This program provides licenses to seed dealers in Montana in order to assure consumers that seed offered for sale in Montana are truthfully labeled for identity, purity and viability.
The following are the seeds included in this program:
The Seed Program provides statewide regulatory services to the general public and specific agricultural industries. The program conducts inspections of seed facilities to assure compliance with licensing and labeling requirements, obtains random seed samples and submits them to the Montana State University’s Seed Laboratory in Bozeman for analysis.
The laboratory analyzes the samples for the following:
The program then compares the results with the label to verify if the seed is within accepted tolerances and reports the result to the labeler.
All seed products must have proper and accurate labeling. If there are any problems the labeler will be contacted for resolution.
A seed dealer license is required for the following:
Review the licensing exemptions at the backside of the Seed Dealer License application form.
Commodity & Seed Program Manager
Montana Department of Agriculture
302 N Roberts
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 444-3950
Fax: (406) 444-7336
Published: April 1, 2011 2:39:00 PM MDT.
Last Modified: August 29, 2014 2:35:15 PM MDT