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Fairchild, Fred

Fairchild, FredProfessor; Grain and Processing Facility Design and Management Engineer

Waters Hall, Room 002B
785-532-4010 fax


M.S., Milling Technology, Kansas State University, 1964.
B.S., Architectural Engineering, Kansas State University, 1963.


Mill design, construction and equipment selection, and plant management.
Licensed Professional Engineer.

Professional Organizations and Affiliations

American Feed Industry Association, Official K-State representative
American Feed Industry Association, Equipment Manufacturers Council, past chairman
American Feed Industry Association, Manufacturing Committee
K-State Feed Science Industry Advisory Board, secretary
American Society of Agricultural Engineers
North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture, Teacher Fellow
Gamma Sigma Delta, agricultural honor society, past president K-State chapter
Phi Kappa Phi, honor society

Additional Information

Fred had more than 30 years of industry experience in the design, construction, operation and management of feed, flour, and dry corn milling facilities, grain storage, seed cleaning and pet food plants prior to joining the K-State faculty.

Domestic industry experience includes design, construction, start up of "state-of-the-art" dry corn mill; design and construction of large and small feed mills; and management of maintenance and engineering for grain processing facilities.