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Kansas Value Added Foods Lab

Kansas Value Added Foods Lab
Kansas State University
203 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-3295 fax


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Great Plains Growers Conference

Great Plains Growers Conference (GPGC) is a great local conference for commercial fruit and vegetable producers from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, South Dakota and other Midwest states providing research-based information, from both vegetable research specialists and local growers, to help your farms grow and thrive.

When: January 11-14, 2024
Where: Missouri Western University, St. Joseph, MO
Registration now open!

Kansas Farmers Market Regional Workshops

In 2024, these workshops will be in person! Stay tuned for more information and registration. Save the date below for a location and date near you!

  • Olathe - February 9, 2024
  • Hutchinson – February 10, 2024
  • Parsons – February 23, 2024
  • Hays – March 1, 2024
  • Scott City - TBD

Food Safety for Food Entrepreneurs - Fall 2022 webinar recordings 

These webinars were presented by the North Central Food Safety Extension Network.

Supplemental fact sheets for each webinar.

Workshops for Food Processors

Acidified Foods Manufacturing Schools - for acidic and formulated acid products

North Carolina State University - Acidified Foods Manufacturing School
On demand

University of Nebraska – Better Process Control School for Acidified Foods only
December 2023

Online Better Process Control School - includes low acid and acid foods
University of Tennessee
On demand

University of Georgia – Online Better Process Control School
On demand

In-Person Better Process Control School

University of Missouri - August 2023


HACCP Workshops

Workshops for Meat Processors are scheduled through the year. A list of workshops can be found on the KSU Meat Science web site.