The USDA’s Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) published on August 24 their Program Notice for implementation of new moisture meter technology effective September 1, 2012 for corn, sorghum, soybeans and sunflowers. All other grains will be effective May 1, 2013.
The two new approved UGMA – compatible moisture meter models are:
- Perten AM5200-
- ADickey-john Corporation’s GAC2500-UGMA
Please direct any questions regarding this program notice to Rob Dorman, Policies Procedures, and Market Analysis Branch at (816) 659-8411 or Robert.J.Dorman@usda.gov.