1. KS Crop

Kansas Crop Improvement Association

Kansas Crop Improvement Association is a not-for-profit, membership-based corporation designated as the official seed and plant part certification agency for the State of Kansas.  In addition to seed certification services, KCIA offers networking and educational opportunities, auditing, farm/field inspection, and laboratory testing services for the seed industry and other crop production related businesses.


COVID-19 NOTICE January 4, 2021
     Manhattan has extended its mask mandate to April 1, 2021.
     A mask is required to enter the KCIA building and only authorized personnel is allowed past the area immediately inside the front door.  We can provide a mask if needed.
     KCIA follows the advice of medical experts and CDC guidelines to prevent the contracting and spread of COVID-19.  The CDC guidelines can be found here:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html .  
     Since KCIA building access remains restricted.  We ask members and clients to continue to ship samples to us for testing or to place them in our drop-off box outside our  door.  You will find sample submittal forms here:   Submittal Forms
     Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.  Our best wishes to all of you.  Steve F. Schuler

 Wheat Book  * 2020 KS Wheat Book with Certified Seed Directory


  2020 Approved Bulk Sites for Certified Seed - an additional resource for purchasing certified seed

 December 2020 Newsletter - previous newsletters and electronic newsletters may be viewed on the News page.

 The electronic Seed Source supplemental KCIA newsletter distributed via email only.

 KSU Extension Agronomy eUpdate - view the latest weekly newsletter from K-State Extension



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Important Dates 

December 15 

Distribution Reports Due

Bulk Retail Facility Reports Due


January 18, 2021 - Martin Luther King Day, Office closed


March 15, 2021 - Field Applications Due 










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