Gary Billups is the founder and President of ZaccariaUSA, a joint venture with Zaccaria, Brazil for the sale and service of a full line of rice milling, corn milling, edible beans and specialty grain equipment and systems. Gary is also the founder and president of Crippen International which provides the sale and services of seed and grain conditioning equipment to international clients. While serving in the agriculture business for 45 years, he established GlobalAgNet.org as an online resource for the agribusiness and as an online university specializing in seed, grain processing and greenhouse technology.
He is a speaker and member of local and international trade associations in the seed and grain industry and has co-authored “Seed Conditioning”, a three volume 2500 page reference guide to our industry. Gary has been a member of the US Rice Producers since 2011 and is a board member of numerous organizations including founding chairman of the Greater Anna Chamber of Commerce.