Registration is now open for three courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program. These online courses run from May 14 – June 18, and registration closes Wednesday, May 8. Courses are open to anyone, even if they are not a GEAPS member or a student […]
Registration is now open for the 2019 GEAPS Leadership, Education and Networking Workshop. The two-day event will focus on human resources topics, and is an opportunity for all grain industry professionals to build valuable leadership skills and expand their professional networks. The Workshop will take place at the InterContinental St. Paul Riverfront on Tuesday, July […]
GEAPS Exchange 2019 drew 2,836 attendees from19 countries to New Orleans to see and learn about the latest products and innovations in the grain handling and processing operations industry. The technical conference and exposition included a tradeshow with 407 exhibitors in 290,000 square feet of exhibit space, and over 30 hours of education in a […]
"So far I have taken three GEAPS/K-State courses and each of them has been very informative. GEAPS 510: Grain Facilities Planning and Design was useful because it teaches the basics of the industry and also shows you new and upcoming technology. Most people look at improving a facility by doing major changes and updates, but there are also numerous small things…"
"I find that the more involved I get with GEAPS activities, the more benefits I’ve taken away from it personally and professionally."
"Not only has the GEAPS networking opportunities been great for Comco on a business level, it has been an incredible educational resource as well. Through GEAPS I have learned about the grain industry and am able to stay up-to-date on new technologies and the ever-changing regulations that our regular members deal with. It was an easy decision for Comco to supp…"
"GEAPS is one of the few organizations where you have something in common with almost 100 percent of the membership. After a good meeting or convention, you return to work ’revved up’ for increasing safety, job performance and more."
"I joined GEAPS to network with the grain industry. I quickly learned that in addition to the great people, GEAPS offered some great training options. Add in the exchange of information and ideas at our chapter meetings, and my membership has been priceless."
"I know of no better source for continuing education opportunities within the grain industry. GEAPS provides education, training and knowledge for a fraction of what it would cost to develop in-house."
"GEAPS helps me stay on top of the newest and most innovative concepts for grain operations and grain safety."
"I enjoy and get the most out of networking with my peers at GEAPS chapter meetings and Exchanges. We can talk about everyday problems that we all have to deal with, and many of the benefits come from learning from other people’s mistakes. You learn what not to do, and you avoid making the same mistakes."
"Involvement in GEAPS provides employees with the opportunity to interact with grain industry pros from other companies. That interaction helps them learn skills that they need in order to grow professionally. I believe employee development is accelerated by active involvement in GEAPS, and it can be very useful to your company."
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