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Buhler-KSU Flowsheet Technology

In conjunction with Buhler Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota, K-State's Department of Grain Science and Industry and the IGP Institute is offering several milling courses in the IGP Institute Conference Center and the Hal Ross Flour Mill on the K-State campus. Content is generally focuses on Buhler equipment and processes meant to add to the knowledge and experience of current industry professionals. Registration for these courses will be taken through the International Association of Operative Millers (IAOM).

Course Offerings

November 12-16, 2018 (English)

Course Objectives: In-depth discussions of various flow sheets and approaches for successful milling. Understanding this influences of both the raw material and the applied milling system to optimize the production. 

Course Topics: Cleaning and conditioning of wheat (advanced flow sheet technology in the cleaning section, systems and designs, practicals in the Hal Ross Mill); in-depth flow sheet technology of the milling process, new approaches in a mill flow sheet to improve extraction, operational reliability and finished product quality of a mill; flour mill operation (different approaches to milling wheat); novelties in the finished product handling section (new machines and measurement equipment for product safety). 

Required Skill Level: Theoretical and practical milling background (milling school or university, prior advanced milling course from IAOM or Buhler Training Center). Please forward copy of certificate, KSU milling science graduate with two years practical experience or five years of shift milling experience. 

Who Should Attend: Production managers, head millers and experienced shift managers. 

Course Fees: IAOM member - $1,900, non-member - $2,100

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