The field services department is responsible for infield and onsite services for Illinois Crop Improvement’s various authentication and certification programs. The department also provides genetic trait testing as a stand alone service or in conjunction with the Illinois Crop Improvement Seed Lab and Identity Preserved Grain Lab.
The Field Services staff is always available to answer questions and explore opportunities. If you would like to request some of our publications or need to initiate discussions about your needs please contact us at 217-359-4053.
Illinois Crop Improvement is an association that is only as strong as its membership. If you have an interest in Illinois Crop Improvement please join us by becoming an associate member. Associate members receive the Illinois Seed News as well as special publications, announcements, annual meeting information and various other meeting information. Simply print and mail the completed Associate Membership Application along with your check for $40 to Illinois Crop Improvement Association, Inc., PO Box 9013, Champaign, IL 61826-9013.
Field Services Team
Illinois Crop has a full time Certified Genetic Technologist (CGT), a full time technician and a part time staff of 35 to 40 field inspectors. Field inspectors are responsible for inspecting, auditing or performing client specified services. Multi-state programs are also coordinated through the field services department.
Doug Miller, Seed Technology Manager assists the department as a Registered Genetic Technologist and Plant Pathologist (MS Kansas State).
The Field Services staff is always available to answer questions and explore opportunities. 217-359-4053