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December 11, 2019 | Grain Elevator and Processing Society

GEAPS Offers Intro to Grain Operations Course

Are you new to the industry? Or a veteran looking to do your job more effectively?

GEAPS 500: Intro to Grain Operations is an entry-level course from the GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Program identifies the main types of grain elevators, how grain moves through the facility and the main functions of common grain facility equipment.

Lectures include:

  • Inbound receiving operations
  • Grain sampling and testing
  • Maintenance and record-keeping programs
  • Shipping

"I took this course to increase my industry knowledge," says Christopher Mauldin, The Scoular Company. "It has helped me most by making me more aware of ways that I can be more proactive rather than reactive, whether it be a maintenance or a personnel issue."

GEAPS 500 is one of six courses required for the Credential in Grain Operations Management.

Course Dates: January 7-February 11

Cost: $700 GEAPS members, $965 non-members

Registration closes: December 31

Click here to learn more and register.

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