Weighmasters produce certified weight tickets for bulk commodities sold or transported in the state.
Based on Agriculture and Markets Law section 195:
No weighmaster shall permit any weight ticket to be issued or used which purports to bear his/her signature and was not in fact signed by him/her, or expresses a weight not ascertained by him/her.
Any person may apply for a weighmaster license. To qualify, the applicant shall provide evidence of:
There is a $15 fee that must accompany your application. The fee will be returned if your application is denied.
The Bureau of Weights and Measures annually licenses about 3,000 individuals to certify the accuracy of shipments of bulk commodities like feed and fertilizer.
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Bureau of Weights and Measures
10B Airline Drive
Albany, New York 12235
Phone: (518) 457-3146
43-5111.00 - Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
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Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 10/19/12.
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