Friday, September 21, 2012

Texas A&M Hosts 32nd Annual Vegetable Oil Extraction Short Course

The Food Protein Research and Development Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, will present its 32nd annual Practical Short Course on Vegetable Oil Extraction November 4-8, 2012.

This four day course provides practical and theoretical training on commercial oilseed preparation and extraction for the production of vegetable oil and meal.  Demonstrations will also be held at the Food Protein pilot-scale oil mill.  Participants will receive information necessary to improve product quality, processing efficiency, and plant safety.

Course objectives:
  • To receive comprehensive training in oilseed crushing
  • To learn about emerging technologies and trends in the industry
  • Obtain latest safety and regulatory updates
Location: Texas A&M University
Hotel: A block of rooms has been reserved at the College Station Hilton & Conference Center at the rate of $99 per night; use code VEG12 979-693-7500.

For more information: contact Rich Clough, Program Head, Extraction and Protein Technologies; (979) 862-2262 or (979) 845-2741, or for program details and registration go to

1 comment:

  1. Thanks Amy, its great to know that 32nd annual Practical Short Course on Vegetable Oil Extraction is going to held soon. I think this course is going to be very creative as participants are going to receive useful information regarding Vegetable Oil production.
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