Grain Dealer Facility, Merchandiser, and Truck License

Agency: Agriculture and Rural Development

The Grain Dealers Act gives regulatory responsibility to the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) and provides for:

  • the storage, warehousing, buying, and selling of farm produce within the State of Michigan

  • the licensing, regulation, and bonding of grain dealers

  • warehouse receipts and price later agreements and their priority

  • the creation of security interests

  • the establishment of an inspection service and personnel for licensed grain dealers

  • penalties for the violation of this act

A person shall not act or offer to act as a grain dealer without annually securing a license from MDARD.

Apply for a Grain Dealer Facility, Merchandiser, and Truck License here.