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The USDA Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) is bringing modernized business operations to the web to better serve our customers
is a portfolio of online business applications that will change the way FGIS does business, and bring official inspection and weighing to the desktop. These online business services will improve internal business operations and better serve the customers of the official grain inspection and weighing service.
Over the next 3 years, a number of applications will come online that will provide you with fast, accurate service and access to a wealth of official inspection and weighing data.
FGIS and official service providers can electronically enter inspection and weighing results, and produce electronic or paper official inspection and weighing certificates. This program feeds data into our Inspection Data Warehouse.
State and private entities can use this program to apply online to become official service providers. Grain firms can log on to register online with FGIS as grain exporters.
Service providers will record information on equipment used for the testing of grain quality, and its location, for the purposes of notifying, submitting, and capturing test results conducted to validate the equipment's capability to accurately test grain quality.
Our customers can visit this national database to see individual service records, or arrange for daily data transmissions of inspection and weighing records. The database contains the inspection and weighing records for services officially performed under the United States Grain Standards Act and the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946.
Use this program to set up your account and manage your information in any of a number of FGISonline programs. Using this program, you can request a customer number; access service results; set up access for your company's primary and secondary users; search for and download or view specific records; and request access to a customer's information. In addition, FGIS customers - the individuals and companies that receive official inspection and weighing services - can use this application to manage access to the national Inspection Data Warehouse. Official service providers can apply for designations or update agency information. Exporters can register as exporters with FGIS online.
This program will be an online program bringing to the web study materials, examinations, and score sheets for official agency personnel to use for administering licensing exams for samplers and technicians who perform official functions under the Agricultural marketing Act (AMA) and/or United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA).
FGIS will use this application to capture all testing and weighing results for grain, rice, pulses, graded commodities, and processed commodities, single and aggregate lot inspection (combined, warehouse, local, composite, round, and cu-sum) for all carrier types including: railcars, containers, trucks, ships, and barges.
FGIS will use this program to see immediate statistical information to measure the performance of the official grain inspection system.
- Accessing FGIS online (PDF; 86Kb)
- Delegation, Designation & Exporter Registration (PDF; 83Kb)
- Equipment Capability Testing (PDF; 27Kb)
- Certificates & Inspection Data Warehouse (PDF; 76Kb)
- Managing Your Data (PDF; 67Kb)