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GEAPS Honors 25 Year Members

Published 03/13/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS is pleased to recognize 17 members who each celebrated a quarter century of continuous membership. Each received a silver pin honoring their service to the organization. Gary Riedlinger, Heritage Cooperative Inc, Seaway Rich Sunderman, Gerald Grain Center, Seaway Brad Brekke, B&E Construction Inc, Greater Iowa Jay Weber, B&E Construction Inc, Greater Iowa Clarence Heckert, […]

GEAPS Honors Chapter Member of Distinction at Exchange 2019

Published by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS recognized two outstanding individuals with Chapter Member of Distinction Awards at Exchange 2019 in New Orleans. The awardees were nominated by chapter officers to recognize their outstanding contributions to leadership and service to their chapters over the last year. Mason Cady, Ag Partners LLC Greater Iowa Chapter Greg Oberle, CHS Inc, Minneapolis

GEAPS, K-State Offer Training on Aeration Systems, Safety, Grain Bin Fires and Materials Handling

Published 02/27/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in April. These online courses run from April 2 through May 7, and registration closes March 27.  GEAPS 521: Aeration System Design and Fan Operational Management Learn the purpose of grain aeration, system components and how […]

GEAPS Retains SearchWide Global to Recruit New Chief Staff Executive

Published 02/19/2019 by Tom Sedlacek

GEAPS Retains SearchWide Global to Recruit New Chief Staff Executive The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) has retained SearchWide Global, an executive recruitment firm, to manage the search process for their chief staff executive position. Robert Taylor, Cargill, GEAPS International president, announced the move internally at GEAPS’ International Board of Director Meetings in November. […]

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

Published 12/05/2018 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 Distance Education Program in January. These online courses run from Jan. 8 through Feb. 12, 2019, and registration closes Jan. 2, 2019. GEAPS 500: Introduction to Grain Handling Operations This course offers an […]

GEAPS, K-State Expand Continuing Education Options

Published 10/18/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (K-State) will launch a Grain Elevator Managers Course (GEM) next May. The course is an evolution of the existing Grain Elevator Managers course that the K-State IGP Institute has historically offered. It is being developed and produced jointly with GEAPS and K-State to expand […]

Registration Now Open for GEAPS Exchange 2019

Published 10/17/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for the Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s (GEAPS) 90th International Technical Conference and Exposition, or Exchange, March 9-12, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The conference is a great opportunity for grain handling and processing operations professionals to build their skills, expand their professional network and browse […]

Enrollment Open for GEAPS 2019 Safety Awards

Published 10/15/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is now accepting applications for the 2019 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 are rewarded with a plaque, and […]

GEAPS, K-State Announce 2019 Distance Education Schedule

Published 09/28/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

The GEAPS/Kansas State University (K-State) Distance Education Program will offer 33 courses in 2019. Every course required for the credentials in Grain Operations Management and Grain Processing Management will be available over the course of the year. Chris Blair, regional manager for NEW Cooperative chairs GEAPS’ committee that oversees distance education. According to Blair, the […]

GEAPS, K-State Offer Four October Courses

Published 09/25/2018 by Tom Sedlacek

Registration is now open for four grain handling and processing operations courses from the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University in October. These online courses run from Oct. 30 through Dec. 1, and registration closes Oct. 23.  Courses can be completed any time over the five week schedule, and each offering […]