The MCIA Office will be closed in observance of Labor Day on Monday, September 4th.
In today’s world everything is becoming more and more specialized. Seed testing is no different. Training is necessary to be proficient in current testing procedures. The Society of Commercial Seed Technologists (SCST) and Association of Official Seed Analysts (AOSA) are organizations of official professionals in the seed testing industry. They have high standards for members… Continue reading
This year, America will celebrate its 247th birthday from being independent from Great Britain. The MCIA Office will be open Monday, July 3rd and closed Tuesday, July 4th. Everyone have a safe weekend!
Grain inspections are here; inspectors are out in the field ensuring that each variety is showing its true characteristics. In each field, inspectors must check isolation borders, weed and disease control, if any forbidden crops are present in the field, as well as taking 1,000 plant counts to check the variety. In the field below,… Continue reading
Thank you to all the men & women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The MCIA Office will be closed on Monday, May 29th.
We are now offering making payments online through our website! If you would like to pay your invoices online, please go to michcrop.com. On the top of the page, there will be a “Pay an Invoice” button. Press that and it will bring you to an area to enter all of your information needed to… Continue reading
A huge thank-you to everyone that attended our Annual Meeting! As always, it is so great to see everyone and catch up on the latest crop plans for this season or meet someone new. We had a great turnout and even better line-up of guest speakers. Our guest speakers include: Dr. Eric Olson – MSU… Continue reading
Did you know you can now order tags online through your customer portal on Michigan Crop Improvement’s Crop Data website? This feature has been tested and is now available to our customers. Once your samples tests have been completed, you can place your tag order with the number of tags, the weight, the germination, shipping… Continue reading
The fast green test is used in seed corn to detect damage to the pericarp (seed coat), with a quick one-day turn around for accurate test results. This test provides useful insight regarding both, seed conditioning and starter fertilizer. If seed corn was harvested at a higher moisture content, more threshing is required, leading to… Continue reading