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OFFICIAL FEE SCHEDULE

Effective Date: June 13th, 2017. This fee schedule supersedes all other fee schedules issued by this office. Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) must approve all fees for official services and OA's will assess only those fees appearing on their current approved fee schedule. FGIS user fees included in Container and AMA Fees only.

Regular Hours:
Fargo, ND: Front office hours, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.
Sampling and Inspection at Fargo office: 5:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Taylor, ND: 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. (Mountain Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

Core hours do not apply to Hand Sampled Railcars and Overtime hourly rate will only apply after 8 hours of travel time. Double time does not apply except on holidays.

Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $19.50 per hour.
Inspector $29.00 per hour.
Additional Labor: $24.00 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

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Outside core hours: minimum 2 hour rate applies.

Overtime Hourly Rate: 1 1/2 time regular hourly rate applied to all hours outside the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Fargo office, 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m. for Taylor office and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include: New Year's Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve after noon, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve after noon.

Standby Rates: Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by the Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

Minimum Hourly Call out Rates: Minimum 2 hours at applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees: Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate and will be prorated when possible.

Travel Time: Will be charged at the applicable hourly rate and prorated when possible.

Finance Charge: 1 1/2% (1.5%) per month after 30 days from Statement Date.

Official Inspection Services:

Official Sample and Grades
Truck 1 $17.78
Rail 1 $18.25
Local (Bulk) per 1,000 Bu. plus hourly sampling rate (Min charge of $15.15) $2.00
Single Factor – Truck or Rail 1 $15.27
Canola Inspection (plus appropriate sampling fee) $12.80
Bag or Container (plus hourly) $16.16
Bag/Tote per 2000 pounds (min. $40.00 per trip, plus hr. & mileage) $0.75

Sampling
Probe only – Truck $12.00
Probe only – Rail $11.75
Double Probes (In addition to original sampling charge) $8.00
12 ft Probe - Rail (In addition to original sampling charge) $5.00
Sampling Only - Container, Bins, Totes, Bags $12.00

Submitted Samples
Submitted Grade 1 $9.85
Submitted Sample single factor 1 $7.00
Submitted Sample (canola only) $12.65
Submitted Sample Single factor (canola only) $8.00

Reinspections
Reinspection, basis new sample (same as original fee)  
Reinspection, basis file sample $9.85
Reinspection, basis file sample (canola only) $12.65

Sealing: Plastic Seals
DT, Per Seal, Additional Labor hourly charges may apply $1.10
Probe, Per Seal, plus Additional Labor hourly charge $1.10

Sealing: Cable Seals (1/16 inch)
Per Seal plus Additional Labor hourly charge (Recommended for Wheat and Barley Cars) $1.85
See: BNSF Rules Book 6100-A / Item 2250D
A picture of every Railcar ID and each seal is taken and stored at NDGI for 30 days.
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property. It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
Certification – applicants request seal numbers recorded on certificate, per certificate $1.10

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.

Part time Inspection and Sampling at Elevator Site 2

The elevator must provide office space, all equipment, and guarantee an average of 4 cars per hour per loading time. (all travel time will be billed at hourly rate)

Per diem per person - Room: Actual Cost; When Room is required, Meals: $15.00/person/meal
DT – Rail (plus hourly) 2 $17.00
Pelican – Rail (plus hourly) 2 $18.30
Sampling Only – DT/Pelican/Ellis - Cup/Bag/Rail/Truck (plus hourly) 2 $10.00
Sampling Only – Container 2 $10.94

Additional Official Tests/Charges
Stowage Exam Only $10.00
Insect Damaged Kernels on 100 Grams per applicant requests $5.00
Extra Factor determination when requested $2.75
NMR Oil Test $6.75
NIRT Protein test (all wheat) $5.00
NIRT Barley Protein $5.00
NIRT Protein and or Oil (soybeans) $6.50
NIRT Protein, Oil and Starch (corn) $6.50
Vomitoxin Test (DON) $30.00
Vomitoxin Test (DON Dilution) (plus original test charge) $30.00
Aflatoxin Test $30.00
Fumonison Test4 $31.00 + Shipping Charges to IOGI Office
Zearalenone Test4 $31.00 + Shipping Charges to IOGI Office
Corn - Total Stress Crack $6.00
Corn – Single, Double & Multiple Stress Crack $10.00
Corn – Waxy corn test $7.00
Certificate – Duplicate or Corrected $2.00
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite) $1.25
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite if requested after grade) $2.75

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.
2 - Reinspections on any services are the same charge as original.
4 - Certificates will be issued by Illinois Official Grain Inspection, a DBA of North Dakota Grain Inspection.

CHECKTESTING CHARGES

Approval of DT Sampler & Checktesting $35 hour plus mileage and travel time at applicable rate

DELIVERY / PICKUP CHARGES

Submitted Samples (plus mileage and travel time) to Fargo per sample $3.00
Samples delivered from Fargo to Mpls Exchange per sample $7.50
Samples delivered to Minneapolis Exchange from Taylor, ND per sample $12.00
Without grade or factor and more than 500 grams in addition to regular sample delivery charge (not to exceed 1000 grams) $3.00
Special Handling per Sample (other than Mpls Exchange) $6.00
Shipping of Samples, per Customer Request, will be charged at the rate OA incurred by shipping companies

CONTRACT SERVICES

Official Commercial inspection services are available upon request
Official services not covered by above fees will be charged at the appropriate hourly rate

SERVICES NOT PERFORMED UNDER THE USGSA

Grades (2-4 Factors, unless specified in fee schedule below)
(All grains not listed under the USGSA)
$10.00

Extra Tests
Additional Factors $3.00
Single Factor $7.00
NMR Oil Test $7.50
Phyto Only Request $6.50
Insects $2.50
Aflatoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
Vomitoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
Viptera Strip Test (per sub sample) $12.00
Viptera Strip Test (double) $24.00
Viptera Strip Test (triple) $36.00
GMO Strip Test $12.00
Refractive Index $10.00
Falling Number $10.00
For AMA/Official Falling Number fee, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule
Seed Germination $10.00
Seed Germination (48 hour quick germ) $10.00
Loose Smut $12.00
Stress $6.50
Vigor $15.00
Seed Per Pound/Ounce $10.00
Black Light Mold Test $5.00
Sunflower Roastability $15.00
Crambe $10.00
Edible Beans $15.50

Additional Charges
Weighing Cars (plus hourly) $7.50
Weighing Trucks $2.50
Sampling per Unit (plus sampler hourly & mileage fees) $10.00
Duplicate & Corrected Certificate $2.50
Special Handling $6.00
Equipment Check Samples (plus postage) $10.00

Prices subject to change without notice.
For AMA Services, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule.

3 - Minneapolis Grain Exchange/Commission Firms sent at no charge.


AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT FEE SCHEDULE
(FOR PROCESSED COMMODITIES)

Effective Date:
September 28, 2016

Regular Hours:
Fargo, ND: Front office hours, 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.
Sampling and Inspection at Fargo office: 5:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Taylor, ND: 6:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. (Mountain Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

NDGI Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $18.20 per hour.
Inspector $30.16 per hour.
Additional Labor: Additional person request by elevator onsite. $19.24 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

NDGI Ohio Regular Hourly Rate:
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

Overtime Hourly rate:
1 1/2 times regular hourly rate applies to all non-regular hours and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include:
New Years Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve afternoon, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve afternoon.

Stand-by Rate:
Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

On-Call:
Minimum 1 hour at the applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees:
Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate. Mileage will be charged on all trips.

(Hourly and mileage fees will be in addition to the unit fee unless stated otherwise.)

NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
Railcar/Container rate: $19.24/unit
Truck rate: $18.49/unit
Bag/Tote Lot (Sampling): $16.73/lot (plus hours & mileage rate)
Weighing: $7.80/unit (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Documentation: $5.50
Special Handling: $5.50
Phyto Only Request: $6.76
Insects: $3.00
NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
DDG Container Fee: $15.50
DDG Weights: $3.50
Stowage Exam Certification: $2.00
Unit Rates
Aflatoxin: $31.20/test
Falling Number: $20.80/test
Vomitoxin: $31.20/test
Duplicate/Corrected certificate: $2.50
Fax Reporting of Results: $1.00
Composite Sample Prep: $1.30/sample in composite
Sealing: (hourly and mileage charges will apply when applicable)
Plastic Seals (per seal) $1.15
Cable Seals (per seal) $1.92
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property.
It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
 
Hourly rates when unit fee is not applicable:
(Determining type of hours will be done the same as with unit fees.)
Standard: $33.85/hour
Overtime: $50.78/hour
Sun/Hol: $67.70/hour
Mailing Fee: Actual cost of the postage plus special handling fee.
Administrative Fees: Aplicable hourly rate.***

All services during regular hours must be cancelled a minimum of 3 hours prior to scheduled start otherwise the applicable minimum charge will apply.

ANY cancellations for services during non-regular hours will have the appllcable minimum charge applied.

*** Document search or data entry taking over 15 minutes will be charge an additional hourly rate in 1/4 increments.

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OFFICIAL FEE SCHEDULE

Effective Date: June 13th, 2017. This fee schedule supersedes all other fee schedules issued by this office. Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) must approve all fees for official services and OA's will assess only those fees appearing on their current approved fee schedule. FGIS user fees included in Container and AMA Fees only.

Regular Hours:
Circleville, OH & Bucyrus, OH 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. (Eastern Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

Core hours do not apply to Hand Sampled Railcars and Overtime hourly rate will only apply after 8 hours of travel time. Double time does not apply except on holidays.

Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $15.00 per hour.
Inspector $17.50 per hour.
Additional Labor: $22.50 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

Show All Fees

Outside core hours: minimum 2 hour rate applies.

Overtime Hourly Rate: 1 1/2 time regular hourly rate applied to all hours outside regular hours and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include: New Year's Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve after noon, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve after noon.

Standby Rates: Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by the Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

Minimum Hourly Call out Rates: Minimum 2 hours at applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees: Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate and will be prorated when possible.

Travel Time: Will be charged at the applicable hourly rate and prorated when possible.

Finance Charge: 1 1/2% (1.5%) per month after 30 days from Statement Date.

Official Inspection Services:

Official Sample and Grades
Truck 1 $13.00
Rail 1 $15.70
Local (Bulk) per 1,000 Bu. plus hourly sampling rate (min. charge of $15.15) $2.00
Barge per 1,000 Bu. Rounded up (plus hourly & milage) $3.73
Containers per unit composite grade (plus hourly & milage) $16.97
Containers per unit individual grade (plus hourly & milage) $19.07
Bag/Tote per 2000 pounds (min. $40.00 per trip, plus hr. & mileage) $0.75

Sampling
Probe only – Truck $12.00
Probe only – Rail $11.75
Double Probes (In addition to original sampling charge) $8.00
12 ft Probe - Rail (In addition to original sampling charge) $5.00

Submitted Samples
Submitted Grade 1 $9.85
Submitted Sample single factor 1 $7.00
Submitted Sample (canola only) $12.65
Submitted Sample Single factor (canola only) $8.00

Reinspections
Reinspection, basis new sample (same as original fee)  
Reinspection, basis file sample $9.85
Reinspection, basis file sample (canola only) $12.65

Sealing: Plastic Seals
DT, Per Seal, Additional Labor hourly charges may apply $1.10
Probe, Per Seal, plus Additional Labor hourly charge $1.10

Sealing: Cable Seals (1/16 inch)
Per Seal plus Additional Labor hourly charge (Recommended for Wheat and Barley Cars) $1.85
See: BNSF Rules Book 6100-A / Item 2250D
A picture of every Railcar ID and each seal is taken and stored at NDGI for 30 days.
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property. It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
Certification – applicants request seal numbers recorded on certificate, per certificate $1.10

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.

Part time Inspection and/or Sampling at Elevator Site 2

The elevator must provide office space, all equipment, and guarantee an average of 4 cars per hour per loading time. (all travel time will be billed at hourly rate)

Per diem per person - Room: Actual Cost; When Room is required, Meals: $15.00/person/meal
Rail (plus hourly) $15.50
Sampling Only – DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup - Bag - Rail - Truck (plus hourly) $10.00
Sampling Only – Container $10.94

Additional Official Tests/Charges
Stowage Exam Only $10.00
Stowage Exam Only (Barge) $36.00
Insect Damaged Kernels on 100 Grams per applicant requests $5.00
Extra Factor determination when requested $2.75
NMR Oil Test $6.75 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
NIRT Protein test (all wheat) $7.30
NIRT Barley Protein $5.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
NIRT Protein and or Oil (soybeans) $7.30
NIRT Protein, Oil and Starch (corn) $7.30 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Vomitoxin Test (DON) $30.00
Vomitoxin Test (DON Dilution) (plus original test charge) $30.00
Aflatoxin Test $30.00
Fumonison Test4 $31.00
Zearalenone Test4 $31.00
Corn - Total Stress Crack $6.00
Corn – Single, Double & Multiple Stress Crack $10.00
Corn – Waxy corn test $7.00
Certificate – Duplicate or Corrected $2.00
Stowage Exam Certification $2.00
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite) $1.25
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite if requested after grade) $2.75
Use of On-Site Equipment/Building Provided by NDGI per Railcar $2.00
Use of On-Site Equipment Provided by NDGI per Railcar $1.00
Container Weights $3.50

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.
2 - Reinspections on any services are the same charge as original.
4 - Certificates will be issued by Illinois Official Grain Inspection, a DBA of North Dakota Grain Inspection.

CHECKTESTING CHARGES

Approval of DT Sampler & Checktesting $35 hour plus mileage and travel time at applicable rate

DELIVERY / PICKUP CHARGES

Special Handling per Sample $6.00
Shipping of Samples, per Customer Request, will be charged at the rate OA incurred by shipping companies

CONTRACT SERVICES

Official Commercial inspection services are available upon request
Official services not covered by above fees will be charged at the appropriate hourly rate

SERVICES NOT PERFORMED UNDER THE USGSA

Grades (2-4 Factors, unless specified in fee schedule below)
(All grains not listed under the USGSA)
$10.00

Extra Tests
Additional Factors $3.00
Single Factor $7.00
NMR Oil Test $7.50 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Phyto Only Request $6.50
Insects $2.50
Aflatoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
Vomitoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
GMO Strip Test $12.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Refractive Index $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Falling Number $12.75
For AMA/Official Falling Number fee, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule
Seed Germination $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Seed Germination (48 hour quick germ) $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Loose Smut $12.00
Stress $6.50
Vigor $15.00
Seed Per Pound/Ounce $10.00
Black Light Mold Test $5.00

Additional Charges
Weighing Cars (plus hourly) $7.50
Weighing Trucks $2.50
Sampling per Unit (plus sampler hourly & mileage fees) $10.00
Duplicate & Corrected Certificate $2.50
Special Handling $6.00
Equipment Check Samples (plus postage) $10.00
Ohio Certified Rail Weights $2.25
Package Declaration Certificate $25.00

Prices subject to change without notice.
For AMA Services, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule.

3 - Minneapolis Grain Exchange/Commission Firms sent at no charge.


AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT FEE SCHEDULE
(FOR PROCESSED COMMODITIES)

Effective Date:
September 28, 2016

Regular Hours:
Circleville and Bucyrus, OH: 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. (Eastern Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

NDGI Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $18.20 per hour.
Inspector $30.16 per hour.
Additional Labor: Additional person request by elevator onsite. $19.24 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

NDGI Ohio Regular Hourly Rate:
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

Overtime Hourly rate:
1 1/2 times regular hourly rate applies to all non-regular hours and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include:
New Years Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve afternoon, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve afternoon.

Stand-by Rate:
Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

On-Call:
Minimum 1 hour at the applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees:
Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate. Mileage will be charged on all trips.

(Hourly and mileage fees will be in addition to the unit fee unless stated otherwise.)

NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
Railcar/Container rate: $19.24/unit
Truck rate: $18.49/unit
Bag/Tote Lot (Sampling): $16.73/lot (plus hours & mileage rate)
Weighing: $7.80/unit (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Documentation: $5.50
Special Handling: $5.50
Phyto Only Request: $6.76
Insects: $3.00
NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
DDG Container Fee: $15.50
DDG Weights: $3.50
Stowage Exam Certification: $2.00
Unit Rates
Aflatoxin: $31.20/test
Falling Number: $20.80/test
Vomitoxin: $31.20/test
Duplicate/Corrected certificate: $2.50
Fax Reporting of Results: $1.00
Composite Sample Prep: $1.30/sample in composite
Sealing: (hourly and mileage charges will apply when applicable)
Plastic Seals (per seal) $1.15
Cable Seals (per seal) $1.92
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property.
It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
 
Hourly rates when unit fee is not applicable:
(Determining type of hours will be done the same as with unit fees.)
Standard: $33.85/hour
Overtime: $50.78/hour
Sun/Hol: $67.70/hour
Mailing Fee: Actual cost of the postage plus special handling fee.
Administrative Fees: Aplicable hourly rate.***

All services during regular hours must be cancelled a minimum of 3 hours prior to scheduled start otherwise the applicable minimum charge will apply.

ANY cancellations for services during non-regular hours will have the appllcable minimum charge applied.

*** Document search or data entry taking over 15 minutes will be charge an additional hourly rate in 1/4 increments.

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OFFICIAL FEE SCHEDULE

Effective Date: June 13th, 2017. This fee schedule supersedes all other fee schedules issued by this office. Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) must approve all fees for official services and OA's will assess only those fees appearing on their current approved fee schedule. FGIS user fees included in Container and AMA Fees only.

Regular Hours:
Daleville, IN 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays. (Eastern Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

Core hours do not apply to Hand Sampled Railcars and Overtime hourly rate will only apply after 8 hours of travel time. Double time does not apply except on holidays.

Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $18.50 per hour.
Inspector $25.00 per hour.
Additional Labor: $22.50 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

Show All Fees

Outside core hours: minimum 2 hour rate applies.

Overtime Hourly Rate: 1 1/2 time regular hourly rate applied to all hours outside regular hours and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include: New Year's Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve after noon, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve after noon.

Standby Rates: Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by the Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

Minimum Hourly Call out Rates: Minimum 2 hours at applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees: Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate and will be prorated when possible.

Travel Time: Will be charged at the applicable hourly rate and prorated when possible.

Finance Charge: 1 1/2% (1.5%) per month after 30 days from Statement Date.

Official Inspection Services:

Official Sample and Grades
Truck 1 $13.00
Rail 1 $15.70
Local (Bulk) per 1,000 Bu. plus hourly sampling rate (min. charge of $15.15) $2.00
Barge per 1,000 Bu. Rounded up (plus hourly & milage) $3.73
Containers per unit composite grade (plus hourly & milage) $16.97
Containers per unit individual grade (plus hourly & milage) $19.07
Bag/Tote per 2000 pounds (min. $40.00 per trip, plus hr. & mileage) $0.75

Sampling
Probe only – Truck $12.00
Probe only – Rail $11.75
Double Probes (In addition to original sampling charge) $8.00
12 ft Probe - Rail (In addition to original sampling charge) $5.00

Submitted Samples
Submitted Grade 1 $9.85
Submitted Sample single factor 1 $7.00
Submitted Sample (canola only) $12.65
Submitted Sample Single factor (canola only) $8.00

Reinspections
Reinspection, basis new sample (same as original fee)  
Reinspection, basis file sample $9.85
Reinspection, basis file sample (canola only) $12.65

Sealing: Plastic Seals
DT, Per Seal, Additional Labor hourly charges may apply $1.10
Probe, Per Seal, plus Additional Labor hourly charge $1.10

Sealing: Cable Seals (1/16 inch)
Per Seal plus Additional Labor hourly charge (Recommended for Wheat and Barley Cars) $1.85
See: BNSF Rules Book 6100-A / Item 2250D
A picture of every Railcar ID and each seal is taken and stored at NDGI for 30 days.
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property. It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
Certification – applicants request seal numbers recorded on certificate, per certificate $1.10

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.

Part time Inspection and/or Sampling at Elevator Site 2

The elevator must provide office space, all equipment, and guarantee an average of 4 cars per hour per loading time. (all travel time will be billed at hourly rate)

Per diem per person - Room: Actual Cost; When Room is required, Meals: $15.00/person/meal
Rail (plus hourly) $15.50
Sampling Only – DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup - Bag - Rail - Truck (plus hourly) $10.00
Sampling Only – Container $10.94

Additional Official Tests/Charges
Stowage Exam Only $10.00
Stowage Exam Only (Barge) $36.00
Insect Damaged Kernels on 100 Grams per applicant requests $5.00
Extra Factor determination when requested $2.75
NMR Oil Test $6.75 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
NIRT Protein test (all wheat) $7.30
NIRT Barley Protein $5.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
NIRT Protein and or Oil (soybeans) $7.30
NIRT Protein, Oil and Starch (corn) $7.30 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Vomitoxin Test (DON) $30.00
Vomitoxin Test (DON Dilution) (plus original test charge) $30.00
Aflatoxin Test $30.00
Fumonison Test4 $31.00
Zearalenone Test4 $31.00
Corn - Total Stress Crack $6.00
Corn – Single, Double & Multiple Stress Crack $10.00
Corn – Waxy corn test $7.00
Certificate – Duplicate or Corrected $2.00
Stowage Exam Certification $2.00
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite) $1.25
Composite Sample Preparation (per samples in composite if requested after grade) $2.75
Use of On-Site Equipment/Building Provided by NDGI per Railcar $2.00
Use of On-Site Equipment Provided by NDGI per Railcar $1.00
Container Weights $3.50
Approval of DT Sampler & Checktesting $35 hour plus mileage and travel time at applicable rate

1 - Includes all grains except Canola.
2 - Reinspections on any services are the same charge as original.
4 - Certificates will be issued by Illinois Official Grain Inspection, a DBA of North Dakota Grain Inspection.

CHECKTESTING CHARGES

Approval of DT Sampler & Checktesting $35 hour plus mileage and travel time at applicable rate

DELIVERY / PICKUP CHARGES

Special Handling per Sample $6.00
Shipping of Samples, per Customer Request, will be charged at the rate OA incurred by shipping companies

CONTRACT SERVICES

Official Commercial inspection services are available upon request
Official services not covered by above fees will be charged at the appropriate hourly rate

SERVICES NOT PERFORMED UNDER THE USGSA

Grades (2-4 Factors, unless specified in fee schedule below)
(All grains not listed under the USGSA)
$10.00

Extra Tests
Additional Factors $3.00
Single Factor $7.00
NMR Oil Test $7.50 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Phyto Only Request $6.50
Insects $2.50
Aflatoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
Vomitoxin (Non Approved Grains) $30.00
GMO Strip Test $12.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Refractive Index $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Falling Number $12.75
For AMA/Official Falling Number fee, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule
Seed Germination $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Seed Germination (48 hour quick germ) $10.00 + Shipping Charges to Fargo Office
Loose Smut $12.00
Stress $6.50
Vigor $15.00
Seed Per Pound/Ounce $10.00
Black Light Mold Test $5.00

Additional Charges
Weighing Cars (plus hourly) $7.50
Weighing Trucks $2.50
Sampling per Unit (plus sampler hourly & mileage fees) $10.00
Duplicate & Corrected Certificate $2.50
Special Handling $6.00
Equipment Check Samples (plus postage) $10.00
Ohio Certified Rail Weights $2.25

Prices subject to change without notice.
For AMA Services, please see NDGI's AMA Fee Schedule.

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AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT FEE SCHEDULE
(FOR PROCESSED COMMODITIES)

Effective Date:
September 28, 2016

Regular Hours:
Daleville, IN 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday except holidays (Eastern Time)

DT/Pelican/Ellis Cup – Bag – Container – samplers and Inspectors called out, core hours will start at 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday except holidays.

NDGI Regular Hourly Rate:
Technician and or Sampler $18.20 per hour.
Inspector $30.16 per hour.
Additional Labor: Additional person request by elevator onsite. $19.24 per hour.
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

NDGI Ohio Regular Hourly Rate:
Rates assessed in 1/2 hour increments.

Overtime Hourly rate:
1 1/2 times regular hourly rate applies to all non-regular hours and Saturday. Sunday and Holidays will be charged at double time.

Holidays include:
New Years Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve afternoon, Christmas Day, and New Years Eve afternoon.

Stand-by Rate:
Will be charged an applicable hourly rate for delays not caused by Agency and will apply in one hour increments.

On-Call:
Minimum 1 hour at the applicable hourly rate will apply Monday through Sunday.

Mileage Fees:
Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate. Mileage will be charged on all trips.

(Hourly and mileage fees will be in addition to the unit fee unless stated otherwise.)

NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
Railcar/Container rate: $19.24/unit
Truck rate: $18.49/unit
Bag/Tote Lot (Sampling): $16.73/lot (plus hours & mileage rate)
Weighing: $7.80/unit (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Documentation: $5.50
Special Handling: $5.50
Phyto Only Request: $6.76
Insects: $3.00
NDGI Ohio Specific Unit Rates
DDG Container Fee: $15.50
DDG Weights: $3.50
Stowage Exam Certification: $2.00
Unit Rates
Aflatoxin: $31.20/test
Falling Number: $20.80/test
Vomitoxin: $31.20/test
Duplicate/Corrected certificate: $2.50
Fax Reporting of Results: $1.00
Composite Sample Prep: $1.30/sample in composite
Sealing: (hourly and mileage charges will apply when applicable)
Plastic Seals (per seal) $1.15
Cable Seals (per seal) $1.92
NDGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property.
It is the applicant's responsibility to confirm that all seals have been applied by NDGI to their satisfaction.
 
Hourly rates when unit fee is not applicable:
(Determining type of hours will be done the same as with unit fees.)
Standard: $33.85/hour
Overtime: $50.78/hour
Sun/Hol: $67.70/hour
Mailing Fee: Actual cost of the postage plus special handling fee.
Administrative Fees: Aplicable hourly rate.***

All services during regular hours must be cancelled a minimum of 3 hours prior to scheduled start otherwise the applicable minimum charge will apply.

ANY cancellations for services during non-regular hours will have the appllcable minimum charge applied.

*** Document search or data entry taking over 15 minutes will be charge an additional hourly rate in 1/4 increments.

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OFFICIAL FEE SCHEDULE

Effective Date: July 1, 2016. This fee schedule supersedes all other fee schedules by this office. Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) must approve all fees for official services and OA’s will assess only those fees appearing on their current approved fee schedule. FGIS USER FEE INCLUDED IN AMA AND CONTAINERS ONLY.

Regular Hours: 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday through Friday excluding Holidays. Time may be prorated when possible. All requests for service will be honored on a first call-first service basis.

Regular Hourly Rate: (4-Hour minimum applies unless stated otherwise)
Sampler, Technician, Weigher, Other & Cancellation: $18.50 per hour.
Inspector Rate: $25.00 per hour
All services during regular hours must be cancelled a minimum of 6 hours prior to start, otherwise the 4 hour minimum charge will apply. All hours are per person and assessed in 1/4 hour increments. ANY cancellations made during non-regular hours will have applicable minimum charge applied.

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Stand-by Rate: Any stand-by time in excess of one hour will have an additional $5.00 per hour added to the appropriate hourly rate.

On-Call: On call charges will be applied for requests to hold personnel outside regular business hours. Elevator must establish a start time by 3:00 pm regular business hours. If work is not performed at established time there will be a 4 hour minimum charge, at applicable hourly rate, for each employee that was held for that service.

Overtime Hourly Rate: (4-Hour minimum applies to ALL sampling) One and one half (1½) times applicable hourly rate applies to all hours outside regular hours and Saturday. (Unless Holiday rate applies.)

Holiday & Sunday Hourly Rate: (4-Hour minimum applies to ALL sampling) Two times applicable hourly rate applies to all hours worked on a holiday and Sunday.

Holidays Include: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Good Friday, Thanksgiving Day, Presidents Day, Christmas Day. Holidays which fall on Saturday will be observed on preceding Friday; those which fall on Sunday will be observed on following Monday.

Mileage Fees: Mileage will be assessed at a rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate and will be prorated when possible.

Travel Time: Will be charged at the applicable hourly rate and prorated when possible.

Sample Pick-up/delivery: Applicant will be charged appropriate hourly rate and mileage. (Prorated where applicable).

Minimum Fee(s): Container, Rail & Truck sampling request must average a minimum of 2 units sampled per hour otherwise an additional $10.25 will be applied per hour. Time for averaging will be calculated from IOGI office until returning back to IOGI office.

Official Inspection Services:

** Barge– per 1,000 Bu. Rounded Up (plus hourly & mileage rate) $3.73
Rail per unit (plus hourly & mileage rate) $15.70
Double Probe: (In addition to original sampling fees) $10.00
Truck/Trailer/Bag (plus hourly & mileage rate) $13.00
Containers per unit composite grade (plus hourly & mileage rate) $16.90
Containers per unit individual grade (plus hourly & mileage rate) $19.00
Bag/Tote per 2000 pounds (min. $40.00 per trip, plus hr. & mileage) $0.75
Bag-requesting individual grades (plus hourly & mileage) $13.00
Sample Only – request per Barge $110.00
Sample Only – Rail (plus hourly & mileage rate)
(Sample only rates will be charged if request is cancelled after sampling begins.)
$14.70
Submitted Sample $9.10
Reinspection – basis new sample (same as original fee)  
Reinspection – basis file sample $9.25
Stowage Exam – Rail/Container unit (plus hourly & mileage rate) $10.00
Stowage Exam – Barge (plus hourly & mileage rate) $36.00
Extra Factor Determination when requested $5.50
NIRT – Protein test (wheat) $7.30
NIRT – Protein and/or Oil (soybeans) $7.30
NIRT – Protein, Oil & Starch (corn) $7.30
Vomitoxin (DON) $31.00
Aflatoxin $31.00
Fumonisin $31.00
Zearalenone $31.00
Weighing per unit (plus hourly & mileage rate) $5.00
Stress Crack $10.00
Waxy Corn Test $10.50
Check Testing D/T (plus hourly & mileage rate) $50.00
Check Testing on-site equipment (plus hourly & mileage) $50.00
Certificate – Duplicate or Corrected of Applicant error $3.00
Fax Reporting of Results $1.00
Special Handling Charge $5.50
Composite Sample Preparation $5.50
*** Letterhead $6.00
*** Administrative Fees: Applicable hourly rate.  
 
** An FGIS user fee per barge will be added on top of the regular rate.
*** Document search or data entry will be charged an additional hourly rate in 1¼ increments. (Does not include grade certificate entry.)

Sealing: (Hourly and mileage charges will apply when applicable.)
Plastic Seals (per seal) $0.50
Cable Seals (per seal) $1.75
(When using cable seals a picture of every railcar ID & each seal will be taken and stored at the IOGI office for 30 days.)

It will be the responsibility of the applicant to notify IOGI when cable seals are needed. IOGI is not responsible for the seals after the railcar leaves the applicants property. It will be the applicants' responsibility to confirm all seals have been applied by IOGI to their satisfaction.

Mail Charges: Applicant requests samples to be mailed – actual charges (plus special handling fee).

All on-site labs will be built, maintained and equipped by the applicant.

IOGI will not guarantee the availability of an inspector for on-site grading unless there is a minimum of 100 cars being loaded in a 24 hour period. If an inspector is available we will provide one at the applicable rates.

Official Commercial Inspection Services are available upon request.
Official services not covered by above fees will be charged at the appropriate hourly and mileage rate.

Finance Charge: 1.5% per month after 30 days from statement date.

SERVICES NOT PERFORMED UNDER THE USGSA

Grades (includes – Test Weight, Moisture, Dockage and Damage)
(All grains not listed under the USGSA)
$9.25
Additional Factors to Grade $5.00
Submits $9.25
Sampling per Unit (plus sampler hourly & mileage fees) $15.80
Sampler per Unit – Barge (plus hourly & mileage fees) $110.00
Falling Number $12.75
GMO Strip Test $12.00
Seed per pound $5.00
Black Light Mold Test $3.00
Stowage Exam (plus hourly & mileage fees) $36.00
Weighing $5.00
Weighing – Barge (per 1,000 Bu.) $1.50
Duplicate or Corrected Certificate $3.00
Special Handling $5.50
Equipment Check Samples (plus postage) $10.00
 
** Reinspection on any service is the same charge as original

Unofficial prices subject to change without notice.

 

AGRICULTURAL MARKETING ACT FEE SCHEDULE
(FOR PROCESSED COMMODITIES)

Effective Date:
March 1, 2017

Regular Hours:
7:00 am - 3:00 pm, Monday through Friday excluding holidays
Time can be prorated when applicable but it is not to exceed 8 hours per day.

Regular Hourly rate:
$19.75 per hour, in 1/4 hour increments. (4 hour min. applies).

Overtime Hourly rate:
1 1/2 times regular hourly rate applies to all non-regular hours and Saturday (4 hour min. applies).

Sunday & Holiday rate:
2 times regular hourly rate applies to all hours worked on Sunday and holidays (4 hour min. applies).

Holidays include:
New Years Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Presidents Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Holidays which fall on Sat. will be observed on preceding Fri. those which fall on Sun. will be observed on following Mon.

Stand-by Rate:
Any stand-by time in excess of one hour will have an additional $5.00 per hour added to the appropriate hourly rate.

On-Call:
There will be a 4 hour minimum charge, at the applicable hourly rate, to hold employees for service.

Mileage Fees:
Mileage will be assessed at the rate of less than or equal to the IRS standard mileage rate. Mileage will be charged on all trips.

Minimum unit fee:
Container, Rail & Truck sampling request must average a minimum of 2 units per hour otherwise an additional $10.00 will be applied per hour.

(Hourly and mileage fees will be in addition to the unit fee unless stated otherwise.)

Railcar/Container rate: $16.73/unit
Truck rate: $13.40/unit
Aflatoxin: $31.00/test
Vomitoxin: $31.00/test
Weighing: $5.00/unit (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Stowage Exam: Container $10.00/exam (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Stowage Exam: Barge $36.00/exam (Plus hour & mileage rate.)
Duplicate/Corrected certificate: $3.00
Fax Reporting of Results: $1.00
Composite Sample Prep: $5.61
Sealing: (hourly and mileage charges will apply when applicable)
Plastic Seals (per seal) $0.50
Cable Seals (per seal) $1.75
It will be the responsibility of the applicant to notify IOGI when cable seals are needed.
Documentation: $6.00
Special Handling: $5.61
Hourly rates when unit fee is not applicable:
(Determining type of hours will be done the same as with unit fees.)
 
Regular: $38.76/hour
Mailing Fee: Actual cost of the postage plus special handling fee.
Administrative Fees: Aplicable hourly rate.***

All services during regular hours must be cancelled a minimum of 6 hours prior to scheduled start otherwise the applicable minimum charge will apply.

ANY cancellations for services during non-regular hours will have the appllcable minimum charge applied.

*** Document search or data entry will be charge an additional hourly rate in 1/4 increments.