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Registration Open for GEAPS/K-State Distance Education Courses

July 25, 2013

Registration is now open for three GEAPS/Kansas State University distance education courses that begin Sept. 3.

GEAPS 500: Introduction to Grain Operations Management, first offered this spring, is an introductory look at the most common equipment, processes, and hazards of grain handling facilities. Completion of this class takes you closer to your Credential in Grain Operations Management.

Learn the basic principles of grain dryer operation in GEAPS 524: Grain Drying. Course lectures provide an overview of dryer capacity and energy efficiency, drying’s effects on end use quality, grain fires, and maintenance procedures.

GEAPS 552: Materials Handling III covers key information about properties and flow characteristics of grains and other dry bulk materials and their effects on the selection and sizing of bins, spouting, and screw conveyors.

The courses run from Sept. 3 through Oct. 7. Registration closes Aug. 27. For more information about the courses or the GEAPS/K-State Distance Education Program, visit www.geaps.com or contact Rose Miller at rose@geaps.com or Chuck House at chuck@geaps.com, or call 952-928-4640.

GEAPS is an international professional association with approximately 2500 individual members. Most are employed in the grain-handling operations industry and related fields. GEAPS promotes safety, quality, professionalism, networking, innovation, and information sharing in grain operations around the world. GEAPS has dedicated itself to becoming the knowledge resource of the grain handling industry. GEAPS is the only individual-membership organization in the grain operations industry dedicated to providing members with forums to generate leadership, innovation, and excellence in grain-related industry operations.

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