advisers from around the state who want to learn the latest techniques, trends, tax updates and strategies that apply to their work.The courses offered at this annual conference provide broad information of universal applicability and targeted sessions that address specific topics. At the completion of the courses, you will have 12 hours of CE approved from KID, CTFA, AFC, CFP.


April 30, 2020 to May 1, 2020


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SciComm 2019 is dedicated to understanding and promoting effective communication of science to diverse audiences - including students of all levels as well as the general public - across all venues. Key focus areas include informal STEM learning, science communication research, K-12 STEM,disciplinary-based education research, science and media, and broader impacts.



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The 2019 Starch Round Table (SRT) will be held at Hilton Denver Inverness (Englewood, Colorado, USA) on October 31 - November 2, 2019, prior to the AACC International annual meeting, which will be held on November 3-5, 2019, at the Sheraton Denver Downtown, in Denver, CO. Please note that, if you plan to attend the AACCI annual meeting as well, the AACCI meeting is a separate meeting, requiring separate registration. Please check AACCI website for details: https://www.aaccnet.org/meetings/future/Pages/default.aspx


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TCCE-TEA-PUG Conference


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