US Grain Standards Act


United States Grain Standards Act (As Amended)

Regulations under the United States Grain Standards Act

  • Part 800 - General regulations
  • Part 801 - Official performance requirements for grain inspection equipment
  • Part 802 - Official performance and procedural requirements for grain weighing equipment and related grain handling systems
  • Part 810 - Official United States standards for grain

Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946

Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (as Amended)

Regulations under the Agricultural Marketing Act

  • Part 868 - General regulations and standards for certain agricultural commodities

Reporting Violations of the USGSA OR AMA

The United States Grain Standards Act and the Agricultural Marketing Act regulations require that official personnel promptly report any violations of existing statutes, policies, procedures or instructions. They shall report incidences that include:

  • program activities (e.g., grain sampling, grading, weighing, etc.);
  • bribes (i.e., offering, giving, receiving, or soliciting of anything of value);
  • assaults (e.g., verbal or physical attacks, etc.) and
  • misconduct (i.e., create the appearance of a loss of impartiality, etc.).

For additional information see: 

Quality Assurance and Compliance Division
Mail STOP 3614 (include when using USPS)
1400 Independence Ave., Room 2035-S, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-3614
800-998-3447 (toll-free) or 202-720-0228