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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 […]

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 […]