The Texoma, Wheat State and Central Districts are planning to hold their joint spring meeting on March 7-8 in Manhattan, Kansas. The technical conference will take place on March 7 at the International Grains Program building on the Kansas State University campus.
The Purple Ash Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, March 8.
More program details and information can be found here.
Schedule at a Glance*
Thursday, March 7
7 am – Registration opens (Lobby of IGP Building)
7 am – 8 am – Breakfast
8 am – 5 pm – Technical Conference
6:00 pm – Social Hour
7:00 pm – Banquet
Friday, March 8
9:00 am – Purple Ash Golf Tournament (Colbert Hills Golf Course)
*times are tentative
7-8:00 am | Registration Opens
IGP Building Lobby
7-8:00 am | Breakfast
8:15 am | On-Time Award & Opening Remarks
8:30 am | Update on International IAOM Activities
9:00 am | Feed Mill Construction Update
9:30 am | Pest Control Update
Chelle Hartzer, IFC
10:00 am | Coffee Break
10:30 am | A Magnet Is Not Just A Magnet
Bob Wolf, Magnetic Products, Inc.
11:00 am | On Line NIR
Scott Jordan, FOSS North America
11:30 am | Monitoring Break Roll Wear Using Granulation Curve
Nathan Watson, K-State University
12:00 pm | Lunch
1:00 pm | Dust Explosion Education
R.P. Kingsly Ambrose, K-State University
3:00 pm | Coffee Break
3:15 pm | Kansas Wheat Commission Tour
4:00 pm | Kansas Wheat Commission Tour
Some 70 milling professionals attended the Central and Wheat State Districts’ joint meeting on August 2-4, at Lodge of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, Missouri.
The meeting kicked off with a social hour followed by a casual picnic-style buffet on August 2. A golf outing was held on August 4, at the Cove Golf Course at the Lodge of Four Seasons.
On Friday, August 3, the technical program was opened by IAOM Central District Chairperson Mike Schuele, milling superintendent, General Mills, Kansas City, MO. A copy of the presentation may be accessed using the links in the schedule below.
Wheat Crop Update
Justin Gilpin, Kansas Wheat Commission
Reducing Energy Costs in the Milling Process
Diwakar Mokadam, IMAS North America
What’s New in Milling and Rheology
Tom Sliffe, Perten Instruments
Advances in Mix Plant Designs and Blending Systems
John Hunter, Buhler Inc.
Getting the most out of your PD Blowers
Adam Crampton, Tuthill Corporation
Fumigant Update – Methyl Bromide and Alternatives
Chelle Hartzer, The Industrial Fumigant Co.
Safety with Fall Protection (listen to his presentation on the topic from the 2012 Annual Conference)
Dale Pedersen, Fall Protection Systems
Each district held its annual business meeting following the technical sessions. The Central District elected a new slate of officers, including:
Eric Knott, Chairperson, ConAgra Mills
Clint Church, Vice Chairperson, Cereal Food Processors, Inc.
James Schroeder Secretary/Treasurer, Great Western Mfg. Co.
Gary LeGore, 1st Exe. Committeeperson, Italgrani/U.S. Durum Milling
Justin Trantham, 2nd Exe. Committeeperson General Mills, Inc.
Paul Mueller, 3rd Exe. Committeeperson, General Mills, Inc.
Brent Adams, Allied Trades Chairman, Caravan Ingredients
Carol Lashley, District Director of Meetings, Great Western Mfg. Co.
The District is seeking a new director to represent it on the IAOM board of directors.
December 14 ˗ Central District Winter Meeting
New Theatre Restaurant
9229 Foster Street, Overland Park, KS
“The Game’s Afoot” starring Marion Ross of Happy Days. The show is a murder mystery and comedy combined.
July 25-27 – Central & Wheat State Districts’ Joint Meeting
Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, Missouri USA
For more information contact Jim Schroeder, Secretary Treasurer, Central District
Ph 913-682-2291; Fax 913-682-1431.
*If you would like to be added to the distribution list for the monthly Superintendents Luncheon and Meeting, please contact Carol Lashley.
District Officers Brad Beckwith Eric Knott Clint Church James Schroeder Gary LeGore Justin Trantham Paul Mueller Brent Adams Carol Lashley
Cereal Food Processors, Inc.
Great Western Mfg. Co.
1st Exe. Committeeperson
Italgrani/U.S. Durum Milling
2nd Exe. Committeeperson
General Mills, Inc.
3rd Exe. Committeeperson
General Mills, Inc.
Allied Trades Chairman
District Director of Meetings
Great Western Mfg. Co.