The Grain Inspection, Packers, & Stockyards Administration (GIPSA) helps facilitate the marketing of livestock, poultry, meat, cereals, oilseeds, and other agricultural products. A division of the US Department of Agriculture, GIPSA also promotes fair trading practices for consumers and agricultural producers. Its Packers and Stockyards program works to create competitive business environments for marketing meat products, while its Federal Grain Inspection Service does the same for grain and related products. GIPSA was established in 1994.

Grain Inspection, Packers & Stockyards Administration

1400 Independence Ave Sw
Washington, DC 20250-0002
Phone: 1 (202) 720-0219
Fax: 1 (202) 205-9237


  • Employer Type: Government Agency
  • Administrator: J. Dudley Butler
  • Director Management and Budget Services: Marianne Plaus
  • Chief, Regulatory Branch: Greg Tomas

Major Office Locations

  • Washington, DC

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