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July 2017

Grain Position Reporting Course – Basic and Intermediate Levels

July 19, 2017 @ 8:30 am - July 20, 2017 @ 4:30 pm
Doubletree Hotel and Conference Center, 10 Brickyard Dr
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Click here for event information and registration. Previously called the "Grain Position Accounting Course," this educational program has been rewritten and improved from previous presentations! Learn the basics of managing a grain position and how to accurately record events associated with storing, buying and selling grain. A great refresher course for experienced staff and a wonderful introduction for new employees! This course in broken down into two classes - Basic (July 19) and Intermediate (July 20) Included in the Basics Course - July…

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May 2018

Developing Professionals Spring Event – Effingham

May 10, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

GFAI's Developing Professionals group is headed to Effingham on May 10th for a variety of excellent education, tours and networking! Seating is limited for this event and the deadline to May 4th! Cost to attend: $50 Tentative Agenda 9:30am        Tour at South Central FS Feed Mill, Effingham, IL This brand new multi-species feed mill is state-of-the-art and features a 4-ton mixer, with the ability to mix 60 tons of feed per hour, two roller mills to process…

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June 2018

Wheat Grading Seminar

June 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - June 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm

GFAI's wheat grading seminars are being offered in two (2) different areas of the state to train and update weighing and grading personnel. The instructor, who is from the Federal Grain Inspection Service in Kansas City, will be present to teach participants: Testing and sampling regulations Judging quality Sampling procedures Grading techniques Agenda: 9:00 am Sampling and Processing Samples 12:00 pm Lunch 1:00 pm Grading, Q & A 3:00 pm Adjourn Each participant will grade samples of wheat and will receive extensive one-on-one time…

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August 2018

Developing Professionals Summer Tour

August 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - August 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
$175

Hop aboard a charter bus for a Developing Professionals Road Trip to tour various stops in the Northeast part of the state. Seating on the bus is limited. Registration is $175 (scroll down to register) and includes transportation, lunch and dinner on Wednesday and the activity at Topgolf. HOTEL: Hotel rate at the Renaissance Schaumburg is $151 (plus tax). Please contact the Association office to reserve your hotel room. August 15 8:30 am          Bus pickup at the Agricenter (Behind IL Fertilizer and Chemical…

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December 2018

Safe Grain Handling Operations 2-day Course

December 4, 2018 - December 5, 2018
Asmark Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL United States
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Asmark Agricenter - Bloomington IL 8am - 5pm   This course will be presented over a two-day period and immerses the participant in an environment that is as close to real as possible. This is an intermediate course designed for employees wanting to get more in-depth knowledge about the rules, regulations, and requirements related to safety at a grain handling facility. The course uses a variety of demonstrations, equipment and scenarios to increase the participant's existing knowledge. Class size is…

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January 2019

Safe Grain Handling Operations 2-day Course

January 8 - January 9
Asmark Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL United States
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Asmark Agricenter - Bloomington IL 8:00 am - 5:00 pm This course will be presented over a two-day period and immerses the participant in an environment that is as close to real as possible. This is an intermediate course designed for employees wanting to get more in-depth knowledge about the rules, regulations, and requirements related to safety at a grain handling facility. The course uses a variety of demonstrations, equipment and scenarios to increase the participant's existing knowledge. Class size…

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February 2019

GFAI Annual Convention and Trade Show

February 17 - February 19
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel, 1551 Thoreau Dr N
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
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Monday Morning General Session - Erick Rheam Companion Notes February 17-19, 2019 Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel Presentations: Monday Morning General Session - Erick Rheam Companion Notes Breakout: What Can Blockchain Do For You? Breakout: Recognizing and Applying Tools to Alleviate Stress Breakout: Electrical Demand and Can We Control It? Breakout: Organic Agriculture - From Supply Push to Demand Pull Breakout: New Technologies in Grain Handling (Part 1) Breakout: Back to the Basics Aeration Tips Breakout: Back to the Basics…

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March 2019

Grain Operations & Entrapment Prevention Symposium

March 5 - March 6
Asmark Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL United States
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                            Exhibitor Information--Only 5 Tables Left! Click here for the agenda 

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Safe Grain Handling Operations 2-day Course

March 19 - March 20
Asmark Agricenter, 14171 Carole Drive
Bloomington, IL United States
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Asmark Agricenter - Bloomington IL 8:00 am - 5:00 pm This course will be presented over a two-day period and immerses the participant in an environment that is as close to real as possible. This is an intermediate course designed for employees wanting to get more in-depth knowledge about the rules, regulations, and requirements related to safety at a grain handling facility. The course uses a variety of demonstrations, equipment and scenarios to increase the participant's existing knowledge. Class size…

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April 2019

GFAI Export Tour

April 3 - April 6
Mariott New Orleans, 555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
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                  The Mississippi River is a vital connection for moving the abundance of grain produced in Illinois and the rest of the Midwest to destinations throughout the world. Join the Grain and Feed Association of Illinois on this tour to get a first-hand look at the systems and logistics necessary to unload barges and load ocean-going vessels in the largest port in North America – The Port of South Louisiana. The import…

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