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Introduction to Flour Milling Course

1/14/19 to 1/18/19
Kansas State University’s IGP Institute
Manhattan, KS
United States

To give professionals a broad overview of the flour milling process Kansas State University’s IGP Institute faculty members have joined with the International Association of Operative Millers to offer the Introduction to Flour Milling Course.

The intent of the IAOM–KSU Introduction to Flour Milling training is to give participants an understanding of basic milling principles, processes and the stages involved in wheat receiving to the finished product.

Course participants discuss topics including an overview of the U.S. milling industry; wheat production; wheat classes, uses, and basic wheat chemistry; wheat cleaning and conditioning; gradual reduction process overview; milling math (extraction, tempering and blending); principles of mill flow sheets; overview of the general milling process and major milling equipment; flour and dough testing practices and methods; flour functionality; wheat and flour blending; grade, quality, and mill performance on flour extraction.