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GEAPS/K-State Orientation Course Gives Practical Background on Grain Inspection

Date Posted: May 7, 2013

Improve your understanding of grain inspection legislation and laws this summer.

Register now for GEAPS 522: FGIS Grain Inspection Orientation, a course from the GEAPS/Kansas State University Distance Education Program that begins May 28.

GEAPS 522: FGIS Grain Inspection Orientation delves into the history of grain inspection and gives a practical overview of general inspection techniques.

Participants will learn about grain marketing and production, the U.S. Grain Standards Act, grain quality factors and sampling, the official weighing program and go on a video tour of a lab inspection.

Developed by the USDA's Federal Grain Inspection Service in conjunction with GEAPS and K-State, this course will be useful to merchandisers, facility managers, exporters and anyone who needs to learn more about the U.S. grain inspection and marketing system.

Complete the course and take steps towards your Specialist Credential in Grain Quality Management.

The course runs May 28-July 1.

Registration closes May 21.

Enrollment is limited to 60 students.

For more information visit the GEAPS website, or contact Rose Miller or Chuck House at GEAPS:;; (952) 928-4640.

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