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.


2020 Kansas Seed and Crops Conference and KCIA Annual Business Meeting

February 18-19, 2020, Manhattan Hilton Garden and Conference Center.



Ardyce Kuhn bids a fond adieu to KCIA after 65 years.  We thank her for her long and dedicated service.  Read more in the newsletter.


 October-November Newsletter 


2019 Fall Seed Directory 2019 Kansas Certified Seed Directory  


2019 Approved Bulk Sites for Retail Certified Seed - additional retail locations approved to sell certified seed in bulk.  List is updated as sites are added.

Fusarium (Head Scab) - Impact on seed quality and dealing with the problem

KSU Extension Agronomy eUpdate

Industrial Hemp:  We have added an industrial hemp page to assist Kansas participants in the Kansas Industrial Hemp Research Program.  You can access this page by clicking on the page link on the left side of the screen, or by clicking here.

Seed Lab Dashboard

Register/Login for Seed Lab Results


Important Dates

July 25 - Application for Fall Inspected Crop Due


Bulk Retail Facilities 

Apply for new sites or renew current sites now to be ready for the upcoming sales season



Annual Conference 

February 18-19, 2020 - Kansas Seed and Crops Conference,
Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center, Manhattan

KCIA will hold its annual business meeting during the conference









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