FAQ

What are the minimum weight and volumes required for tests? (If multiple tests are required, additional samples may be required.)

Full Grade
1,000 grams – 2 1/2 lbs

Protein / Moisture
800 grams – 2 lbs

Damage / Foreign Material
250 grams – 1/2 lb

Falling Number / GMO
250 grams – 1/2 lb

Mycotoxins
250 grams – 1/2 lb

Sunflower Oil
100 grams – 1/4 lb

Purity
1,000 grams – 2 1/2 lbs

Dark Roast
100 grams – 1/4 lb

Germination
100 grams – 1/4 lb

What grains / crops do you test?
Barley, Canola, Corn, Flax, Oats, Rye, Sorgrum, Soybeans, Sunflower, Wheat, Confection Sunflower, Mustard, Specialty Grains

Do you perform other tests?
We also test for:
Mycotoxins (Vomitoxin, Aflatoxin, Fumonisin, Zearalnone), Biotech (GMO genetically modified organisms, GE genetically engineered), Falling Numbers, Protein, Oil, Starch, Germination, Dark Roast, Stick Tights, Sizing, Seeds per pound/ounce, Insect Damage, Grain Odors

In addition, we can also help with:

  • Calibration Test Samples
  • Training
  • Onsite Inspections

Are you hiring?
We are always looking for good people to join the Northern Plains Grain Inspection team. Click here to find out more.