This day-long training offers practical lessons in elevator maintenance and covers everything from the basics to new technologies.

The Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Confined Space Considerations: Other Than Grain Bins
Presented by: ProValue Insurance

9:20 a.m.

Concrete Elevator Maintenance and Repair
Presented by: Custom Concrete Specialists
If you operate a facility with concrete storage, at some point you’ve likely noticed some level of cracking and spalling. How do you know what to look for? When is “a little crack” too much? If neglected, seemingly minor defects can become significant or even catastrophic. This education session will use real world examples to illustrate when to inspect your facility, what you should be looking for, and when to take action. It will also review the types of repairs that are available and their application in industry today.

10:10 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Preventive Maintenance for Drag Conveyors and Bucket Elevators
Presented by: The Essmueller Company

11:20 a.m.


12:10 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Hazardous Monitoring Equipment Management: Protecting your investment
Presented by: Electro-Sensors, Inc.
Concerning training for site managers on how to properly maintain, manage, and trouble shoot hazardous monitoring systems. It covers all varieties of gear in our space and is not vendor specific.

1:50 p.m.

Structural repairs without cutting or welding
Presented by: Norwood Contracting LLC

2:40 p.m.

Getting your head wrapped around pre-harvest maintenance
Presented by: McPherson Concrete Storage Systems

3:30 p.m.


May 5, 2020 – Garden City

Garden City Co-op
106 N. 6th Street
Members – $100
Non-Members – $150

May 6, 2020 – Wichita

Sedgwick County Extension Center
7001 W. 21st Street North
Members – $100
Non-Members – $150

May 7, 2020 – Salina

Visit Salina Annex
120 W. Ash
Members – $100
Non-Members – $150