Kansas Grain and Feed Association is hosting two operational, equipment and maintenance, and regulatory compliance seminars in York, Nebraska and Salina, Kansas.  In addition, OSHA Area Directors and Jess McCluer with the National Grain and Feed Association will provide an update on the status of OSHA standards and enforcement practices directly impacting the grain, feed and processing industry.

The Agenda




8:00 a.m.


Clay Fagan – KGFA

8:20 a.m.

Grain Bin Entry Safety

ProValue Insurance

9:10 a.m.

Wrapping Your Head Around Pre-Harvest Maintenance

McPherson Concrete Storage Systems

10:00 a.m.



10:20 a.m.

Preventative Maintenance for Bucket Elevators & Drag Conveyors

The Essmueller Company

11:10 a.m.

Grain Dust Explosion and Prevention

Kansas State University Grain Science and Industry

12:00 p.m.

Lunch – Provided Onsite


12:30 p.m.

Updates from National Grain and Feed Association

National Grain and Feed Association

1:30 p.m.

Updates from Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

2:30 p.m.

Updates from ProValue Insurance

ProValue Insurance

3:30 p.m.




Training Program Disclaimer

This presentation and any accompanying materials are for informational and educational purposes only and are intended to assist attendees as they strive to improve workplace safety and compliance.   While presentations attempt to thoroughly and accurately address the specific topics presented, attendance is not a substitute for a comprehensive training and compliance program which is the responsibility of the employer or industry.

Nothing in the presentations is intended to create a contractual relationship between the attendee and presenter or the attendee’s employer and presenter for safety and compliance and attendees and their employer/industry are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with workplace health and safety laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards.  The information presented does not constitute legal or other professional advice or guidance.  The information presented is intended to educate on specific topics of safety and compliance but is not an exhaustive statement of your employer’s/industry’s legal obligations which are defined by statute, regulations, rules, regulatory interpretations, and industry standards.  Furthermore, regulators may modify rules and interpretations based upon new technology, information, or circumstances and the employer/industry is responsible for keeping independently apprised of such developments.

Presenters make no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of the information and presentation for any purpose or as to results obtained by individual using the information and are not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information and presentation.

By attending this presentation, the attendee and its employer/industry agrees to hold all presenters harmless for any loss or damage claimed to have arisen out of this presentation.  Presenters do not take responsibility for inappropriate use or application of information or instruction provided in this presentation.


May 15, 2024 – York, Nebraska

Holthus Convention Center
3130 Holen Ave.
York, NE 68467

May 16, 2024 – Salina

Courtyard by Marriott
3020 Riffel Drive
Salina, Kansas 67401