Northern Crops Institute

Pasta Production and Technology

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Pasta Production and Technology

Course Details:

Dates: April 23–25, 2024
Location: Northern Crops Institute, Fargo, ND
Registration Fee: $1,300.00
Registration Deadline: April 8, 2024

Course Overview:

This course introduces participants to the fundamental and applied aspects of pasta production and quality through lectures and laboratory demonstrations. Grain and ingredient quality, specifications and processing variables and their impact on final pasta product quality are presented in detail. The course focuses primarily on traditional dried durum wheat-based pasta. This course will be conducted in-person at the Northern Crops Institute.

If you are interested in fresh/refrigerated/frozen pasta, you may want to attend one-day companion program. Click here for more information and to register.


  • Learn from industry professionals about the fundamentals of pasta production, quality assurance, die manufacturing and maintenance.
  • Gain important understanding of ingredient quality and how it impacts pasta processing and quality.
  • Learn how to evaluate the quality of durum wheat, semolina, and pasta.

Who Should Attend?

Managers, supervisors, technicians and others responsible for plant production, maintenance, production development, quality assurance, and sales of high-quality pasta products.

How Do I Register?

This course will be offered in-person only, and registrations are limited to 30 participants. Space will fill up quick, so we encourage you to enroll early!

Registration Fee: $1,300.00
Registration Deadline: March 15th, 2024

Click on the “Register Now” button to pay by credit card. For group registrations and alternate methods of payment, please contact

Included in the registration fee are course materials, lunches and refreshments during the course, and one evening dinner banquet. Airfare, hotel rooms and other meals are not included in the registration fee.

Hotel Information:

Clubhouse Hotel and Suites
4400 15th Avenue South
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 282-5777
Rate: $159.00 (+ taxes) per night
Name of Room Block: NCI – Pasta Course
Deadline for Room Block: March 18, 2024

Home 2 Suites By Hilton
1652 44th St South
Fargo, ND 58103
Phone: (701) 492-4502
Rate: $159.00 (+ taxes) per night
Name of Room Block: NCI – Pasta Course
Deadline for Room Block: March 22, 2024
Website (To Book Online):


Transportation between the airport to the hotel is the responsibility of each participant. The Clubhouse Hotel has a complementary shuttle, and you can arrange a ride by calling them directly at (701) 282-5777. Taxis are available at the baggage claim area, and Uber & Lift are also available. NCI will provide daily transportation only between the Northern Crops Institute and the 2 hotels listed above. At the conclusion of the course at 4:30 PM on April 25, 2024, NCI will also provide transportation to the hotel or to the airport for those flying out early.

Cancellation Policies:

Requests to cancel a registration must be received on or before April 13, 2024 to receive a full refund. Requests to cancel a registration on or after April 14, 2024 will receive credit for a future NCI course that is good for 1 year. If NCI is forced to cancel this course, all registered participants will be immediately contacted, and each will receive a full refund within 10 business days. Substitutions may be made up to 3 days before the course begins. To read our full Event Refund & Cancellation Policy, click here.

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