Production Forms

CSGA’s production forms are accessible online in SeedCert. Growers are encouraged to complete their forms within the platform to ensure prompt processing.

SeedCert serves as your certification portal, allowing you to stay updated on your seed crop certification status, applications, forms, and account information. While some forms are highlighted below, we recommend logging into SeedCert, selecting “Forms,” and exploring your available options.

For those looking to apply for Membership and Seed Crop Certification, please click here.

Appeal Application
Growers wishing to appeal a decision on an inspected crop to the CSGA Board of Directors should submit an Appeal Application and applicable fees to the CSGA by October 15th of the year of crop inspection for most crop kinds.

Application to Commence Plot Production

Seed growers wishing to produce Select and Foundation plots can obtain CSGA accreditation by successfully producing probation plots. Before becoming an accredited plot grower, applicants must complete a three-year probation program in plot production and, in three of the last five years, must have produced pedigreed seed of the crop kind they intend to produce during the probation period.

Applicants should submit an Application to Commence Probation Plot Production form to the CSGA office by March 31st for spring-seeded crops and before July 31st for fall-seeded crops.

Applicants will receive written confirmation whether they have met CSGA requirements and may begin their probation plot production.

Land Use Verification
If you are uncertain of the eligibility of your land for pedigreed seed crop production, please submit a completed Land Use Verification form to CSGA before planting. CSGA will review the proposed land use plan and will send confirmation on whether the plan meets CSGA’s production requirements. 

Refuge Declaration
Pest-tolerant pedigreed seed crops with variety descriptions that include refuge verification and additional certification requirements must submit a Refuge Declaration to CSGA to complete certification for that crop. Additional resources are provided here for growers producing midge-tolerant wheat crops.

Report on Plot Production
All Select and Foundation seed production plot growers must submit a report on their plot production before certification can be completed. The form provides important feedback to the plant breeder on the adaptability, genetic stability, uniformity, and performance of a variety in the region where the plot is being produced.