Specialised Services

Services offered include, but is not limited to,
the following:

  • the handling of disputes, as well as legal representation in grain-related disputes;
  • assistance in insurance claims in the grain industry;
  • performing land inspections of winter cereal grains;
  • cultivar identification and leading of cultivar evaluation programs;
  • evaluation of research projects of several universities and research facilities;
  • grain management regarding storage, grading and quality control;
  • advising the Department of Agriculture on the compilation of amendments to the
    various grain regulations;
  • value adding to wheat, maize, sunflower, sorghum, soya beans and oats;
  • investigation in terms of various problems, including falling number, Fusarium,
    heat damage, stinking smut, mixing time, and disease and quality problems;
  • equipment calibration;
  • wheat crop quality and reference samples;
  • assessment of damage in terms of stored grain and hail damage;
  • the giving of advice to laboratories in terms of quality of grain;
  • investigation of risk management for the grain insurance industry;
  • development of new quality standards for various types of grain; and
  • expert advice in terms of NIR and NIT (Near-Infrared Reflection and Near-Infra Transmission).


  • Grain management
  • Value adding
  • Performing land inspections
  • Equipment calibration
  • Wheat crop quality
  • Assessment of damage
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  • Sieves
  • Balances
  • Sampling Probes
  • Sample Dividers
  • Inframatic
  • FN Apparatus
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