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to save on transportation costs, and once on site the
angle-iron supports are unfolded.
Nelson said a typical 100-foot by 300-foot single
panel system can be set up in one day.
"We have put these up in 10 different states the
last two years," he said. "It is a low-cost alternative
for storing grain. If you have grain overstock and it
gets toward the end of the harvest season, you can
get these up fairly quickly and inexpensively."
A variety of educational programming, including
opening and closing workshops and 24-hour-long
presentations March 26 and March 27, was available
for attendees at this year's Exchange.
The closing workshop entitled, "The Effects
of Substance Abuse on Industry Recruitment and
Retention," addressed the rise in substance abuse
among employees and prospective job candidates.
Fatina Canon, clinical director, NorthStart
Transitions, gave employees tips on how to spot
signs and causes of substances abuse and explained
Next stop: New Orleans, Louisiana
The 2019 GEAPS Exchange will be March 9-12 in New
Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. For more information about the
event, visit www.geaps.com.
how workplace culture and conditions may contribute to addiction.
In addition to the closing workshop in Denver,
GEAPS also hosted a webinar on April 4 on the topic. To view the webinar, go to: https://www.geaps.
During the annual banquet on March 27, longtime
members were honored, including Albert Haskell of
the Columbia River Chapter, who is celebrating 50
consecutive years of GEAPS membership this year.
Delegates from 21 countries attended this year's
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