The $4 million IGP Executive Conference Center is located on Kimball Avenue in the new Grain Science and Industry complex. The IGP center was dedicated in May 2004 and provides world-class meeting and instructional facilities.The IGP Center will allow the program to continue training international purchasers and users of U.S. commodities in a world-class facility.
Kansas State University Grain Science Complex
The IGP Conference Center is one of five buildings that will make up the K-State Grain Science and Industry Complex. Other facilities in the complex include the Bioprocessing and Industrial Value-Added Program building, completed in spring 2004. Still to be built on the site are a grain science teaching and research building, which will house the Bakery Science and Management Program; a feed mill; and a flour mill. The K-State Grain Science and Industry Complex sits on 16 acres on Kimball Avenue in Manhattan, Kan.
The building is also available for meetings and conferences hosted by outside organizations. Please contact Cathy McGlothin, IGP Coordinator, for more information about holding your event at the IGP Executive Conference Center.
IGP Major Contributors
The Kansas Wheat Commission, Kansas Corn Commission, Kansas Soybean Commission and Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad provided the majority of the funds needed to build the IGP Conference Center and install state-of-the-art audio-visual systems. The Center was built at a cost of about $4 million.
Grain Science and Industry Complex Major Contributors
Contributors of $50,000 or more to the Kansas State University Grain Science Complex include: Archer-Daniels-Midland; Cargill; Carter Day International; Cereal Food Processors; CHS Cooperatives; Essmueler Company; Foss North America; General Mills; IMC Feed Ingredients; Land O’Lakes; R.F. Morrison; Novus International; Hal Ross; Paul Ross Charitable Foundation; Charles Singleton; Sosland Foundation; State of Kansas; Wenger Manufacturing; and Burlington Northern-Santa Fe Railroad.