Latin American grains conference planned

by Emily Wilson
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ROSARIO, SANTE FE, ARGENTINA — The third Grains SAC 2000 international conference and trade show will be held Oct. 16-18 at the Centro Cultural Parque de Espana, Rosario, Sante Fe, Argentina.

The conference, organized by Granos magazine, the Food and Argiculture Organization and the Argentine Network of Technology, will be similar to the annual GEAPS Exchange conference and trade show sponsored by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society in the United States.

Educational sessions this year will address drying, aeration, pest control, bucket elevators, automation, safety, market trends, facility design, transportation and loss prevention. Last year's conference drew nearly 600 participants, organizers said.

For registration information, contact Domingo Yanucci or Cristian Segarra at Granos, Calle 106 N° 2729 - (1653) Villa Ballester, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Tel: 54-11-4768-2263. Fax: 54-11-4768-2048. E-mail: Granos@ElSitio. net. Internet: