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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 […]

GEAPS/K-State Announce 2020 Distance Education Schedule

Published 10/24/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

The GEAPS/Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program will offer 33 courses in 2020. Every course required for the credentials in Grain Operations Management and Grain Processing Management will be available over the course of the year. Registration is currently open for each course. Chris Blair, regional manager for NEW Cooperative, chairs GEAPS’ committee that […]

Registration Now Open for GEAPS Exchange 2020

Published 10/16/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for GEAPS Exchange 2020, the Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s (GEAPS) 91st International Technical Conference and Exposition, March 21-24, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Register online on the Exchange website. The conference features over 350 exhibitors in the Expo Hall, nearly 40 hours of educational programming and a variety of networking […]

Enrollment Open for GEAPS 2020 Safety Awards

Published 10/14/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is now accepting applications for the 2020 Safety Awards Program. The program recognizes facilities that go an entire year without a work-related lost-time injury or illness and facilities that have zero recordable work-related injuries or illnesses. Facilities that successfully complete the program receive a plaque, and are recognized […]

GEAPS, K-State Offer Five October Courses

Published 09/25/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University offer five courses online courses in October. Courses run from Oct. 29 through Dec. 3, and registration closes Oct. 23. GEAPS 522: FGIS Grain Inspection Orientation This course was developed by the USDA’s Federal Grain Inspection Service in conjunction with GEAPS and K-State. It […]

GEAPS Launches Speakers Bureau

Published 07/29/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society announces today the release of a Speakers Bureau on the Chapters section of www.geaps.com. The online tool includes more than 45 speakers to help chapters plan exceptional meetings. Speakers can be organized by topic, cost and travel region. GEAPS International President Steve Myers, Bunge Milling, Kansas City Chapter, is […]

GEAPS Announces 2019-2020 International, Associates Board Election Results

Published 07/24/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS announced the 2019-2020 International Board Elections results at the Annual Meeting last week.  Elected to three-year terms as International directors are: David Hoffman, Ag Producers Cooperative, Tri-State Chapter Robert Horvat, Cargill, Minneapolis Paul Steinlage, General Mills, Kansas City Barb Grove, CGOM, Central Valley Ag Cooperative, Great Plains, was elected to the office of second […]

GEAPS Announces Steve Records as New Chief Staff Executive

Published 07/10/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: The Grain Elevator and Processing Society announces today that Steve Records will join the association Aug. 5 as chief staff executive. He has 23 years of professional experience, including the last eight years at SCORE in Herndon, Virginia. Records takes over the role from Executive Vice President David Krejci, who is retiring. […]