MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA, U.S. — The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) and Kansas State University (KSU) is offering Hands-On Training (HOT) to gain educational grain operations and maintenance experience.

The HOT program will be held at the Hal Ross Four Mill on the KSU campus in Manhattan, Kansas, U.S., Dec. 3-5. Registration for the program closes Nov. 16.

The HOT Program is designed for anyone responsible for grain facility equipment maintenance and repair, maintenance training or maintenance-program protocol or systems development. People with a wide range of experience and training are expected to benefit, including frontline maintenance workers, grain facility managers and supervisors with equipment repair and maintenance roles. Over the course of two and a half days, students will work directly on the following equipment:

  • Bucket elevator
  • Distributors
  • Screw conveyors
  • Bin sweep
  • Chain conveyors
  • Belt conveyors

Attendance is capped at 30 participates to ensure personal attention and sufficient time operating equipment. The course cost is $1,375 for GEAPS members and $1,725 for non-members.

For more information or to register, click here.