Lab Testing

The UVM Cereal Grain Testing Lab

The UVM Cereal Grain and Hops Quality Analysis Testing Laboratory now includes malting barley analysis.

When samples are submitted, please be sure to send along payment and completed sample submission forms.

For Grains

We test for test weight, moisture, protein, falling number, and DON in grains. We also conduct analyses for corn (% Moisture, % Crude Protein, % Crude Fiber, and % Starch).

Click here for the Cereal Submission Form. Payment and a completed Submission Form must accompany all requests please. To expedite analysis of your sample(s), please provide a completed submission form(s) and payment with your sample(s). Also please make sure you provide 1 quart of clean (no stones and dirt) and dry (<14% moisture) whole grain for each sample submitted.

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For Hops

Hops Quality analysis is available at the UVM Lab. We can test for Brewing Values (BV’s) which determines Alpha acids, Beta acids and Hops Storage Index (HSI).
Click here for the Hops Analysis Submission Form. Payment and a completed Submission Form must accompany all requests please. Please see our What’s Hoppening blog post for tips on submitting hop samples for quality analysis.
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For Malting Barley

Malting Barley analysis is now available at the UVM Lab. We can test for test weight, grain moisture, dry matter protein, falling number, germination, plumpness and DON.
Click here for the Malting Barley Submission Form. Payment and a completed Submission Form must accompany all requests please. Also please make sure you provide 1 quart of clean (no stones and dirt) and dry (<14% moisture) whole grain for each sample submitted.
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