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IAOM First Break: Stories from the Roll Floor with Fran Churchill

Upon completing her milling science degree at Kansas State University in the 1980s, Fran Churchill was one of a handful of female graduates to enter the milling industry. She talks with Host Simon Tiedge about some of her experiences as a woman in the male-dominated field of milling, as well as her career journey that […]

IAOM First Break: Stories from the Roll Floor with Cultura

Mike Terning, director of product and host of Outstanding in the Field podcast, and Mark Hisken, CINCH platform and development manager, Cultura Technologies, join the podcast to talk about how IoT and automation can help milling companies be more efficient. The software platform builds out all of the functionality specific to agriculture industries that isn’t […]

IAOM First Break: Stories from the Roll Floor with Troy Anderson

Troy Anderson, vice president of operations at Ardent Mills, shares his thoughts about the miller of the future, the impact of the global pandemic on the industry, training strategies, and how to increase diversity and inclusion in the industry. He says we need to collectively come together to promote and bring greater visibility to careers […]

IAOM First Break: Stories from the Roll Floor with Stefan Lutz

Imagine teaching milling to a group with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. Now, add in several native languages and different processes used to grind the same grains across Africa. These are some of the daily challenges that Stefan Lutz encounters as director of the African Milling School in Nairboi, Kenya. From apprenticeship programs […]

Virtual Product Showcase

One of the highlights of the IAOM Annual Conference is the five Product Showcase presentations on the Expo floor. Over the past few years, this event has grown to over 125 participants where attendees can see the latest in milling innovations and new services. We won’t let the COVID-19 pandemic stop this valuable offering! The […]

How to build a career in grain milling…

Cowley College and IAOM are teaming up to provide an informational webinar about the Milling Technician certificate program. The webinar will review the requirements for enrollment and introduce a new option of the program for those who are already working in the industry. Conducted via Zoom, it will be answer questions for high school students, […]

Strategies for Cultural Competence in Milling

If you missed the webinar live, take some time to listen to the insight and strategies Dr. Zelia Wiley, Kansas State University, shared with the milling community. She highlighted the importance of finding sponsors and mentors to help navigate the sometimes difficult terrain minorities find in the milling industry. Catch the entire webinar on demand […]