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Kansas Crop Improvement Association

Seed Certification Resources

Kansas Certified Seed 

  • Find information on what certified seed is and the basic steps to certifying seed.

Kansas Certification Standards (pdf)

The Kansas Certification Standards provide the requirements to be met, from planting to sale, for a crop to be considered "Certified".  The standards address requirements for Bulk Distribution Centers, Bulk Retail Facilities and Seed Conditioners, as well as general and specific crop standards. 

Kansas Certification Procedures (pdf)  

Updated September 2023, the procedures serve to clarify the standards and how to ensure compliance.


Technical/Certification Aids 

  • Find detailed information on utilizing KCIA certification forms, Plant Variety Protection (PVP), Weed Identification and other useful tools for seed production.


Forms and Manuals 

  • Find forms and manuals available for download. *Note that not all KCIA Forms are available for download due to the fact that they contain a serial number (Field applications, Form D, Bulk Retail Certificates, etc.) - Please contact the KCIA office for these items.