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Lab Services

Confidence, Accuracy and Reliability Through Accreditation

Whether you’re looking for a reliable third-party testing resource or a complete turnkey quality system, Illinois Crop Improvement Association can provide and manage all the lab services you need for purity, composition, and performance.

ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Accredited

Experience an optimum level of quality assurance by virtue of the fact that Illinois Crop Improvement Association has earned ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accreditation. This standard applies criteria specifically developed to determine technical competence, ensuring precise, accurate test and calibration data. Click on the hyperlink below to view our certificate.

Lab Services
Lab Services

Registered Seed Technologists (RST)

Steve Beals, Seed Lab Director

Eunsoo Choe, Ph.D., Analyst

Registered Genetic Technologists (RGT)

Doug Miller, CEO

AOCS Member

Melissa Salazar, IPG Laboratory Scientist

Certification & Service Program Accreditations

Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA) Member

National Seed Health System (NSHS) Field Inspection Accreditations for specific crops

Accredited Grader – Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)

Canada Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Officially-Recognized Seed Testing Laboratory

North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA) Weed Free Forage and Gravel WFF&G Partner Agency

Access your test results online

Your seed lab and grain lab results are available online within minutes of analysis, and emails notify you when samples are received and new results are available. See a demo by clicking on “Login Online Results” under the Customer Login to your left.

You are welcome to visit

Virtual tours of the Illinois Crop’s facilities are available. Contact us for a virtual tour or online training session on seed certification, sampling, and related topics.