Durum Wheat Milling Short Course

This week, Northern Crops Institute hosted the Durum Wheat Milling Short Course from April 7-9, and then the Pasta Production Technology Course for the last three days of the week. Eleven participants from Guatemala, Mexico and U.S. attended the milling course, and a total of 24 pasta manufacturers from Canada, Guatemala, Mexico, Nigeria and U.S. attended the Pasta Production and Technology course. The milling course was co-sponsored with the International Grains Program (IGP) at Kansas State University. North Dakota is the #1 producer of durum wheat in the U.S., while North Dakota State University has the only durum breeding program in the nation.