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California Crop Improvement Association
University of California
California Crop Improvement Association

California Crop Improvement Association

Mission Statement

The California Crop Improvement Association (CCIA), a nonprofit corporation, is officially recognized as the seed certifying agency under the California Seed Law. The mission of CCIA is to provide services and support research that promotes the improvement, production, distribution and use of superior quality seeds and other agricultural products.

Welcome John Palmer!

The CCIA is pleased to announce John Palmer has accepted the position of Executive Director, effective January 5, 2015. John brings many years of experience in the seed industry to the CCIA. Read more about John in Seed Notes, January 2015.

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Phone: 530-752-0544
Fax: 530-752-4735

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Mailing address:
California Crop Improvement Association
Parsons Seed Certification Center
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95691-8540

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