Seed Directory

Agri Pro Branson Soft Red Winter Wheat

BRANSON (Protected Variety) is a high yielding, white chaffed soft red wheat variety from AgriPro. Branson is moderately resistant to septoria leaf blotch, stripe rust and powdery mildew. Branson may only be sold as a class of certified seed.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton ** 989-593-3453

**Please Contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information.

Agri Pro SY100 Soft Red Winter Wheat

SY100 (Protected Variety) is a soft red winter wheat with medium maturity, white chaff, awnletted, and high yielding ability. SY100 is moderately resistant to stripe rust, powdery mildew and BYD virus.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton ** 989-593-3453

**Please Contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information.

Agri Pro SY547 Soft Red Winter Wheat

AGRI PRO SY547 (Protected Variety) is a soft red winter wheat bred and developed by Syngenta Seeds, Inc. and released in 2014. It was selected for average height, earlier than average maturity, above average test weight, and is medium in height. It has tested above average resistance to powdery mildew, soilborne mosaic virus and Septoria nordorum. It has tested average tolerance to current races of strip & leaf rust and Fusarium head blight. It is known to be moderately susceptible to barley yellow dwarf virus. It may only be sold as a class of Certified Seed.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton ** 989-593-3453

**Please Contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information.

Sunburst Soft Red Winter Wheat

SUNBURST (Protected Variety), is a soft red winter wheat developed by the Sunbeam Extract Co. Sunburst is an awnless, high yielding short stature variety with excellent straw strength. Sunburst was selected due to its excellent winter hardiness, excellent test weight, high yield potential, good scab resistance, and leaf stripe rust resistance.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 40 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 45 989-763-5234
Steenbergh Farms Sanilac 40 810-837-0331
Voyce Farms Calhoun 42 269-729-5503
Witt Seed Farm Lenawee 35 517-443-5520
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 66 989-723-1886


Quality Assurance Program for Wheat

The following wheat was inspected to insure that quality standards were met to produce high quality seed.

MCIA Flipper Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA Flipper is a white chaffed, awnless, high yielding soft red winter wheat brand. It is an early line with an excellent disease package and wide adaptability. It has good resistance to stripe rust and scab. MCIA Flipper has a great sprouting score and short straw, stands well.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farms Washtenaw 32 734-662-8085
Eickholt Seed Farm Saginaw 117 989-277-7068
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 30 989-506-6130
Wittstock Bros. St. Clair 35 810-334-7200

MCIA Harpoon Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA Harpoon is a white chaffed, awnless, high yielding soft red winter wheat brand. It is an early line with an excellent disease package and wide adaptability. It has good resistance to stripe rust and scab

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 67 989-529-8829

MCIA Jonah Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA Jonah is a new high yielding red wheat line. MCIA Jonah was the top yielding red wheat in the 2018 yield trials. It is non-bearded and medium maturity. MCIA Jonah is a taller line, which makes it a good candidate for those who are looking for straw production.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farm Washtenaw 29 734-323-1995
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 164 989-723-1886

MCIA Marlin Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA MARLIN is a medium maturity with shortstraw, non-bearded, soft red winter wheat. MCIA Marlin has a good disease package and is a consistently high yielding line. It has good adaptability and yields well on various soil types. It is a proven winner ranking #1 in MSU Yield Trials and highest three-year average in 2022 MSU Yield Trials.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farm Washtenaw 13 734-323-1995
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 55 989-593-3453
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 60 734-755-8481
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 61 989-529-8829

MCIA Red Dragon Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA RED DRAGON is awnless, white chaffed, soft red winter wheat brand. It is a mid-early line with an excellent disease package and wide adaptability. It has both good straw and grain yields.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
C3 Farms Berrien 20 269-362-2059
J&D Ellenberger Farm Presque Isle 22 989-619-4524
Onweller Farms Lenawee 63 517-458-7033
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 97 989-723-1886

 

MCIA Whale Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA WHALE is an awnless high yielding soft red winter wheat brand. It has resistance to leaf rust and stripe rust. MCIA Whale has large heads and good winter hardiness

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 90 734-755-8481
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 40 989-529-8829
Wittstock Bros. St. Clair 33 810-334-7200

MCIA Wharf Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA Wharf  is a non-bearded, high yielding red wheat variety. It is a very short variety, medium season maturity, with excellent yield and good standability. It had the highest two-year average in the 2022 MSU red wheat trials.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 142 989-593-3453
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 80 734-755-8481
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 82 989-529-8829
Witt Seed Farm Lenawee 29 517-443-5520
Wittstock Bros. St. Clair 26 810-334-7200
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 85 989-723-1886

 

DF Seeds had the following red wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • DF 112R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 119R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 121R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 131R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

Please contact DF Seeds for more information on these Brands at 517-623-6161.

Irrer Seed Farm had the following red wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • ISF 190 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 780 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 790 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 2319 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 6771 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

Please contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information on these Brands at 989-593-3453.

C3 Seeds had the following red wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • Spitfire Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

Please contact C3 Seeds, Carl Wagner for more information on this Brand at 269-362-2059.

AC Mountain Soft White Winter Wheat

AC MOUNTAIN, is a soft white winter wheat developed in Canada and obtained through SECAN. AC Mountain is high yielding variety with good lodging resistance. It has moderate resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 18 989-529-8829

Ambassador Soft White Winter Wheat

AMBASSADOR (Patented Variety) is a short to medium, early maturing, white chaffed awnleted, high yielding soft white winter wheat with excellent winter hardiness.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
DF Seeds, Inc. Ingham ** 517-623-6161

**Ambassador is exclusively released and marketed by the above company and their distributors.

Jupiter Soft White Winter Wheat

JUPITER (Protected Variety) is an awnletted, bronze chaffed, high yielding soft white winter wheat with excellent winter hardiness. Jupiter is broadly adapted and has a great disease resistance package.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Cooperative Elevator Huron 75 989-453-4500
Houghtaling Farms Tuscola 77 989-233-6292
North Star Seeds Huron 42 989-738-7518
Star of The West Tuscola 50 989-868-4186
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 104 989-723-1886

Moonlight Soft White Winter Wheat

Moonlight is a white wheat variety from MSU, which has been licensed by MCIA. Moonlight is non-bearded, has excellent yield, and responds very well to high management.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Cooperative Elevator Huron 59 989-453-4500
Garner Farms Tuscola 40 989-823-8814
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 15 989-529-8829
Star of The West/Richville Tuscola 39 989-868-4186

Whitetail Soft White Winter Wheat

Whitetail (Protected Variety) is an early maturing white wheat line with excellent yield potential. Whitetail is a short variety with very low DON scores. Whitetail also exhibits excellent milling and baking scores.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Cooperative Elevator Huron 314 989-453-4500
Dreher Farms Sanilac 73 989-917-0058
Harrington Seeds, Inc Tuscola 101 989-868-4750
Harrington, Brent Tuscola 20 989-670-1190
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 46 989-506-6130
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 134 989-593-3453
North Star Seeds Huron 33 989-738-7518
Schumacher Farms Bay 11 989-415-0513
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 18 989-763-5234
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 80 989-723-1886

Quality Assurance Program for White Wheat

The following companies had wheat lines inspected for quality assurance my MCIA. Please contact the companies listed below for information on the brand listed under their name.

DF Seeds, Inc. had the following white wheat inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • DF261W, DF271W Brands, Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact DF Seeds, Inc. for more information on these Brands at 517-623-6161.

Irrer Seed Farm had the following white wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • 9242W, 9313W, AM2050W, ISF1115, Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information on these Brands at 989-593-3453.

Star of the West, Richville had the following white wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • AM Mackinaw and AM Piston, Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact Star of the West, Richville for more information on these Brands at 989-868-4186.

Star of the West, Bad Axe had the following white wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • AM2050W, Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact Star of the West, Bad Axe for more information on these Brands at 989-269-5735.

Wheeler Rye

Wheeler is a tetraploid rye variety released from the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station. It is a later maturing than Balboa, is leafier, and produces more forage. Wheeler performs very well in other states.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 231 989-862-4686

841446398 Triticale

841446398 is an awnletted triticale developed by Northern Agri-Brands. 841446398 was selected for its lodging resistance, substantially higher seed yields, and high silage forage yield.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 387 989-862-4686

946802617 Triticale

946802617 is a winter triticale developed by Northern Agri-Brands. 946802617 was selected for its winter-hardiness, high vegetative forage yield, high boot stage silage yield and early maturity.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 140 989-862-4686
Quarterline Farms Allegan 92 616-836-8478
Timmer Family Farms Allegan 20 616-218-2210

Antigo Oats

(Protected Variety)
Antigo is an early maturing variety with excellent yield potential and high test weight. Antigo is moderately resistant to crown rust and showed low crown rust infection levels.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
King Farms Schoolcraft UP 10 906-341-5837

Esker Oats

(Protected Variety)
Esker is a mid-season yellow oat with consistently high grain yields. Esker is resistant to crown rust and has good tolerance to BYD Virus.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
King Farms Schoolcraft UP 18 906-341-5837

Goliath Oats

(Protected Variety)
Goliath is a late maturing white hulled, very tall oat that works well as a silage oat. Goliath is resistant to BYDV, crown rust, stem rust, and smut.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
King Farms Schoolcraft UP 7 906-341-5837

Hayden Oats

(Protected Variety)
Hayden is a mid to late maturing variety with excellent yield potential and high test weight. Hayden is resistant to smut, moderately resistant to barley yellow dwarf virus and moderately susceptible to crown rust.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Harrington Seeds, Inc. Tuscola 41 989-868-4750
King Farms Schoolcraft UP 13 906-341-5837
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 65 989-529-8829
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 94 989-723-1886

Horsepower White Oats

(Protected Variety)
Horsepower is an early to mid-season white oat variety. Horsepower has exceptionally high yield potential and outstanding strong straw strength. It is moderately resistant to crown rust, smut, and BYDV.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Washtenaw 39 734-323-1995
Rodney Kiger Farms* Clinton 13 989-862-5637
Penzien, David Lapeer 51 810-724-0021

*Certified Organic Seed

Ida White Oats

(Protected Variety)
Ida, a white oat released from Michigan State University, is a medium-height oat with good test weight, lodging resistance, resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus and some resistance to rust.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Arkwood, Todd Presque Isle 18 989-306-0749
C3 Seeds Berrien 15 269-362-2059
Dreher Farms Sanilac 32 989-917-0058
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 38 989-644-2268
J & D Ellenberger Farms Presque Isle 24 989-619-4524
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 34 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 45 989-463-2822
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 96 989-723-1886

Quality Assurance Field Inspection Program

The following companies have produced seed under the Quality Assurance Program providing an unbiased quality control system of field inspection, laboratory testing for brands. Seed carrying the green “QA” tag has met the minimum genetic standards of not more than 0.5% off-type plants or seeds based on the breeder’s agronomic description.

Participation in this program is voluntary and illustrates these companies’ efforts to use effective quality control in seed production, conditioning and marketing. The services and records generated under this system provide quality assurance for every customer.

For more information regarding specific products produced under the Quality Assurance program, please contact the participating company.

Quality Assurance Producers and a List of Oat Brands in the Quality Assurance Program

Farmer Phone
Stolzfus, Stephen 231-734-9745
Jerry Oats

LCS Calypso Winter Barley

LCS Calypso is a two rowed winter barley variety with high yielding ability. It has good lodging resistance and test weight. LCS Calypso has a very good disease package with powdery mildew resistance and tolerance to net blotch and scab. It has good winter hardiness.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
C3 Seeds Berrien 13 269-362-2059

Bowers Spring Barley

Bowers is a high yielding spring feed barley with medium maturing variety and good lodging resistance. Bowers is resistant to mildew, stem rust, spot blotch and net blotch.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Harrington Seeds Tuscola 60 989-868-4750
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 55 989-644-2268
Prusakiewicz Farms Otsego 16 989-732-2808
Stuckey, Richard* Gratiot 4 989-463-1352

*Certified Organic Seed

Kewaunee Spring Barley

(Protected Variety)

Kewaunee, a high yielding barley developed at the University of Wisconsin – Madison, exhibits high grain yields, lodging resistance, smooth awns and is considered a feed-type barley.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
J & D Ellenberger Farms Presque Isle 13 989-619-4524

LCS Odyssey Spring Barley

LCS Odyssey is a two-rowed spring barley with late maturity, good lodging resistance, and an excellent disease package. LCS Odyssey has very high grain yields. Odyssey has good grain characteristics and is approved for brewing and distilling by the American Malting Barley Association.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
C3 Seeds Berrien 15 269-362-2059

Rasmusson Spring Barley

(Protected Variety)
Rasmusson is a short six-rowed spring barley variety with good lodging resistance and very high grain yields. Rasmusson has medium maturity and an excellent disease package.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 25 989-529-8829

Coho Light Red Kidney Beans

(PVP Applied For)
‘COHO’ is a new erect, high-yielding light red kidney bean variety from Michigan State University (MSU) that exhibits better dry down at maturity. This full-season maturing variety has a determinate bush growth habit more suited for traditional pulling and windrowing harvest methods. ‘Coho’ is resistant to strains of bean common mosaic virus (BCMV), strains of common bacterial blight (CBB) and Fusarium root rot present in Michigan. ‘Coho’ is equivalent to the industry standards, ‘Clouseau’ and ‘CELRK’ in canning.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Stratton Farms Montcalm 14

Montcalm Dark Red Kidney Beans

Montcalm has a bush type growth habit with white flowers, and good lodging resistance. Montcalm exhibits resistance to Halo Blight, Bean Common Mosaic Virus and Alpha anthracnose, while being tolerant to common blight, air pollution and rust. Montcalm has excellent canning and salad quality.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Hawks Bean Co. Presque Isle 39 989-734-2584
Sumerix Farms Alpena 105 989-379-2721

Red Cedar Dark Red Kidney Beans

(PVP Applied For)
Red Cedar, released by Michigan State University is a high yielding variety with an upright bush growth habit and resistance to lodging. Red Cedar is a full season maturity with resistance to BCMV and CBB, and Races 73 of anthracnose. Red Cedar has some tolerance to root diseases.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Sumerix Farms Alpena 70 989-379-2721

Red Hawk Dark Red Kidney Beans

(Protected Variety)
Red Hawk, released by Michigan State University is a high yielding variety with an upright bush growth habit, full season maturity, resistance to Races 7 and 73 of anthracnose. It has excellent canning quality.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Sumerix Farms Alpena 40 989-379-2721

Snowdon White Kidney Beans

(Protected Variety)

Snowdon is a new high yielding, early season white kidney bean variety developed by Michigan State University’s dry bean breeding program. Snowdon exhibits uniform maturity along with good dry down. It is resistant to strains of Anthracnose, rust and mosaic virus common in Michigan. Snowdon has large white seed size with acceptable canning quality.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Blanchard Bean Co. Isabella 50 989-561-2510

Cayenne Small Red Bean

(PVP Applied For)
Cayenne is a new upright high yielding small red bean developed by Michigan State University’s dry bean breeding program. Cayenne matures in 97 days, has excellent dry down and is suited for direct harvest. It has good white mold avoidance and is resistant to strains of bean common mosaic virus and common bacterial blight. Cayenne has excellent canning quality and retains its red color following canning.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Penzien, David Lapeer 17 810-724-0021

Adams Black Beans

(PVP Applied For)
Adams has been consistently one of the top yielding black varieties in Michigan yield trials. It is an upright plant with resistance to both anthracnose races 73 and 109. Adams exhibits a favorable high pod placement in the canopy and has acceptable overall canning quality.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Brockway Organics* St. Clair 70 810-304-0170
Dreher Farms Sanilac 100 989-917-0058
Garner Farms Tuscola 31 989-823-8814
Harrington Seeds, Inc* Tuscola 196 989-868-4750
Lutz Farm, LLC Huron 135 989-553-4787
Penzien, David Lapeer 46 810-724-0021
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 94 989-529-8829

*Certified Organic Seed

Zenith Black Beans

(Protected Variety)
Zenith is an upright, full season cultivar with anthracnose resistance and excellent canning quality. Zenith combines very high yield potential with erect architecture with high pod placement and resistance to lodging. Zenith is suitable for direct harvesting under narrow row production systems. Zenith carries the single dominant hypersensitive I gene for resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus (BCMV). Zenith retains its black color when canned and was rated highest in canned bean color in the black bean seed class.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Boulder Ridge Farms Presque Isle 12 989-619-1234
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 33 989-529-8829
Sumerix Farms Alpena 63 989-379-2721

 

Summit Soybeans

Summit is a high yielding conventional variety released by the Ohio State University. Summit has a 2.6 relative maturity and has multiple Rps genes to give it broad resistance to Phytophthora root rot.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
C3 Seeds Berrien 6 269-362-2059

Vinton 81 Soybeans

Vinton 81, a Group 1 maturity, with purple flowers, gray pubescence, tan pods at maturity, and yellow hila. Vinton 81 is a large seeded specialty soybean cultivar with high protein, used in edible soybean products.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Kimerer Farms Lenawee 25 517-451-2021

Wyandot 14 Soybeans

Wyandot 14 is an indeterminate late group II variety released by the Ohio State University with high yield and good lodging resistance. Wyandot 14 possess the Rps3a allele for resistance to phytophthora root rot. Wyandot 14 has white flowers, gray pubescence, brown pods and yellow hila.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
C3 Seeds Berrien 4 269-362-2059

Quality Assurance Field Inspection Program

The following companies have produced seed under the Quality Assurance Program providing an unbiased quality control system of field inspection, laboratory testing for brands. Seed carrying the green “QA” tag has met the minimum genetic standards of not more than 0.5% off-type plants or seeds based on the breeder’s agronomic description.

Participation in this program is voluntary and illustrates these companies’ efforts to use effective quality control in seed production, conditioning and marketing. The services and records generated under this system provide quality assurance for every customer.

For more information regarding specific products produced under the Quality Assurance program, please contact the participating company.

Quality Assurance Producers and a List of Soybean Brands in the Quality Assurance Program

Farmer Phone
Ag Armour Seeds 989-640-7814
AA 1922E3; AA2019LL/GT27; AA 2021E3
Citizens LLC 517-541-1449
NG9425; NG9430
C3 Seeds 269-362-2059
C3 2418; C3 2918
D.F. Seeds, Inc 517-623-6161
See DF Seeds for their complete line up
Garner Farms 989-823-8814
Denmark Diamond
Hauck Seed Farm 989-644-2268
Bio Gene – BG9200E3
Irrer Seed Farm 989-593-3453
See Irrer Seed Farm for their complete line up
Kimerer Farms 989-429-2889
Power D3
Shaffer, Darwin 989-463-2822
Bio Gene – BG9200E3
Witt Seed Farm 517-443-5520
WS2702; MCIA 2319LLGT; MCIA 2520LLGT; MCIA 2820LLGT
Wittstock Brothers 810-395-2465
MCIA 2119LLGT; MCIA 2121LLGT; MCIA 2212LL
Zeeland Farm Services 616-748-1835
ZFS1721; ZFS2221; ZFS24019HO; ZFS2521HO; ZFS2721HO; ZFS2819HO
Zmitko Farms 989-723-1886
Bio Gene – BG9200 E3; BG PE 1501; MSU 14077

MCIA performed Certified Noxious Weed Seed Free Mulch inspections on the following producers:

This voluntary certification program is designed to assure that forage and mulch sold with proper certification identification meets minimum standards designed to limit the spread of noxious weeds. These certification standards comply with Regional Weed Free Forage Certification Standards developed by the Regional Weed Free Forage Committee of the North America Weed Management Association. Forage and mulch certified under the Michigan Crop Improvement Association’s certification program with proper certification markings attached will be eligible to be shipped into restricted areas in the United States and Canada. The following is a list of producers of certified noxious weed seed free forage and mulch.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Murphy Farms, LLC Livingston 147 517-206-7377
Hecht, Darwin Tuscola 60 989-239-4402
Prusakiewicz Farms Otsego 40 989-732-2808

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