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 July 31, 2020 Manhattan requires a mask in public enclosed spaces and outdoors when spatial distances of at least six feet can't be maintained. The ordnance is in effect from July 9 through September 7, 2020. If you find yourself in Manhattan without a mask, check with us and if we have one available, we'll give you one of our disposable paper masks.
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 . 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
Seed Lab Fee Increase
New fees for seed testing went into effect on July 1, 2020. The new fee schedule can be found under Seed Laboratory.
2020 Approved Bulk Sites for Certified Seed - an additional resource for purchasing certified seed
July-August 2020 E Newsletter - electronic newsletter distributed via email and posting on this website only