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Sampler

Collect samples and test for splits, foreign matter, and moisture.

What does a Sampler do?

Collects samples of oilseeds, such as soybean, cottonseed, and safflower, and tests for splits, foreign matter, and moisture: Dips probe into oilseeds to secure sample. Weighs and sifts sample to separate whole beans, splits, and foreign matter. Weighs splits and foreign matter to determine percentage of each in sample. Weighs whole beans to determine number of pounds per bushel. Tests sample, using moisture meter, to determine moisture content.