The Inspection Data Warehouse (IDW) serves as the data repository for official inspection and weighing services performed under the United States Grain Standards Act (USGSA) and the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 (AMA).


The Inspection Data Warehouse allows customers and service providers to access their official inspection and weighing records, automatically assesses USGSA supervision fees and administrative tonnage fees, and generates a wide variety of reports in support of Federal Grain Inspection Service (FGIS) programs.� Search screens allow authorized users to extract and download data on an ad hoc basis.


For Help with IDW, please select from the following options:


IDW User’s Manual (PDF, 4000 KB) IDW User’s Manual (DOC, 5500 KB)

Provides detailed information on how to navigate through the IDW application.

You can view or download the user’s manual by clicking on the link above.


Glossary (PDF, approx. 75 kb)

List of the data fields and their descriptions.� You can view the glossary by clicking on the link above.


Other Links:


Bean Inspection Handbook

Grain Inspection Handbook

Pea and Lentil Handbook

Rice Inspection Handbook

Weighing Handbook

FGIS Program Directive 9290.16


If you need additional help, please call the FGIS Online Support Line at 816-659-8401.