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August 12-16, 2019
Northern Crops Institute
Fargo, North Dakota, USA

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Monday, July 1st, 2019


Course Overview

This course will provide an overview of many aspects of the soy industry. The course will explore new ideas for soy-based foods and snack foods, soy as a supplement to fortify foods, soy as animal nutrition, and an overview of soy production in the U.S.


  • Learn from industry professionals about the potential uses for soy in food products, including baking, snack foods, meat alternatives, beverages, and more!

  • Participate in the hands-on processing of soy foods and feeds

  • Learn about the current status and future potential of the global soy foods industry

  • Learn about the soy industry in the United States

Who Should Attend:

This course will be available for entrepreneurs, marketers, and anyone in the food industry who plans to develop new soy-based products for their business. Also for researchers and agricultural professionals interested in obtaining experience with the latest in what’s going on in the soy foods industry.


Registration fee is $1,300 if received by July 1st. After July 1st, registration will increase to $1,500.

FINAL REGISTRATION DEADLINE is Friday, July 12th, 2019

For your course fee, you will receive access to materials from lectures and laboratory demonstrations. Refreshments during scheduled breaks and lunches are included, along with two evening dinner banquets. Hotel rooms and other meals ARE NOT included.

Cancellations received after Friday, July 12th, 2019, will be assessed a 10% service fee.

To pay by credit card or with an electronic check for the course, register below:

To pay by check, fill out this form. Mail the form with your check to Northern Crops Institute (address below). Checks must be payable to Northern Crops Institute and drawn on a United States bank.


A reduced registration fee of $1,200 per person, before July 1st, 2019 and $1,400 per person after July 1st, 2019, is available to groups of three or more from the same company.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Enroll early. This course is limited to a maximum of 40 participants. All courses are contingent upon sufficient enrollment numbers. Do not make travel reservations until NCI confirms that the course will be offered.


During the course, all daily transportation to course events will be provided. Please note that transportation to and from the airport ARE NOT provided by NCI, but are available through the hotel if needed (Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport).


Northern Crops Institute has reserved several blocks of rooms for the travel associated with this course. Make your reservations for the different stops via the links below, or call the hotels directly. The room blocks close on Monday, July 15, 2019. Please note that hotel rooms ARE NOT included in the course registration fee.

Your hotel itinerary should look like this:

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Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport
3800 American Blvd E, Bloomington, MN 55425
Phone: (952) 854-2100
Single Room Rate: $121.00 + 10.5% tax/night

Book for check-in on 8/11/2019 and check-out on 8/12/2019
Also, book for check-in on 8/16/2019 and check-out on 8/17/2019
***A block of rooms has been set aside for NCI, please mention when booking***

Holiday Inn Fargo
3803 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 282-2700
Single Room Rate: $94.00 + 10.5% tax/night

Book for check-in on 8/12/2019 and check-out on 8/14/2019
***A block of rooms has been set aside for NCI, please mention when booking***

Comfort Suites University
929 25th Ave, Brookings, SD 57006
Phone: (480) 719-3457
Single Room Rate: $94.00 + 10.5% tax/night

Book for check-in on 8/14/2019 and check-out on 8/16/2019
***A block of rooms has been set aside for NCI, please mention when booking***

IMPORTANT NOTE: You should have separate booking confirmations for each hotel arrangement you make when you arrive at the course.


The course is offered in a non-smoking environment. You are welcome to wear casual business attire. If you have questions or special needs (dietary or physical requirements), please contact:

Northern Crops Institute
NDSU Dept. 7400
P.O. Box 6050
Fargo, ND 58108-6050 USA
Phone: 701-231-7736
Fax: 701-231-7235


Northern Crops Institute is an international center for meeting and learning about crops produced in the four-state region of North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana. Situated on the campus of North Dakota State University, Northern Crops Institute exists as a forum to bring together customers, commodity traders, technical experts, processors and producers from all points of the globe for discussion, education and technical service programs. Since 1983, the Institute has hosted visitors from more than 135 countries.

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity Institution. This publication will be made available in alternative formats upon request (701-231-7736).