The BIVAP Innovation Center is a state-of-the-art research facility that houses the Bio-Materials and Technology Laboratory, the Extrusion Pilot Facility and Laboratory, and the Bioprocessing and Renewable Energy Laboratory within the Department of Grain Science and Industry.
The IGP Institute provides 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.
The $13 million world-class facility is used for teaching the sciences of feed processing, pet food development and grain handling to serve the needs of our students. The principle goal of the facility is to address the urgent needs of the livestock feed industry (particularly related to feed safety and profitability), while providing the vision, flexibility and capacity in looking to the future to realize the next generation of opportunities.
The Hal Ross Flour Mill is a state-of-the-art pilot scale flour mill is used for teaching, research and industry training and contains the same full-scale equipment and control systems found in the commercial flour milling industry today.