2012 Safety, Health and Grain Quality Conference

Powerpoint Presentations

The National Grain & Feed Association and Grain Journal Magazine invited all facility managers and key employees in the grain handling, processing, milling, and feed industries to a day and a half conference Aug. 1-2 at the Westin Kansas City at Crown Center in Kansas City, MO. The conference focused on key safety, health and grain quality issues, education, and networking.

    Attendee List  


    Grain Quality Sessions    

Nick Friant

Update on Food Safety Regulations
Nick Friant (bio)| Grain Handling Coordinator
Cargill Inc., Wayzata, MN (952)742-4118
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Bob Marlow

Grain Drying and Shrink Management (powerpoint)
Bob Marlow (bio)| Regional Operations Manager
The Andersons, Delphi, IN (765) 564-6132
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Dave Funk
Randall Jones

Update on GIPSA Issues - Moisture Meters, Official Grain Inspection Systems, Proposed U.S. Wheat Standard (powerpoint)
Randall Jones (bio) | Deputy Administrator
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New Official Moisture Technology (powerpoint)
Dr. Dave Funk (bio) | Chief Scientist; Federal Grain Inspection Service | Email me

Jeff Mesick
Brad Bankston

Grain Quality Management Best Practices (powerpoint)
Brad Bankston (bio) |
Operations Manager
The Scoular Company, Holdrege, NE
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Grain Quality Management Best Practices (powerpoint)
Jeff Mesick (bio) | Operations Leader
Cargill Inc., Councill Bluffs, IA (712) 325-2700 Email me

Steve Simmons

How to Simultaneously Improve Both Production/Quality and Operational Safety (no powerpoint available)
Steve Simmons | Associate VP-Risk Management Nationwide
Agribusiness, Des Moines, IA
(515)508-3300 | Email me


    Safety and Health Sessions    

Melissa Bailey

Update on Revised Hazard Communication Standards
Melissa Bailey
(bio) | Managing Partner
Ogletree, Deakins, P.C., Washington, DC
(202) 887-0855 | Email me


Jim Maness
Jeremy Dose

Explosion Prevention and Suppression (powerpoint)
Jeremy Dose
(bio) | Project Manager
ADM Grain, Decatur, IL
(815) 323-9129
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Explosion Prevention and Suppression (powerpoint)
Jim Maness
(bio) President | JEM Safety Consulting, Rehoboth Beach, DE
(302)227-4485 | Email Me

Thursday, August 2

Doug Jardine


Aflatoxin: What Is It, and Why Worry? (powerpoint)
Doug Jardine
(bio) | Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
(785) 532-1386 | Email me



John McClelland

Confined Space Hazards (click here for more info on Roberta's Request Video)
John McClelland
(bio) | General Manager
Garden City Cooperative, Garden City, KS
(620) 275-6161 | Email me



Bill Socha

Structural Integrity
(no powerpoint available)
Bill Socha
(bio) | Engineering Manager
Borton L.C., Hutchinson, KS
(620) 669-8211 | Email me



Jess McCluer

Update on Current OSHA Issues (powerpoint)
Jess McCluer
(bio) | Director of Safety & Regulatory Affairs NGFA, Washington, DC Email me