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IGP Institute

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.

Meet Our Partner – International Association of Operative Millers

Meet Our Partner – IAOM

 IGP Institute 2017 Year in Review

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2017 IGP Institute Year in Review PDF

 The IGP Institute Unveils its 2018 Course Lineup

As a global leader in grain industry education, the IGP Institute professional team continually evaluates its curriculum and adapts to meet the training needs of its partners and participants. These trainings are offered on-site and via distance. To date in 2017, the IGP Institute has offered 74 courses for 1,494 participants for grain industry professionals from around the world.

Click here to read more about the upcoming courses in 2018.

December 2017 Stakeholder News Brief

Check out the latest Stakeholder News Brief here.

December 2017 Stakeholder News Brief

GEAPS/K-State HOT: Hands-On Training Program

The first-ever GEAPS/K-State HOT: Hands-On Training Program was a huge success with participants from twelve different states attending. Participants were able to get 15 total hours of direct contact training and more than 20 hours of overall training in the course. 

U.S. Soybean Council Sponsors Feed and Swine Nutrition Training

USSEC and the IGP Institute team up to provide a training course in feed and swine nutrition for Japanese participants. 

Topics in the course covered a variety of technical aspects in both the grain and swine industries. These topics included protein and amino acid concepts in swine feeding focused on SBM, nutritional differences between SBM sources, nutrition requirements in swine and inclusion of SBM, quality control on a feed mill, batching and mixing, and particle size reduction and pelleting process for swine feed production. 









Upcoming Courses 

IGP–KSU Grain Elevator Managers
January 22–26, 2018

NGFA–KSU Food Safety Modernization Act Industry Training
February 20–22, 2018
May 15–17, 2018

Buhler–KSU Expert Milling (English)
March 5–9, 2018

Buhler–KSU Expert Milling (Spanish)
March 12–16, 2018

IGP–KSU Grain Purchasing
April 9–20, 2018

Buhler–KSU Executive Milling (English)
May 21–25, 2018

IGP–KSU Feed Manufacturing
June 11–15, 2018

IGP–KSU Pet Food Workshop
August 6, 2018

IGP–KSU Extrusion Processing:Technology and Commercialization
August 7–10, 2018

IGP–KSU Risk Management
August 6–8, 2018 – Basic
August 9–10, 2018 – Advanced

IAOM–KSU Introduction to Flour Milling
August 13–17, 2018

Buhler–KSU Executive Milling (Spanish)
August 27–31, 2018

IAOM–KSU Basic Milling
October 8–12, 2018

IAOM–KSU Advanced Milling 
October 15–19, 2018

Buhler–KSU Executive Milling (English) 
November 5-9, 2018

Buhler–KSU Flowsheet Technology (English)
November 12–16, 2018

IGP–KSU Extrusion Applications in Global Food Security and Nutrition
2018 date to be determined

IGP 700 Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition (Distance)
2018 date to be determined

AFIA 500 - Introduction to Feed Manufacturing (Distance)
2018 date to be determined

FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human Food and HACCP Integration for FSMA Compliance
2018 date to be determined

Upcoming Distance Education Courses for Winter 2018

Course Dates: February 12-March 16, 2018
Registration Open: January 8-February 6, 2018

GEAPS 506: The Grain Industry in Canada: Climate, Crops, People
GEAPS 510: Facilities Planning & Design I 
GEAPS 520: Grain Quality Management
GEAPS 551: Materials Handling II