Educational Courses

The Northern Crops institute offers a variety of courses that unites customers, commodity traders, technical experts, and professors for discussion and education.

  • Refresh your expertise and be exposed to existing and new technology.

  • Lectures, case histories, laboratory demonstrations and tours.

  • Experts from industry, government and universities serve as guest lecturers

  • Inquiries should be directed to Program Manager Brian Sorenson or Program Manager Jena Bjertness.



Preventive Controls for Animal Food Course
January 22-24

Pasta Production and Technology
April 30-May 2

Baking with Hard Red Spring Wheat
May 14-17

Soy Based Texturized Protein and Meat Analog
May 21-24

High Oleic Soybean Oil: Uses and Benefits (closed)
June 12-13

Preventive Controls for Animal Food Course - PCQI Training (Brookings, SD)
June 19-21

Preventive Controls for Human Food Course - PCQI Training
June 24-26

Barley to Beer: A Field Perspective Course
July 22-25

Baking with Whole Wheat & Whole Grains
July 30-August 2

August 12-16

Contracting for Wheat Value (closed)
August 14-16

Grain Procurement Management for Importers
September 9-18

Barley and Malt Quality
September 30-October 3

Soybean Procurement Management for Importers
October 7-11

Courses marked (closed) have restricted enrollment. More courses may be added throughout the year. Please check back for course updates.

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