National Wheat Quality Council Makes NCI a Part of the Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour

National Wheat Quality Council Makes NCI a Part of the Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour

The Northern Crops Institute welcomed the National Wheat Quality Council’s 2019 Hard Spring Wheat and Durum Tour on Thursday, July 25th. Over 50 attendees took part in a debriefing session of their activities that had taken place on the tour throughout the week. The tour was designed for those who are working within food companies to see where their products key ingredients, such as wheat, come from. Participants were able to learn more about North Dakota agriculture practices, as well as the agriculture industry in its entirety.

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Uses and Benefits of High Oleic Soybean Oil Showcased During New Course at NCI

Uses and Benefits of High Oleic Soybean Oil Showcased During New Course at NCI

The Northern Crops Institute (NCI) recently held a brand-new course educating participants on the uses and benefits of high oleic soybean oil. The High Oleic Soybean Oil: Uses and Benefits course was a two-day course which ran from June 12th to 13th. During the course, participants heard from various speakers, received hands-on experience, and sampled foods made with high oleic soybean oil.

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Participants from Six Countries Complete Soy Based Texturized and Meat Analog Course

Participants from Six Countries Complete Soy Based Texturized and Meat Analog Course

The Northern Crops Institute (NCI) hosted 14 participants from six different countries for the Soy Based Texturized Protein and Meat Analog Course. The four-day course ran from May 21st through the 24th, during which participants heard from various speakers, received hands-on experience, and sampled several soy-based products. 

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NCI Hires Grant Christian for Communications & Marketing Manager

NCI Hires Grant Christian for Communications & Marketing Manager

The Northern Crops Institute (NCI) recently hired Grant Christian for communications and marketing manager. In his new role, Grant will use his background in marketing to manage communications and marketing efforts to support NCI’s mission of promoting northern-grown crops through its worldwide educational programming and technical support activities.

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Northern Crops Institute Hosts Resiliency Expert Dennis Hoiberg

Northern Crops Institute Hosts Resiliency Expert Dennis Hoiberg

As a partner, parent or community member, daily life in the agricultural community can be challenging. At the same time, we are faced with trade wars, late harvest and challenging financial situations. Such circumstances can be highly stressful and create weariness. To help navigate these trying times, the Northern Crops Institute (NCI) is pleased to host Dennis Hoiberg.

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Northern Crops Institute Hires Brian Sorenson for Program Manager

Northern Crops Institute Hires Brian Sorenson for Program Manager

The Northern Crops Institute (NCI) recently hired Brian Sorenson for program manager. In his new role, Brian will use his background in cereal chemistry, grain milling and grain quality to provide organization and leadership in the development of educational programs to promote northern grown crops to global grain buyers and food processors.

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2018 Pasta Production and Technology Course

On April 17-19, 2018, NCI welcomed participants attending the Pasta Production and Technology Course. We had a near record number of participants for this course at 32! Countries represented were Canada, Ecuador and U.S.