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.
HeadlinesCOVID-19 NOTICE April 6,2021 Manhattan's mask mandate has been extended to May 16. 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 CDC guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html . We ask members and clients to ship seed test samples to us or place them in our drop-off box outside the front entrance. You will find printable sample submittal forms here: Submittal Forms Thank you for your understanding and cooperation. Our best wishes to all of you. Steve F. Schuler April 2021 Newsletter - previous newsletters and electronic newsletters may be viewed on the News page.
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