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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.

Contact Us

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 95616-8540

Seed Notes

The CCIA newsletter "Seed Notes" is published 3 or 4 times per year and is distributed by email only.

Use the link below if you would like to be added to the email list:

CCIA Mailing List


The May 2017 edition of Seed Notes and past newsletters are available on the "News" page.


Quick Links

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to your account to:

  • Access your company files
  • Apply to grow certified seed
  • Request certification for seed
  • Request tags
  • Request blends

Crop Standards

Fee Schedule



Event Name

Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance

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The CCIA is an institutional member of SIPA.

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