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GEAPS Launches New Introduction to Grain Operations Course

Published: Jul 10, 2023 by Krissy Ohnstad

Take Advantage of Special Pricing for a Limited Time

After a lot of work, development, edits and feedback from GEAPS members and Subject Matter Experts, GEAPS’ Training and Education program is proud to release Introduction to Grain Operations.

The new course is a dynamic, multimedia version of what was known as GEAPS 500, Introduction to Grain Operations. The course features professionally produced graphics, video examples, relevant photographs, 2D and 3D illustrations, animations and interactive exercises.

This is not a basic PowerPoint with a voiceover. This course is a tool to provide relevant, important information for those who are new to the grain industry.

“The Introduction to Grain Operations course is a comprehensive multimedia course designed to equip newcomers to the industry with essential insights to benefit professionals across diverse roles, said James Lenz, GEAPS’ Director of Training and Education. “From grain elevator operators, other new employees, human resources personnel, administrative staff, sales professionals and beyond, this course provides a solid foundation of knowledge that enhances understanding and collaboration within the grain operations industry.”  

The course can be consumed in one workday or taken over a period of time, one module at a time. There are 10 modules, each covering important grain operations topics. All learners should expect to spend less than 10 hours on the course and will have access for five weeks after registration. We’re excited to share this with the industry.

“It’s not like anything we’ve had before, and we’re not stopping here,” said GEAPS’ Interim Executive Director Julia Kloehn. “Our next production is a course that goes a bit deeper with management essentials for supervisors. We’re working with a great group of subject matter experts to bring it all together.”

To make sure everyone who can benefit has an opportunity to get this valuable training, GEAPS is happy to offer special pricing. For a limited time, GEAPS members may purchase the course for just $195. Nonmembers save and pay just $295. The regular price for this course will be $250 for members and $525 for nonmembers. 

About GEAPS  

The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) is an international professional association of grain handling and processing professionals. GEAPS addresses the industry’s critical grain handling, storage and processing operations needs by providing networking, professional development programs and access to a global marketplace of industry suppliers. GEAPS’ global network includes more than 3,000 individual members from about 1,000 companies. Join our network today!  


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