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GEAPS and Kansas State University Offer Five Grain Handling Operations Courses in February 2017

Published 05/10/2017 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for five grain handling operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in February. These online courses run from Feb. 13 through March 17, and registration closes Feb. 7.  Courses can be completed any time over the five week schedule, and each offering should take […]

GEAPS/K-State Offer Four Grain Handling and Processing Courses in May 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program.  Three of the courses will help grain handling professionals develop skills to work more safely and efficiently, and two of the courses will build the skills of grain processing professionals. These online […]

GEAPS/K-State Offer Four Grain Operations Courses in April 2017

Published 03/21/2017 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four grain operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program.  These online courses run fromA pril 24 – May 26, and registration closes Tuesday, April 18. Courses are open to anyone, even if they are not a GEAPS member or […]

Exchange 2017 Sees Record Numbers of Attendees, Exhibitors

Published 03/09/2017 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS Exchange 2017 set records for highest attendance (3,589) and most exhibitors (438) last week in Kansas City. The event featured 270,000 square feet of space in the Expo Hall, and over 40 hours of education. GEAPS International President Marcus Neal, Lansing Trade Group, was impressed with several outcomes from the conference. “Exchange 2017 was […]

436 Facilities Across 32 Companies Win 2016 Safety Awards

Published 03/01/2017 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS announced that 436 facilities representing 32 companies received Safety Awards for successfully completing the 2016 calendar year without a single lost time injury or illness. The companies were recognized at GEAPS Exchange 2017 in Kansas City. Robert Taylor, Cargill, GEAPS second vice president, presided over the awards. “As industry leaders, we have a responsibility […]

GEAPS Honors 2016 Chapter Members of Distinction at Exchange 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS recognized four outstanding individuals with the Chapter Member of Distinction Award during the GEAPS Celebration at at Exchange 2017 in Kansas City. Awardees were nominated by chapter officers to recognize outstanding contributions to leadership or service to their chapter over the last year. Jacob Elder, Perdue AgriBusiness, Mid-Atlantic Chapter Tom Winkel, MaxYield Cooperative, North […]

GEAPS Honors 25-Year Members at Exchange 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was pleased to recognize 18 members who each celebrated a quarter century of continuous membership during the GEAPS Celebration at Exchange 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri. Three of the following members were in attendance for the ceremony. Each received a silver pin honoring their service to the organization. Gary Allen, Alliance Grain Co, Cornbelt […]

Two Outstanding Chapters Honored at Exchange 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS honored two outstanding chapters during the GEAPS Celebration at GEAPS Exchange 2017, awarding the Outstanding Chapter Award and Chapter Cup. The Outstanding Chapter Award went to the Mid-Atlantic Chapter .The award is given annually by GEAPS’ Membership Committee at the Exchange. Cheryl Lanskink, Comco, Siouxland, Membership Committee chair, helped evaluate submissions. “It was a […]

GEAPS Recognizes 40 Year Members at Exchange 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS was thrilled to recognize members who celebrated 40 consecutive years of membership during the GEAPS Celebration at GEAPS Exchange 2017. Each member received a bronze GEAPS pin to commemorate the milestone. Jimmy Carlson, Retired, Mid-America Chapter Alfred Dressing, Missouri Power Transmission Inc, Gateway Fred Edmaiston, Aircon Corp, Mid-South Dick Elliott, Retired, Kansas City Leo […]

GEAPS Recognizes 2016 Credential Earners at Exchange 2017

Published by Tom Sedlacek

The GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Credentialing Program helps grain handling and processing operations professionals build their job skills. A base credential can be earned by completing an organized set of six courses, and each course can be augmented with Specialist Credentials. A Master Credential is awarded to those who complete the Credential in Grain Operations […]