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Jeff Adkisson

Proper Grain Grading – A Key to Worldwide Grain Movement

Reading through the history of the formation of grain and feed associations on the state and national level, you will notice a foundational block was to have a uniform system for grading and inspecting grain. Prior to establishing nationally agreed upon grades, it was a tumultuous time.  The importance to the grain trade of having fair and consistent procedures cannot be minimized.  This is true from the farm gate to the end user. The agency maintaining the official system is the Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) which operates under USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). FGIS maintains the official U.S. [...]

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