Northern Crops Institute

Healthy Solutions for Food Barley Uses

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Healthy Solutions for Food Barley Uses

Course Details:

Dates: January 15 - 25, 2024
Location: Online (4 Modules with 3-4 Lectures Per Module)
Time Commitment: 1-3 Hours Per Module
Registration Fee: $1,100.00
Registration Deadline: January 2, 2024

Course Overview:

This course is an effort to give people in the food barley industry an in depth look at all aspects of Barley for Food: breeding, nutritional benefits, barley food product launches, barley food trends, processing, transportation, contracting and securing supply.


  • To grow demand for food barley by giving buyers and potential buyers an overview of new varieties, health and nutrition information, and US and national food trends, and assist in making market place connections.

Major Topics:

  1. Barley Breeding Program – NDSU
  2. Barley Breeding Program – Montana State University
  3. Nutritional Benefits of Food Barley and Health Claims
  4. Quality Characteristics for Food Use of Barley
  5. Food Barley Product Trends
  6. Current and Potential Markets Worldwide
  7. Overview of Current U.S. Barley Market
  8. Food Safety and Traceability
  9. Virtual Tours of Processing Facility
  10. Barley Production in the Upper Midwest
  11. Baking Demonstrations with Barley Ingredients
  12. Beta-glucan Extract Processing
  13. Transportation and Logistics

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed for those individuals involved with securing a quality supply of Identity Preserved food grade barley for their own use or for their customers.

How Do I Register?

This course will be offered online only. Space will fill up quick, so we encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $1,100 per person
Registration Deadline: January 2, 2024

Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received one day prior to the start of the course to receive a full refund. If NCI is forced to cancel this course due to insufficient enrollment, dangerous weather or other circumstances, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each participant will receive a full refund. Refunds require 10 business days for the transaction to be completed. To read our full Event Refund & Cancelation Policy, click here.

Price: $1,100.00

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