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Grain Moisture Meter Technical Training

This seminar provides participants with training on the U.S. system of commercial grain moisture measurements, current grain moisture meter technologies, laboratory air-oven reference methods for moisture, weight per bushel reference method, and field evaluation of grain moisture meters to ensure that participant are able to: (1) determine the reference moisture content in grain in accordance with the USDA air-oven test methods and (2) uniformly evaluate and inspect commercial grain moisture meters.

Technology Requirement(s):

Not applicable.

Materials & Supplies:

Participants will need to bring a calculator to the training.


Participants are asked to complete the NIST Self‐Study course on NIST Handbook 44 prior to attending the class. The self‐study course is available on‐line at

Minimum Requirement(s):

Successful completion requires 100 % attendance and a passing grade on final exam.


There is no charge to participate in the HB 133 Seminar; however, participants are responsible for travel, hotel and meal expenses.


This course is available for Weights and Measures officials and industry participants.


G. Diane Lee,
Office of Weights and Measures,
(301) 975 - 4405
E-mail: diane.lee [at] (diane[dot]lee[at]nist[dot]gov)


Office of Weights and Measures


Class No. 5264

G. Diane Lee
Office of Weights and Measures
(301) 975-4405

Not applicable.

Transportation Information:

Transportation from Hotels to the USDA, GIPSA Technical Center to be determined (likely own transportation or hotel shuttle may be available)

Created February 8, 2013, Updated May 13, 2016