Dairy Farmers of America — Project Flatland
Advanced Technology & Manufacturing — Garden City, KS

Dairy Farmers of America

This new, 521,000-square-foot USDA dairy dryer plant, named Project Flatland, produces powdered milk and contains one of the largest dairy dryers in the world. The production facility includes milk receiving and cream load-out, raw milk processing, pasteurized processing, milk evaporation and drying, filling and packaging, dry warehousing, shipping, office space and employee wellness areas. A wastewater treatment plant was also constructed on the site. This dairy dryer facility was recently named the 2018 Sustainable Plant of the Year by Food Engineering Magazine.

Photos: Courtesy of Dairy Farmers of America


  • MSKTD & Associates, Inc.

Key Trade Partners

  • Shambaugh & Son - Design-Builder


Barry Sutherland

Barry Sutherland

7930 Santa Fe Drive
Overland Park, KS 66204

Awards and Recognition

Food Engineering Magazine
2018 Sustainable Plant of the Year

Dairy Farmers of America
Project Flatland
Food Engineering Magazine