USDA Announces Designations to Perform Official Grain Inspection Services in South Carolina

June 03, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service announces the designations of D.R. Schaal Agency, Inc. (Schaal) and the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA) to perform official inspection services under the U.S. Grain Standards Act in the state of South Carolina.

Through September 30, 2021, Schaal will provide official services in Abbeville, Aiken, Allendale, Anderson, Bamberg, Barnwell, Beaufort, Berkeley, Calhoun, Charleston, Clarendon, Colleton, Dorchester, Edgefield, Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenwood, Hampton, Jasper, Laurens, Lexington, McCormick, Newberry, Oconee, Orangeburg, Richland, Saluda, Sumter and Williamsburg Counties.

NCDA will provide official services in Cherokee, Chester, Chesterfield, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Greenville, Horry, Kershaw, Lancaster, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union and York Counties.

Specific areas of designation and contact information for obtaining official services, may be found in [Docket #AMS-FGIS-20-0010] published in the Federal Register on Jun 3, 2020.

For more information contact Jacob Thein, Compliance Officer at (816) 866-2223 or

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