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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. 


The IGP Institute Names Shawn Thiele Associate Director
Grain Processing and Flour Milling Curriculum Manager Shawn Thiele has added the responsibilities of IGP Institute associate director to his title. 

Shawn Thiele

Distance Education Coordinator Joins IGP Institute
Cassidy Anderson has been hired as the new distance education coordinator for the IGP Institute. Previously, Anderson was a student intern for the IGP Institute.  

Cassidy Anderson

Learning on Location – K-State Swine Unit

K-State Swine Unit

 Institutional Knowledge

We hope you enjoy our new video series that takes a look inside the IGP Institute.

 IGP Institute 2018 Year in Review

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2018 IGP Institute Year in Review PDF

April Stakeholder News Brief

Check out the latest Stakeholder News Brief.

April SNB 



Upcoming Courses 

Buhler–KSU Executive Milling (English) 
May 20-24, 2019
November 4-8, 2019

IGP 700 - Fundamentals of Animal Nutrition (Distance)
July 15-August 9, 2019
October 14-November 8, 2019

IGP-KSU Feed Manufacturing 
June 18-21, 2019

IGP-KSU Companion Animal Nutrition
July 15-18, 2019

IAOM-KSU Introduction to Flour Milling
July 29-August 2, 2019

IGP–KSU Risk Management (Basic)
August 5-7, 2019

IGP–KSU Risk Management (Advanced)
August 8-9, 2019

IGP-KSU Pet Food Workshop
August 12, 2019

IGP-KSU Extrusion Processing: Technology and Commercialization
August 13-16, 2019

NGFA–KSU Food Safety Modernization Act Industry Training
August 20-22, 2019

Buhler–KSU Executive Milling (Spanish)
August 26-30, 2019

AFIA/KSU 500 - Introduction to Feed Manufacturing (Distance)
August 26-September 30
October 21-November 25

IAOM–KSU Flour and Dough Analysis
September 10-12, 2019

IAOM–KSU Basic Milling Principles
October 7-11, 2019

IAOM–KSU Advanced Milling Principles
October 14-18, 2019

Buhler–KSU Flowsheet Technology (English)
November 11-15, 2019

GEAPS-KSU Hands-On Training
December 3-5, 2019

IGP–KSU Extrusion Applications in Global Food Security and Nutrition
2019 date to be determined

FSPCA Preventative Controls for Human Food and HACCP Integration for FSMA Compliance
2019 date to be determined

Fortified Blended Foods Stakeholder Summit
2019 date to be determined

IGP-KSU Pet Food Formulation For Commercial Production 
2020 date to be determined

Buhler–KSU Expert Milling (English)
2020 date to be determined

Buhler–KSU Expert Milling (Spanish)
2020 date to be determined

IGP–KSU Grain Purchasing - Basic
2020 Date to be determined

IGP–KSU Grain Purchasing- Advanced
2020 Date to be determined

GEAPS/K-State Grain Elevator Managers
2020 Date to be determined

Upcoming GEAPS/KSU Distance Education Courses

Course Dates: June 25-July 30
Registration Open: May 22-June 19

GEAPS 530: Quality Management Systems for Bulk Materials Handling Operations
GEAPS 545: Grain Entrapment: Causes, Prevention and Rescue
GEAPS 600: Overview of Milling Principles