Grain Craft and K-State Celebrate Completion of New Campus Pathway

Chattanooga, Tn. – October 28, 2019Grain Craft recently partnered with Kansas State University’s Department of Grain Science and Industry to provide a new paved walkway for the students.  This walkway connects the students from the IGP Institute to the Hal Ross Flour Mill.  Previously the path that the students traveled daily was made of gravel.  This new paved walkway will offer a clean, safe, and revitalized way to travel between the buildings. 

Grain Craft is a long-time supporter of K-State athletics and the K-State milling science program within the grain science department.  The company works closely with the university through internship opportunities, research projects, and continuing education.

Path Progress


“We cannot stress enough the importance of supporting our industry’s future leaders.  Grain Craft is honored to provide this upgraded path, which we hope will make the students’ time on campus and changing of classes even more enjoyable. In addition, we hope it will provide a safer experience with increased traction and reduced likelihood of falls,” said Jeff Zierenberg, VP of Human Resources at Grain Craft.


K-State and Grain Craft celebrated the path’s completion with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 25, 2019.  During the ceremony representatives from the university and Grain Craft discussed the strength of the long-time partnership and the exciting future ahead for the milling science program and grain science department.