Apply to Grow Certified Seed
The application and certification procedures are done online. First time users will need to know your company login and password. If you do not have this information please call CCIA at 530-752-0544. Use the 'Members Login' link on the home page; then 'Update Company Profile'. Add people in your company that will have access to all aspects of the certification process.
To begin an application, use the 'Members Login' link on the home page and login with your email address and self-selected password. A page will display with a list of links at the bottom. Select 'Apply to Grow Certified Seed'. Follow the directions to fill in the required information and submit online.
Application tutorials (pdf):
The minimum application fee is $100.00 for all crops except potato. The application fees are as follows:
Hemp - minimum application fee $500
$500 per application
|Potato (minimum fee $56)||$56.00/acre|
|Rice - certified||$2.50/acre|
|Rice - foundation and registered||$3.50/acre|
|All Other Crops||$2.50/acre|
Applications submitted after the due dates stated in the individual crop standards will be assessed a $100.00 late fee.
Incomplete applications will be assessed a $50.00 late fee.
Cancelled applications will be assessed a $100.00 fee.
Application Due Dates
Late fees will be assessed on applications submitted after the dates listed below.
Applications due 3 weeks after planting.
Applications due 8 weeks after planting.
Download "Dates for late Fee Calculation" for a list of planting dates and calculated late dates. For leap years add one day for February 29.