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FAPC plays vital role in preparing students with real-world experience

FAPC plays vital role in preparing students with real-world experience

Dec 08, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center plays a vital role in educating and training undergraduate and graduate students with hands-on, real-world experience to prepare them for career opportunities in the food industry.

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Take part in online journey through ‘Farm to Fork’ Massive Open Online Course

Dec 07, 2015

For the second consecutive year, Bailey Norwood, professor in the department of agricultural economics for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, will be conducting an online journey connecting agricultural science and the food people eat.

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FAPC advisory board tours Lopez Foods

FAPC advisory board tours Lopez Foods

Nov 20, 2015

FAPC’s advisory board recently met at Lopez Foods to discuss food and agricultural issues and take a tour of the Oklahoma City facility.

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OSU center trains next generation of food safety leaders

OSU center trains next generation of food safety leaders

Nov 18, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is providing a new generation of food industry leaders firsthand experience in helping companies take advantage of best management practices and enhanced food safety systems.

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FAPC offers food safety tips for your Thanksgiving menu

FAPC offers food safety tips for your Thanksgiving menu

Nov 16, 2015

Thanksgiving day will be here soon, and many Oklahomans will be preparing holiday meals for their families and friends. But don’t let food poisoning be on the menu this year. FAPC offers tips to keep your family safe this festive season.

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Vaughan brings decades – long experience to FAPC advisory board

Vaughan brings decades – long experience to FAPC advisory board

Oct 09, 2015

An Oklahoman whose family has been a fixture in the state’s food industry for more than 50 years been appointed to the Industry Advisory Committee of Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center. Appointed by the Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, Mark Vaughan, former owner of Vaughan Foods in Moore, Oklahoma, joins the 16-member advisory board to help oversee the center’s mission and vision.

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Shawnee Milling executive appointed to FAPC’s advisory board

Shawnee Milling executive appointed to FAPC’s advisory board

Sep 25, 2015

A food-processing expert is the newest addition to an advisory board representing Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center. Joe Ford, senior vice president of operations for Shawnee Milling Co. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, joins the 16-member Industry Advisory Committee to help oversee the center’s mission and vision.

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Tackle food safety during tailgating season

Sep 24, 2015

Football season is here, and many fans are holding tailgates to cheer on their favorite teams. Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center wants to keep your food safe and recommends food safety tips for those participating in tailgating activities.

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Food science graduate student receives Graduate Fellowship Award

Sep 11, 2015

An Oklahoma State University food science graduate student was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, sponsored by the OSU Foundation and coordinated by the OSU Graduate College.

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Don’t spoil your summer fun, keep food safety in mind

Don’t spoil your summer fun, keep food safety in mind

Jul 21, 2015

FAPC wants Oklahomans to have a safe and fun summer and suggests food safety tips when participating in outdoor activities.

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Project reveals opportunities for Oklahoma wine industry

Project reveals opportunities for Oklahoma wine industry

Jul 07, 2015

The Oklahoma wine industry has grown tremendously during the last several years, and now the Oklahoma Vineyard Quality Project is enhancing the ability of state grape growers and winemakers to strengthen their operations further.

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FAPC advisory board invested in future of the center

FAPC advisory board invested in future of the center

Jun 17, 2015

FAPC’s Industry Advisory Committee members, representing food and agricultural leaders around the state, met June 4 at the food-processing center to hear project updates, meet with faculty and staff, and elect new officers.

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New equipment fuels new opportunity

New equipment fuels new opportunity

Jun 10, 2015

KiZE partnered with Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center, a part of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, to implement a new bar extruder at its manufacturing facility.

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Expanding economic growth in Oklahoma communities

Expanding economic growth in Oklahoma communities

Jun 09, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center understands the need to keep the commodities in the state to be processed before distributed, and an FAPC Industry Advisory Committee member is helping this vision become a reality.

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OSU's Vegas Strip Steak now licensed to a regional processor

OSU's Vegas Strip Steak now licensed to a regional processor

May 28, 2015

Vegas Strip Steak, the cut of steak developed at Oklahoma State University, will soon be available to a wider consumer market thanks to a licensing deal with a processor, making it the first steak to be licensed and have its name trademarked.

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Forming the Future: Unitherm Food Systems donates equipment to assist in value-added processing

Forming the Future: Unitherm Food Systems donates equipment to assist in value-added processing

May 28, 2015

The R2200 Forming Machine, R-Series, valued at $23,000, is the newest addition to FAPC’s line of food processing equipment, donated by Unitherm Food Systems in Bristow, Okla.

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Remember food safety when firing up the grill

Remember food safety when firing up the grill

May 21, 2015

FAPC wants Oklahomans to have a safe and fun summer and suggests the following food safety tips when preparing favorite, summertime meals.

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FAPC staff member honored for academic achievement

FAPC staff member honored for academic achievement

May 12, 2015

An Oklahoma State University Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center staff member was recognized as the Outstanding Business Student of the Year for Northern Oklahoma College – Stillwater.

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Key global trends define future of food safety

Key global trends define future of food safety

May 07, 2015

A Walmart food safety executive for global brands and expert in food safety culture shared insights about key global trends in food safety, helping Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center to identify ways to better focus FAPC programs serving Oklahoma agribusinesses.

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FAPC faculty member is recognized for Merit Award

FAPC faculty member is recognized for Merit Award

Apr 09, 2015

Nurhan Dunford, OSU biosystems and agricultural engineering professor and FAPC oilseed specialist, was awarded the American Oil Chemists’ Society Merit Award.

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Wine Forum of Oklahoma to feature Made in Oklahoma products

Apr 02, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center will promote Made in Oklahoma wine and food products during the annual Wine Forum of Oklahoma.

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Celebrate Made in Oklahoma Month in April

Celebrate Made in Oklahoma Month in April

Apr 01, 2015

April is Made in Oklahoma Month, and Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is encouraging Oklahomans to celebrate by supporting local food companies.

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FAPC promotes Bake and Take Month in March

Mar 05, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center is excited to promote and recognize this commodity by celebrating Bake and Take Month in March.

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FAPC Research Symposium features research and top student awards

FAPC Research Symposium features research and top student awards

Feb 26, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center held its annual FAPC Research Symposium highlighting food and agricultural products research conducted by FAPC and other OSU researchers.

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From Scratch to Market: Commercializing a Food Product

From Scratch to Market: Commercializing a Food Product

Feb 18, 2015

Oklahoma State University’s Robert M. Kerr Food & Agricultural Products Center has food scientists that specialize in helping entrepreneurs commercialize homemade recipes.

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