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Grains Officially Graded
(USDA Certificates issued as policy dictates under the USGSA)



Phyto-Sanitary Inspection On Processed Commodities
(Certificates issued as policy dictates under the AMA of 1946)

Corn Meal
Soybean Meal
Hominy Feed
Soy Protein
High Fat Pellets


Official Weighing Services

Bulk Vehicle Weighing
Class X Weighing (Railcar, Truck / Trailer, Cargo-Barge, Sack)
Class Y Weighing (Railcar, Truck / trailer, Cargo-Barge)


Sampling Types Offered

Bag Probe
Ellis Cup


Mycotoxin Testing

Deoxynivalenol (DON)


A.O.A.C & G.A.F.T.A. Approved Analysis



Near Infrared Transmittance Technology (NIRT)

Protein Oil & Starch (Corn)
Protein and/or Oil (Soybeans)
Protein Test (Wheat)


International Seed Sampling Association (ISTA)

ISTA Certified Seed Sampling


Other Services Offered

Barge Sampling
Railcar Sampling
Truck / Trailer Sampling
Sack Sampling
Container Sampling
Stress Crack Analysis
Falling Numbers
Weight Supervision
CRY9C (!Starlink™) Testing
Phyto-Sanitary Inspection (921-2 Issued)
Fiber, Lipid Analysis
Melamine Testing
Hunter Color (Distillers Dried Grain)
Stowage Examinations
Waxy Corn Test



Agronomic Testing Services

Laboratory Services

Basic Soil Test: Includes Water pH, Phosphorus, Potassium and Organic Matter.

Standard Soil Test: Includes Basic Test plus, Calcium, Magnesium, Organic Matter, Cation Exchange Capacity and Percent Saturation.

Advanced Soil Test: Includes Standard Test plus, Zinc, Manganese, Sulfur, Boron, Iron, Copper and Sodium.

Secondary & Micronutrient Test: Zinc, Manganese, Sulfur, Boron, Iron, Copper, Sodium Phosphorus (P2 - Strong Bray) Phosphorus (Sodium Bicarbonate)

Fertilizer Recommendations: Reccommendations for Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium and Limestone based on your crop plans and yield goals reported on a field basis.

Fertilizer Application Maps: Per nutrient - Lime, P, and K.

GPS Field Services: Plant sampling, tile line mapping, mazes and other field farm features at clients request. Fee reflects door to door time, minimum one half hour.

IPM Crop Scouting: Full Season - Guarantees 10 Scouting Trips.

Corn / Soy Super Target: Designated to allow flexibility to scout corn and soybean fields.

Target Scouts: Provides six scouting observatons.


Specialty Laboratory Services

Soil Nitrogen: Nitrate - Nitrogen / Amino Sugar Nitrogen

Manure Analysis: Basic - Total Nitrogen, Ammonia Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, % Solid, and % Moisture.

Complete - Basic plus, Total Sulfur, Calcium, Magnesium, Sodium, Iron, Aluminum, Manganese, Copper and Zinc, % Moisture, pH.

Sludge Analysis: Total solids, Total Nitrogen, Ammonia Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Nickel, Zinc, Cadmium, Chromium, Lead, pH, Specific gravity and Percent Calcium Carbonate equivalent (CCE).

Limestone Analysis: Sieve Analysis (8, 30, 60 Mesh Screen Scores), % Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) equivalent (CCE).

Nematode Analysis: Soybean Cyst Nematode / Soybean Cyst Egg Counts / Both Nemtode and Egg Counts / Corn Nemetode

Soil Texture (By Hydrometer): % Sand, Silt, and Clay.

Water Analysis: Livestock Suitabilty (pH, NO3-N, CI, SO4-S, Ca, Mg, Hardness, TDS), Fecal Coliform, Drinking Water.

Fertilizer Analysis: Total Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Potassium, Phosphate and Poly-Phosphate, and pH.

Plant Tissue Analysis: Phosphorus, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Sulfur, Sodium, Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Nitrogen and Boron.

Feed And Forage: NIR Analysis- Recommended only for hay, haylage, corn silage, small grain silage, corn, wheat, soybean meal, oat. Wet chemistry will be run on all other feeds and forage.

Crude Protein, ADF, NDF, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, TDN, Energy, RFV and moisture.

Wet Chemistry: Recommended for: Quality assurance and samples not listed under NIR.

Aflatoxin screening and Analysis (ppb), Moisture, Crude protein, ADF, TDN, NEL, Sodium, Phosphorus, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, Zinc, Manganese.

Seed Germination: Warm and cold germination, vigor, seed count (number of seeds / pound).

Herbicide Screen: Determine the presence of a suspect herbicide in soil, plant tissue, or water.

Soluble Salts


Agronomic Testing performed at an off site laboratory. Call (319) 363-0239 or send an email to midiowa.cr @miginspection.com for more details.

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