K-State offers consumer and industry research and education in business, marketing, milling, product development and supply chain management. KSU’s Pet Food Program is the first-of-its-kind, with research expertise and facilities to explore solutions for food processing and nutritional challenges of companion animals. This program uses the university’s expertise in nutrition, microbiology, extrusion, thermal processing, canning, baking, sensory analysis & more.

Partnering with industry, we are proud to train the next generation of leaders and collaborate on research and innovation of products across the Grain Science and Industry; the Master of Agribusiness; Food, Nutrition, Dietetics and Health; and Animal Sciences and Industry departments.

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Dr Greg Aldrich

Pet Food Program Coordinator

Deborah Kohl

MAB Program Coordinator

Rebecca Robinson

Chief Corporate Engagement Economic Development Officer K State Innovation Partners

Chris Spooner

Associate Vice President of Development Programs KSU Foundation

Dr Ernie Minton

Dean of the College of Agriculture and Director of K State Research and Extension

Dr Gordon Smith

Grain Science Industry Department Head and IGP Institute Director