BUILD Dairy network map

BUILD Dairy is a network of professors, researchers, students and dairy food industry companies and organizations in the western region. The goal is to build university and industry linkages through learning and discovery. These linkages will encourage the increased value of dairy products manufactured in the region by building a broader network of technically trained, knowledgeable professionals and leaders that will foster the growth of the dairy food industry through innovation and discovery.


  • Building University-Industry linkages through Learning and Discovery
  • BUILD upon university funding of stipends to increase number of students conducting dairy food research
  • BUILD leadership qualities in students
  • BUILD awareness and linkages between students and dairy processing companies


  • Students are our Future
  • Work Together
  • Make a Difference
  • Dairy Foods Research

BUILD Dairy housed beneath the Western Dairy Center is connected with Washington State University, University of Idaho, Oregon State University, University of Idaho, Oregon State University, Boise State University, Utah State University, Weber State University, and Brigham Young University
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