Quality Crop Surveying
Great Plains Analytical Labs is well known for the wheat crop survey performed for U.S. Wheat Associates as well as the extensive multi-class wheat survey performed for subscribers. The laboratory tests the Hard Red Winter wheat, Soft Red Winter wheat, and the Hard Red Spring wheat crop areas. See the links to the right for maps of each area.
Thousands of tests are performed over a 20 state area evaluating wheat and flour quality. For the astute merchandiser, miller, importer or exporter, this information is invaluable. The survey report begins as crop harvest begins. The information is posted daily on our website until the conclusion of harvest. Continually updated with statistical information about the harvest as it progresses, the survey provides more quality information about the domestic wheat supply than can be found anywhere else.
Soft Red Winter Crop Quality Survey
The GPAL Crop Quality Survey for Soft Red Winter Wheat surveys the following states: Missouri, Arkansas, North Carolina, Virginia, Kentucky, Maryland, Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. A two-stage survey is conducted picking up Early and Late samples.
Hard Red Winter Crop Quality Survey
The GPAL Crop Quality Survey for Hard Red Winter Wheat surveys the following states: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Montana.
Hard Red Spring Crop Quality Survey
The GPAL Crop Quality Survey for Hard Red Spring Wheat surveys the following states: South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Montana.