Expertise

The D. R. Schaal Agency strives to stand out in an industry governed by regulations and standards.

For the past two decades, the Agency has been at the forefront of networking laboratory instruments and creating custom computer applications to create a pencil-free office.

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  • Our innovative work allows the Agency to better serve their customers with timely, organized results and documents which are electronically transmitted.
  • Speed and accuracy are especially important due to heavy demurrage fines, shuttle train schedules, and container ship schedules.
  • Specialized computer applications have been designed for the Agency’s clients which enable them to view inspection results in real time at onsite labs.
  • Speed and accuracy are especially important due to heavy demurrage fines, shuttle train schedules, and container ship schedules.
Knowledge of grain inspection procedures and regulations provides invaluable insight for design and physical set up of onsite laboratories and loadout facilities. The Agency also works closely with other companies that design and install bulk weighing scales at rail loadout and container transloading facilities. As a group, D. R. Schaal Agency employees have over 131 years of experience in the grain inspection business with an average of twelve years per person. This practical knowledge, coupled with the service of a leading software developer, has allowed customization of grain reports for entities requesting official service. The reports are designed to manage data and present it in a useful form.

Official Agency

The D. R. Schaal Agency is a privately held entity under the jurisdiction of the United States Department of Agriculture.

The Agency is required to adhere to the stringent rules and regulations set forth by the Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS).
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Official Inspection

The D. R. Schaal Agency offers a wide variety of official and unofficial services to their customers. Grain merchandisers, grain exporters, grain processors, grain salvage companies, insurance companies, and local agricultural engineers are all able to take advantage of official grain inspection and weighing services.
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