Commercial Food Processing

Stephen Ward

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NMPAN Turns 10!

The Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network is celebrating its 10th birthday.

By Rebecca Thistlethwaite | Article

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Idle, uncleaned milk trucks don't compromise the quality of raw milk, OSU study shows

Mar 1, 2018
Raw milk quality isn’t compromised when tanker trucks sit empty and uncleaned for hours between loads, according to new research at Oregon State University.

By Chris Branam | News Story

$2 million barley project gets naked for the good of the grain

Jan 24, 2018
OSU is leading a five-state effort to develop varieties of organic naked barleys

By Chris Branam | News Story

Barley no longer an afterthought in beer flavor

Nov 27, 2017
Researchers found notable differences in the taste of beers malted from barley varieties reputed to have flavor qualities.

By Chris Branam | News Story

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