Certification Standards & Variety Directories

Certification Standards & Variety Directories

Certification Standards - GCIA Handbook

Officers, Directors & Staff

Constitution & Bylaws

Approved Seed Conditioning Facilities

Approved Labs

Crops Eligible List

How to become a Certified Seed Grower

General Information: Fees, Application Deadlines, Return Tag Fee Schedule

General Seed Certification Standards

Certification Terms & Definitions 

Peanut Seed Certification Standards

Small Grain Seed Certification Standards - Barley, Oats, Rye, Triticale and Wheat

Soybean Seed Certification Standards

Facts About Seed Treatments

Grass Certification Standards:

Industrial Hemp:

All Other Crop Standards:

Specialized Programs:

Catalog of Certified Varieties and Producers of Planted Crops

Peanut & Soybean Buyers Guide

Turfgrass Buyers Guide

Small Grain & Forages Buyers Guide


Associate memberships are available for a $35 fee; associate members receive:

  • Quarterly Newsletters

  • Spring and Fall Seed Lists

  • Notification of Annual Meeting Date, Soybean/Small Grain Seed Short Course, and Peanut Seed Short Course.