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Rocky Mountain Ag Briefs 4-11-11

The Colorado Department of Agriculture tests livestock scales to make ensure the accuracy of the scale. Accuracy is extremely important to make sure sellers of livestock are paid fairly. Over 450 inspections were conducted last year and 20 failed. The USDA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration has become more specific in their testing requirements. Scales now must be tested twice a year, with a minimum of 120 days between testings. One testing must occur in the first half of the year and the other in the second half.

For more information, call (303) 867-9237 or email jonathan.handy@ag.state.co.us.

The Colorado Department of Agriculture tests livestock scales to make ensure the accuracy of the scale. Accuracy is extremely important to make sure sellers of livestock are paid fairly. Over 450 inspections were conducted last year and 20 failed. The USDA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration has become more specific in their testing requirements. Scales now must be tested twice a year, with a minimum of 120 days between testings. One testing must occur in the first half of the year and the other in the second half.

For more information, call (303) 867-9237 or email jonathan.handy@ag.state.co.us.

The Colorado Department of Agriculture tests livestock scales to make ensure the accuracy of the scale. Accuracy is extremely important to make sure sellers of livestock are paid fairly. Over 450 inspections were conducted last year and 20 failed. The USDA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration has become more specific in their testing requirements. Scales now must be tested twice a year, with a minimum of 120 days between testings. One testing must occur in the first half of the year and the other in the second half.

For more information, call (303) 867-9237 or email jonathan.handy@ag.state.co.us.

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The Colorado Department of Agriculture tests livestock scales to make ensure the accuracy of the scale. Accuracy is extremely important to make sure sellers of livestock are paid fairly. Over 450 inspections were conducted last year and 20 failed. The USDA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration has become more specific in their testing requirements. Scales now must be tested twice a year, with a minimum of 120 days between testings. One testing must occur in the first half of the year and the other in the second half.

For more information, call (303) 867-9237 or email jonathan.handy@ag.state.co.us.

The Colorado Department of Agriculture tests livestock scales to make ensure the accuracy of the scale. Accuracy is extremely important to make sure sellers of livestock are paid fairly. Over 450 inspections were conducted last year and 20 failed. The USDA Grain Inspection Packers & Stockyards Administration has become more specific in their testing requirements. Scales now must be tested twice a year, with a minimum of 120 days between testings. One testing must occur in the first half of the year and the other in the second half.

For more information, call (303) 867-9237 or email jonathan.handy@ag.state.co.us.