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Administration of the Federal Seed Act

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Office of Information, Photography Division in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Seeds,
  • Cleaning,
  • Seed adulteration and inspection,
  • Marketing,
  • Testing,
  • Labeling,
  • Pictorial works

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Edition Notes

SeriesPhoto series -- no. 27, Photo series (United States. Department of Agriculture) -- no. 27.
ContributionsUnited States. Department of Agriculture. Office of Information, United States. Agricultural Marketing Service
The Physical Object
Pagination[4] pages :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25673195M

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Seed labeling information and advertisements pertaining to the seed must be truthful. The FSA helps promote uniformity among State laws and fair competition within the seed trade. View the Federal Seed Act (pdf) View the full Federal Seed Act regulations Enforcement of the Varietal Labeling Provisions of the Federal Seed Act. B. Federal (Federal Seed Act Origin) Previous to and about the turn of the century, there were imported into the United States certain seeds intended primarily for use as adulterants of seed of alfalfa and red clover. At the same time, large importations were made of low-grade forage crop seeds and screening material unfit for agricultural use.   Seeds act, and Seed rules, The seed (Control) order, was promulgated under essential commodities act, in order to ensure the production, marketing and equal distribution of the seeds. Seeds Act, The object of Seed Act is to regulate the quality of certain notified kind /. the administration of the federal seed act table of contents. changes for ii introduction iii fsa regulations §(b) noxious-weed seeds under the fsa iv alabama 1 alaska 3 arizona 4 arkansas 6 california 8 colorado 14 connecticut 16 delaware 17 district of .

The Federal Seed Act, P.L. (August 9, ), requires accurate labeling and purity standards for seeds in commerce, and prohibits the importation and movement of adulterated or misbranded law works in conjunction with the Plant Protection Act of to authorize the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) to regulate the importation of field crop, pasture and.   § Seed certifying agency standards and procedures. § Eligibility requirements for certification of varieties. § Classes of certified seed. § Limitations of generations for certified seed. § Establishing the source of all classes of certified seed. § Production of all classes of certified seed. procedure relating to the administration of seed activity c) Implement official quality control and certification of seeds, and facilitate enrolment of any approved private body in seed certification d) Advise the Federal government on the organisation, management and financing of In order to make the Seeds Act consistent with the. THE AGRICULTURAL SEEDS AND PLANT ACT. Commencement: 23 September, An Act to provide for the promotion, regulation and control of plant. breeding and variety release, multiplication, conditioning, marketing, importing and quality assurance of seeds and other planting materials. and for other matters connected therewith. Part I.

variable. Always specify buying seed by the PLS pound to make sure you get the amount of seed you need. Some of the cool-season turf-type grasses (fescues, orchardgrass) and agronomic seed (oats, rye) are sold on the basis of bulk pounds only because germination and purity is typically very high and minimums are regulated by the Federal Seed Act. Grain branch. Nov. Oct. , U.S. Production and marketing administration Issuing office varies: Jan. Jan. U.S. Agricultural Marketing Service. Grain Division Continued by U.S. Consumer and Marketing Service. Grain Division. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal seed act. The Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) invites comments on proposed revisions to regulations that implement the Federal Seed Act (FSA). The proposals include revisions to seed labeling, testing, and certification requirements. The proposed revisions would add certain seed species to the lists. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Livestock, Meat, Grain and Seed Division, Seed Branch, [?] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book.