Grain Analysis

The TASCC (Trade Assurance Scheme for Combinable Crops) accredited laboratory offers full grain analysis on all cereal crops. 

Testing Available

Wheat: Moisture, Admixture, Specific Weight, Protein, Hagberg, DON

Barley: Moisture, Admixture, Specific Weight, Nitrogen, Rapid Germination, Varietal Purity

Oats: Moisture, Admixture, Specific Weight, Orange Seeds

Oilseed Rape: Moisture, Admixture, Chitted/Burnt/Green/Rancid Seed

Beans:Moisture, Admixture, Bruchid Beetle, Broken/Shrivelled/Stained Beans

To view our grain analysis charges click here

Please send a minimum 500g grain sample to:
Attn. C. Hovey
The Estate Office
Great Tew
Chipping Norton

Please click here for a sample form which needs to be filled in and sent with your sample. For more information call 01608 688 935.

“Representative sampling and accurate analysis ensures that you know the quality of your grain and that you sell it to the most appropriate buyers.” HGCA

Customers of Glencore can view their grain analysis results on     


We are registered members of the UK NIR Grain Network and the Frontier ring check scheme in which all of our tests and equipment are compared against other grain laboratories around the UK. This ensures our high standards and accuracy of results are maintained.  Daily checks are also done on the lab equipment to ensure that they are reading correctly.

The accuracy of the results is wholly dependent on the submitted sample being representative of the bulk.  Whilst every care is taken to ensure accuracy of the laboratory results we cannot accept any responsibility for any loss or claim that may arise from a dispute on analysis carried out by this laboratory.