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Registration Now Open For GEAPS/K-State Grain Operations, Grain Drying, and Materials Handling Distance Ed Courses

Date Posted: July 25, 2013

Minneapolis, MN—Now is the time to plan your strategy for success this fall. 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 Sept. 3 – Oct. 7.

Registration closes Aug. 27.

For more information about the courses or the GEAPS/K-State Distance Education Program, visit the GEAPS website or contact Rose Miller or Chuck House at GEAPS:;; (952) 928-4640.

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