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GEAPS Recognizes Outstanding Members, Chapters from 2019

Published 04/03/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

Each year GEAPS recognizes members and chapters for outstanding accomplishments, including earning credentials from GEAPS and K-State; reaching membership milestones; and completing the year without a safety incident. GEAPS recognizes the following individuals for their accomplishments in 2019: Credential Earners The GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Credentialing Program helps grain handling and processing operations professionals build […]

GEAPS Exchange Postponed Until July 16-19

Published 03/13/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

Due to the evolving COVID-19 Coronavirus concerns, the Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s International Executive Committee has decided to postpone GEAPS Exchange 2020 until July 16-19, 2020. It will still take place at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The annual conference traditionally draws thousands of attendees, and was scheduled to take place March 21-24 at the […]

125 Attend Great Lakes Regional Conference in Sandusky, Ohio

Published 02/28/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

Over 100 attendees and exhibitors from eight states and provinces gathered at the Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, for the Great Lakes Regional Conference this week. GEAPS’ Seaway, Michigan/So. Ontario and Hoosier chapters plan the event. The conference included an expo hall with over 30 exhibitors and seven education sessions. GEAPS Executive Director Steve Records […]

GEAPS, K-State Offer Training on Pest Management, Safety, Grain Bin Fires and Materials Handling

Published 02/25/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in March. These online programs run from March 31 through May 5, and registration closes March 25. GEAPS 525: Management of Pests in Stored Grain Participants learn the skills to prevent and manage infestations using practical […]

GEAPS Announces SILO Screening and Grain Entrapment Training Sessions at Exchange 2020

Published 02/12/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) today announced a free screening of SILO the film from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Monday, March 23, at GEAPS Exchange 2020 in Minneapolis. The event takes place in room 101 at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Presented in partnership with the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA), the screening includes […]

GEAPS Partners with MANRRS to Promote Diversity in Agriculture

Published 02/11/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) today announced a partnership with Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS), a society that promotes academic and professional advancement by empowering minorities. The agreement allows MANRRS members to join GEAPS and engage in training programs and networking opportunities. “Many of our members report that they […]

GEAPS Partners with Student Organization to Provide Training, Networking Opportunities

Published 01/27/2020 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) today announced a partnership with the National Professional Agricultural Student Organization (PAS). The agreement allows PAS members to join GEAPS and engage in training programs and networking opportunities to launch successful careers in the agriculture industry. GEAPS Executive Director Steve Records sees opportunities for both sides of the […]

GEAPS, K-State Offer Online Courses on Basic Operations and Management, Safety Cultures and Materials Handling in January

Published 12/02/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four grain handling operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in January. These online courses run from Jan. 7 through Feb. 11, 2019, and registration closes Dec. 31, 2019. GEAPS 500: Introduction to Grain Handling Operations This course offers an introduction to the […]

GEAPS Foundation Reaches $4 Million Endowment Goal

Published 11/21/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) Foundation announced today that it has reached its endowment goal of $4 million.  Investment income from the endowment fund will provide funding for new and existing professional development programs from GEAPS. Mark Fedje, General Mills Inc., GEAPS Foundation board chair, has been a GEAPS member for more than […]