If you rang in the new year with a resolution to advance your career, plant the seeds for a great year with GEAPS/K-State distance education courses. Registration is now open for five February courses that will help your career blossom.
GEAPS 521: Aeration System Design and Fan Operational Management
This course teaches the basic principles of designing and operating grain aeration systems to maintain grain quality during storage.
GEAPS 530: Quality Management Systems for Bulk Materials Handling Operations
Learn about quality management systems and how they are used in agricultural storage environments.
GEAPS 542: Electrical Safety for Grain and Processing Facilities
This course provides a basic understanding of electrical safety requirements for grain elevators and processing facilities.
GEAPS 544: Preventing Grain Dust Explosions
This course provides an overview of what causes grain dust explosions, how to prevent them and the potentially disastrous consequences of explosions.
GEAPS 600: Overview of Milling Principles
This class helps you understand how to analyze the mass balance of material flowing through the mill and how to apply statistical process control techniques to monitor mill performance.
GEAPS 530 is required for the Credential in Grain Operations Management (CGOM) and GEAPS 600 is required for the Credential in Grain Processing Management (CGPM).
Courses run Feb. 9-March 13. Registration closes Feb. 3. For more information about the courses or the GEAPS/K-State Distance Education Program, click here or contact Laura Atchley at GEAPS: firstname.lastname@example.org; (952) 928-4640.
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