IGP Institute Mission

To provide innovative and relevant education and technical programs to enhance the market preference, consumption and utilization of U.S. cereal grains, oilseeds and their value-added products for the global grain industry.

IGP Institute News

Fundamentals of Grain Purchasing

The IGP Institute will host the annual two-part Grain Purchasing course at the IGP Institute Conference Center in Manhattan, Kansas on April 6-17, 2015. For more information about the course, check out the full release here.  

Professionals Learn Grain Storage Principles

Grain elevator managers from across the U.S. and Canada gathered at the IGP Institute Conference Center on Jan. 5-9, 2015 for the Grain Elevator Managers course. The course covered a variety of topics including personnel management, grain quality assessment, and grain handling, among others. Check out the full course release here

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2014 Year in Review

2014 was a great year at the IGP Institute. We hosted 62 courses on-site, on location and via distance for 1,687 participants representing 45 countries.


December Stakeholder News Brief

Check out our latest Stakeholder News Brief (pdf) featuring our December courses.


Upcoming Courses 

IGP-KSU Introduction to Flour Milling
January 12-16, 2015
Course is full/registration closed

GEAPS 520 Quality Grain Management - Spanish (Distance)
January 12-February 3, 2015

GEAPS 600 Overview of Milling Principles (Distance)
February 9-March 13, 2015

AIBI-KSU Pet Food Safety Simulation Workshop
Course Postponed. Check back for new date soon.

Buhler-KSU Expert Milling (English)
March 16-20, 2015

GEAPS 500 Intro to Grain Operations - Spanish (Distance)
March 16-April 17, 2015

GEAPS 620 Grain Receiving, Cleaning and Conditioning (Distance)
March 16-April 17, 2015

Buhler-KSU Expert Milling (Spanish)
March 23-27, 2015

IGP-KSU Grain Purchasing
April 6-17, 2015

NGFA-AFIA-KSU Establishing a HACCP for the Feed Industry 
April 14-16, 2015

IGP-KSU Grain Elevator Managers
May 4-8, 2015 

Buhler-KSU Executive Milling (English)
June 8-12, 2015

IGP-KSU Managing Mill Balance and Control
June 2-5, 2015

IGP-KSU Milling Practices to Improve Flour Quality
June 9-12, 2015

IGP-KSU Feed Manufacturing
July 2015

IGP-KSU Risk Management
August 2-7, 2015

IGP-KSU Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization
August 11-14, 2015

IGP-KSU Pet Food Workshop
August 10, 2015

Buhler-KSU Executive Milling (Spanish)
August 10-14, 2015

AFIA-KSU Advanced Feed Manufacturing on Maintenance
2015 date to be determined

Buhler-KSU Flow Sheet Technology (Spanish)
August 17-21, 2015

GEAPS 500 Entry Level Safety - Spanish (Distance)
September 14-October 16, 2015

NGFA-AFIA-KSU Establishing a HACCP for the Feed Industry
June 8-11, 2015
August 31-September 3, 2015

Buhler-KSU Executive Milling (English)
November 9-13, 2015

Buhler-KSU Flow Sheet Technology (English) 
November 16-20, 2015

IGP-KSU Bulk Solids Handling and Flow
2015 date to be determined

AIBI-KSU Grain Milling HACCP Workshop
2015 date to be determined

GEAPS 630 Quality Control/Quality Assurance Practices in Flour Milling (Distance)
November 2-December 4, 2015

Flour Milling for Wheat Commissioners
2015 date to be determined