FarmTec MiniGAC PlusTechnology similar to that used in moisture meters operated in grain stores and mills is said to give the new handheld DickeyJohn MiniGAC Plus similar levels of accuracy, according to analytical products specialist Farm-Tec.

The meter delivers consistent accuracy, as proven through its inclusion in the leading UK proficiency ring-checks involving UK NIR, Frontier and Openfield, and combined results for wheat and barley show an average variance from the oven mean average of just 0.16%.

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As a result, says Farm-Tec, the device gives results unrivalled by other handheld meters, providing moisture, temperature and hectolitre weight readings that can help save drying costs and provides added confidence when trading.