Course 4: Seed Crop Certification Process and Traceability


This course will provide you with important information about traceability and the seed crop certification process. Once you complete this course, you will understand:

  • The documents required upon purchasing/planting pedigreed parent seed
  • The online application process for seed crop certification and how to apply
  • The three certification outcomes and the conditions under which they occur, and “corrective actions”
  • The process for the assignment of crop certificates and its outcomes
  • Contracts used by seed growers and best management practices for these contracts (contract for seed production and contracting an Authorized Seed Crop Inspection Service