Application Information

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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):

Please contact Timothy Blank at 530-754-4854 (tjblank@ucdavis.edu) or Katy Soden at 530-752-6979 (krsoden@ucdavis.edu) if you have any problems with the procedure.


Application Fees

The minimum application fee is $100.00 for all crops except potato. The application fees are as follows:

Corn $11.00/acre
Cotton $4.00/acre

Hemp - minimum application fee $500

  • Indoor production will be charged by the square foot
    and fees will be front loaded.
     
  • Field production will be charged by the acre.

 

TBD

$500 per application
plus $10/acre

Potato (minimum fee $56) $56.00/acre
Rice - certified $2.50/acre
Rice - foundation and registered $3.50/acre
Sunflower $5.00/acre
Turfgrass $25.00/acre
Watermelon $4.00/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. 
Crop planted on January 1 - Application would be assessed late fees if submitted after January 22.

Applications due 8 weeks after planting. 
Crop planted on January 1 - Application would be assessed late fees if submitted after February 26.

Artichoke
Bean
Lima Bean
Canola (Rape)
Chickpea (Garbanzo)
Corn
Cowpea (Blackeyes)
Hemp
Potato
Pre-Variety Germplasm crops
Safflower
Sorghum
Sudangrass
Sunflower
Watermelon

Alfalfa
Asparagus
Bermudagrass
Field pea
Flax (Linola)
Clovers
Cotton
Grain (Barley, Wheat, Oat, Triticale)
Rice
Wild Rice



 


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.