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DICKEY-john was recently honored by the Missouri Corn Growers Association for their partnership in educating the market on the new Unified Grain Moisture Algorithm (UGMA) Standard and technologies.
AUBURN, Ill., Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DICKEY-john Corporation, the worldwide leader in grain moisture testers, was recently honored by the Missouri Corn Growers Association as an outstanding partner in 2013. DICKEY-john worked closely with the Missouri Corn Growers Association throughout the past year to bring market awareness to the new Unified Grain Moisture Algorithm (UGMA) Standard set forth by the Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA), and its impact on current grain moisture testing methods.
Through a series of eight Missouri Corn Growers Association events across the state, DICKEY-john and Channel Partner Precision Scale and Controls presented on the advantages of the UGMA technology, risks associated with using older technology to measure grain moisture, and new solutions for the producer, including the DICKEY-john GAC® 2500-AGRI. Over 1,200 crop producers attended the events.
"The new UGMA standard and technology impacts not only the commercial grain trade industry, but also the independent producers," states Scott Vincent, DICKEY-john Sr. Product Specialist. "DICKEY-john's valuable partnership with the Missouri Corn Growers Association enabled us to work with and educate a large number of producers on the new technologies, positioning them for a more successful harvest and trading season."
To learn more about the new Unified Grain Moisture Algorithm (UGMA) Standard and DICKEY-john grain moisture testers, visit www.dickey-john.com/confidence.
About Missouri Corn Growers Association
Established in 1978, the Missouri Corn Growers Association is a grassroots organization of farmer-members dedicated to increasing the profitability of corn production by developing and expanding corn markets, collecting and distributing information, building coalitions with organizations and industries, and participating in the governmental process.
About DICKEY-john Corporation
DICKEY-john Corporation is a privately-held division of TSI. Since 1966, DICKEY-john, based in Auburn, IL, has designed, manufactured, marketed, and supported products used in the agricultural and public works industries. Key products include sensors, monitors, and control systems for farming tractors and implements, city/state snow and ice control vehicles, and analytical instrumentation for grain moisture and constituent testing for global customers.
For more information on DICKEY-john Corporation, visit our website: www.dickey-john.com.
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