Grain Milling & Processing

About This Site

Welcome to the K-State Libraries' AgNIC Grain Milling & Processing web site! K-State Libraries are partnering in this collaborative effort with the K-State Grain Science & Industry Department . This site is one component of AgNIC , the Agriculture Network Information Center , which is coordinated through the National Agricultural Library in Beltsville , Maryland . A gNIC is a voluntary alliance of the National Agricultural Library, land-grant universities and other organizations committed to facilitating public access to agricultural and related information. AgNIC is committed to provide quality academic, research, and practical resources in electronic format via the World Wide Web.


To provide electronic access to selected, high quality grain milling and processing resources.


This site includes resources related to the milling and processing of cereal grains and their use in baking, animal feed production, and industrial applications. Cereal grain crops include barley, corn (maize), oats, rice, rye, and wheat. This site is not meant to be, nor could it be, a complete indexing or listing of all information on this topic. Under Milling you will find information on associations and organizations, commercial sites, education and careers, marketing, research and statistics, and storage and quality. Baking includes topics such as associations and organizations, cereal chemistry, commercial sites, education and careers, marketing, and research and statistics. The Feed Production category encompasses associations and organizations, commercial sites, education and careers, extrusion, marketing, processing and premixing, research and statistics, and storage and quality related to animal feeds. Industrial Uses covers non-traditional applications of grain products and includes associations and organizations, commercial sites, education and careers, patent resources, product development, and research and statistics.

Types of resources found on this site include links to associations and organizations, research publications, statistics, educational and career opportunities, government agencies, and relevant international resources. Links to trade, firm, or corporation sites are for the information and convenience of users of the site and do not constitute official endorsement or approval of any product or service nor imply that excluded sites may be un-suitable.

Selection of Resources

To determine the quality and accuracy of listed web resources, we consult the following guidelines for Evaluating Web Resources.

The primary criteria we review are

All links have been carefully selected. In addition, unique original materials previously available only at Kansas State University are being digitized and made accessible to researchers, students, practitioners, and the general public.

If you encounter an error or know of a significant site that we have not yet included, please contact us .

Design and Acknowledgements

This site was designed by and created by Yongli Zhou , in collaboration with Mohan Ramaswamy and Mike Haddock. All are faculty members in the Dr. William R. Love Science Library at Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas. Work on this site is being done in partnership with faculty of the Kansas State University Grain Science & Industry Department.

The site was created usin Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX, and Photoshop CS. This site utilizes Javascript, Cascading Style Sheets, Perl, and Actionscript.

Copyright Statement

All of the original material in this web site is copyrighted either by the individual authors or Kansas State University . Materials from this site may not be published on any web site or used in any commercial endeavor in any form without written permission from the copyright holder.


The K-State Libraries provides this web site to enhance public access to information on grain milling and processing.  While we try to keep the information provided timely and accurate, we make no guarantees of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise.  We do not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of information created and maintained by other public and private organizations whose work we link to. Further, linking to such items does not endorse any views expressed or products or services offered. Users are responsible for properly evaluating resources according to their own personal, academic, or research needs.

In no event shall the web site creators, K-State Libraries, or Kansas State University be liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential losses, whether or not advised of the possibility of damage, and on any theory of liability, arising out of or in connection with the use or content provided by this web site.

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