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February 22, 2013
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Feb. 26 Webinar to Focus on Fermentation Techniques for Distilled Spirits Producers

Seed Treatments and Biodiesel Production are Topics of Upcoming Webinars

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Anyone interested in fermentation techniques linked to producing distilled spirits is invited to participate in a free webinar on Feb. 26, hosted by a group of university scientists.

The webinar, “Working with Distilled Spirits” at 12:30 p.m. EST/11:30 a.m. CST, is presented by Kris Berglund, Michigan State University Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering. Berglund will discuss new fermentation techniques for producing custom brands of distilled spirits, and share his experience as an entrepreneur in the alcoholic beverage industry.

To register and get information about accessing the webinar, visit the registration page.

The webinar is one of several planned by the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development that focus on land grant university-developed technology that may be relevant to business operations or anyone interested in the particular topics.  Other webinars planned include “Farm-Based Bio-Controlled Seed Treatments for Improving Soybean Yields” and “Biodiesel Production and Wastewater Recapture from Swine Waste.”

Kansas State University is one of 12 land-grant universities that make up the north central region.

More information regarding the NCRCRD or the webinar series is available online or by contacting John Mann at mannjoh3@anr.msu.edu or 517-432-4408. 


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Story by: Mary Lou Peter
K-State Research & Extension News

John Mann – Michigan State University – mannjoh3@anr.msu.edu or 517-432-4408