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

Agri Pro SY 100 Soft Red Winter Wheat

SY 100 is a new soft red winter wheat variety developed by Syngenta/Agri Pro. Please contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information 989-593-3453.

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

Agri Pro SY 547 Soft Red Winter Wheat

SY 547 is a new soft red winter wheat variety developed by Syngenta/Agri Pro. Please contact Irrer Seed Farm for more information 989-593-3453.

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

Hopewell Soft Red Winter Wheat

HOPEWELL (Protected Variety), released by Ohio Foundation Seeds, has a juvenile growth habit, plant color is dark green at boot stage, spikes are erect and beardless, and chaff is red at maturity. Hopewell has excellent straw strength, yield and test weight. Hopewell is resistance to Wheat Spindle Streak virus and has adult plant resistance to powdery mildew.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farm of Auburn Bay 20 989-529-8829

Sunburst Soft Red Winter Wheat

SUNBURST (Protected Variety PVP94)is a soft red winter wheat variety obtained through Central Ohio Seed Testing. Sunburst is a 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 laef stripe rust resistance.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 49 734-269-2205
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 33 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 29 989-763-5234
Steenbergh Farms Sanilac 33 810-387-3133
Voyce Farms Calhoun 38 269-729-5503
Witt Seed Farm Lenawee 77 517-443-5520
Wonderland Farm Eaton 29 517-663-3718
Woods Seed Farm Lenawee 67 517-206-3735
** Organically produced

Starburst Soft Red Winter Wheat

STARBURST (Protected Variety PVP94)is a new soft red winter wheat variety with medium maturity, short height, high yielding and excellent test weight. Starburst has very good resistance to powdery mildew, stripe rust and leaf rust. Starburst is moderately resistant to Fusarium Head Blight.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 32 989-529-8829
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 82 989-723-1886

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 yeilding soft red winter wheat brand. MCIA Flipper is an early line with an excellent disease package and wide adaptability.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farms Washtenaw 27 734-662-8085
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 76 989-593-3453
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 40 734-269-2205
Penzein, David Lapeer 8 810-724-0021
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 30 989-529-8829
Witt Seed Farm Lenawee 30 517-443-5520
Wittstock Bros. St. Clair 36 810-334-7200

MCIA Harpoon Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA Harpoon is a white chaffed, awnless, high yeilding soft red winter wheat brand. MCIA Harpoon 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
Penzein, David Lapeer 55 810-724-0021
Witt Seed Farm Lenawee 40 517-443-5520

MCIA Red Devil Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA RED DEVIL is a new awned, white chaffed, soft red winter wheat brand. It has resistance to powdery mildew and stripe rust. It is a short wheat with very good test weight and winter hardiness.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
B & B Farms Sanilac 20 810-387-4219
Lester Farm Sanilac 23 810-334-4995
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 64 989-529-8829
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 80 989-723-1886

MCIA Red Dragon Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA RED DRAGON is a new 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 yield.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farms Washtenaw 26 734-662-8085
Ableidinger, Todd Montmorency 55 989-350-5637
C3 Farms Berrien 18 269-362-2059
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 78 989-593-3453
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 80 734-269-2205
Onweller, Kirk Lenawee 68 517-458-7033
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 130 989-723-1886

MCIA Whale Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

MCIA WHALE is a new awnless high yielding soft red winter wheat brand. MCIA WHALE is resistant to leaf rust and stripe rust. MCIA WHALE has large heads and good winter hardiness

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Metz Seed Farm Monroe 80 734-269-2205
Penzein, David Lapeer 20 810-724-0021
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 35 989-529-8829
Voyce Farms Calhoun 42 269-729-5503
Wittstock Bros. St. Clair 36 810-334-7200
Woods Seed Farm Lenawee 17 517-206-3735

Nutrien Ag Solutions had the following red wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • 9223 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • 9552 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

Please contact Nutrien Ag Solutions for more information on these Brand at 989-662-0000.

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

  • DF 105R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 109R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 112R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • DF 118R Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

Please contact Chris Varner 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.

  • Agrimax 413 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • Agrimax 438 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • Agrimax 473 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 450 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 707 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 718 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • ISF 727 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat
  • 6771 Brand Soft Red Winter Wheat

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

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

  • L11418 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 new soft white winter wheat developed in Canada and obtained through SECAN. AC Mountain is high yielding with good lodging resistance. It does have moderate resistance to barley yellow dwarf virus.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farms Washtenaw 8 734-662-8085
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 160 989-593-3453
Lauwers Farms Lapeer 18 810-614-8370
North Star Seeds Huron 4 989-738-7518
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 50 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 8 989-763-5234
Star of The West Tuscola 73 989-868-4186
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 107 989-723-1886

Agri Pro Sy912 Soft White Winter Wheat

SY912 has medium early maturity with above average test weight. It has above average resistance to Fusarium head blight, powdery mildew, stripe rust and leaf rust. Please cantact Syngenta Seeds, Inc. for more information.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Cooperative Evelator Co. Huron *** 989-453-4500
*** SY 901 is exclusively marketed by the above company.

Agri Pro W 1062 Soft White Winter Wheat

W 1062 is a soft white winter wheat variety developed by AgriPro that has good winter hardiness, sprout tolerance, very good straw variety, high yielding and is adapted to varying soil types. Please cantact Syngenta Seeds, Inc. for more information.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Cooperative Evelator Co. Huron *** 989-453-4500
*** W 1062 is exclusively marketed by the above company.

Ambassador (E0028) Soft White Winter Wheat

AMBASSADOR, 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 marketed by the above company.

E 6012 Soft White Winter Wheat

E 6012, is a short, awned, white chaffed, soft white winter wheat with good test weight. E 6012 has improved scab tolerance and reduced DON levels.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Little Creeks Ingham 32 517-449-9083
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 56 989-723-1886

MCIA Venus Soft White Winter Wheat

MCIA VENUS (Protected Variety) is an early, short, awned, white chaffed, soft white winter wheat with good test weight. MCIA Venus has good tolerance to stripe rust, scab, and BYD virus.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Little Creeks Ingham 33 517-449-9083
Schmidt Farms/Auburn Bay 16 989-529-8829

Jupiter Soft White Winter Wheat

JUPITER (Protected Variety) is a beardless, bronze chaffed, high yielding soft white winter wheat with excellent winter hardiness. Jupiter is broadly adapted and has resistance/tolerance to many plant diseases.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
A & K Seed Farms Washtenaw 24 734-662-8085
Cooperative Elevator Huron 541 989-453-4500
Dreher Farms Sanilac 25 989-917-0058
Ellenberger farm Presque Isle 24 989-619-4524
Farmers Coop Huron 41 989-874-4200
Harrington Seeds, Inc. Tuscola 80 989-868-4750
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 100 989-644-2268
Houghtaling Farms Tuscola 88 989-662-2695
Irrer Seed Farm Clinton 292 989-593-3453
Little Creeks Ingham 19 517-449-9083
North Star Seeds Huron 38 989-738-7518
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 90 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 35 989-763-5234
Star of The West Tuscola 164 989-868-4186
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 78 989-723-1886

Quality Assurance Program for Wheat

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

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

  • DF 218W Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact Chris Varner for more information on this Brand at 517-623-6161.

Nutrien Ag Solutions had the following white wheat brands inspected for quality assurance by MCIA.

  • 9242W Brand Soft White Winter Wheat

Please contact Nutrien Ag Solutions for more information on these Brand at 989-662-0000.

Maton Rye

Maton rye was jointly released by the Oklahoma Agricultural Experiment Station and the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation. It is widely adapted and has excellent tillering. Maton combines superior early forage production and increased total forage yield. Maton offers increased grain yields and improved disease tolerance particularly to leaf rust, septoria leaf blotch and anthracnose.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 36 989-862-4686

Wheeler Rye

Wheeler is a tetraploid rye variety released from the Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station in 1971. It is a cross between Gator cereal rye from Florida and a perennial oriental rye. Wheeler is a vigorous grower – 1 to 2 weeks later than Balboa, is leafier, and has produced 14% more forage in 4 years of testing at East Lansing, and Lake City.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 190 989-862-4686

618491726 Triticale

618491726 is an awnless triticale developed by Northern Agri-Brands. It was selected for its awnless characteristic, increased grain yield, silage yield and increased stripe rust tolerance.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Moore Seed Farm Clinton 86 989-862-4686

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 150 989-862-4686

946802617 Triticale

946802617 is a winter triticale developed by Northern Agri-Brands. It 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 70 989-862-4686

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 15 906-341-5837

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 28 906-341-5837

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 32 989-868-4750
King Farms Schoolcraft UP 21 906-341-5837
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 98 989-529-8829
Stuckey, Richard Gratiot 8* 989-463-1352
Zmitko Farms Shiawassee 100 989-723-1886

*Certified Organic Seed

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 28 734-323-1995
Hang Over Hops Bay 10 989-205-1660
Penzien, David Lapeer 65 810-724-0021

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 15 989-306-0749
Dreher Farms Sanilac 22 989-917-0058
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 79 989-644-2268
J & D Ellenberger Farms Farms Presque Isle 16 989-619-4524
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 35 989-529-8829
Shaffer, Darwin Gratiot 45 989-463-2822
Zmitko, George Shiawassee 98 989-723-1886

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
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 10 989-529-8829
C3 Seeds Berrien 7 269-362-2059

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 39 989-868-4750
Hauck Seed Farm Isabella 60 989-644-2268
J&D Ellenberger Farms Presque Isle 16 989-619-4524
Prusakiewicz Farms Otsego 15 989-732-2808

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
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 25 989-529-8829

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 19 989-529-8829

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 45 989-734-2584
Sumerix Farms Alpena 85 989-379-2721

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 75 989-379-2721

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
Cook, Joe Alpena 50 989-464-5375
Sumerix Farms Alpena 85 989-379-2721

Alpena Navy Beans

(Protected Variety)
Alpena is an upright, mid-season cultivar with uniform dry down at harvest. Alpena combines high yield potential with erect architecture and high pod placement making it suitable for direct harvesting under narrow row production systems. The upright architecture also contributes to avoidance of white mold. Alpena carries the single dominant hypersensitive I gene form of resistance to Bean Common Mosaic Virus. Alpena produces seed that meets the industry standards for dry packaging and has excellent canning quality.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Garner Farms Tuscola 77 989-823-8814
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 50 989-529-8829

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 20 810-724-0021

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
Ableidinger, Todd Montmorency 39 989-350-5637
Boulder Ridge Farms Presque Isle 16 989-619-1234
Dreher Farms Sanilac 131 989-917-0058
Harrington Seeds, Inc. Tuscola 167* 989-868-4750
Lutz Farms Huron 76 989-553-4787
Penzien, David Lapeer 41 810-724-0021
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 77 989-529-8829
Sumerix Farms Alpena 60 989-379-2721

* Certified Organic Seed

Zorro Black Beans

(Protected Variety)
Zorro is a mid season variety with upright indeterminate growth habit and excellent yielding ability. Zorro is resistant to BCMV and bacterial blight, while having some tolerance to white mold.

GROWER COUNTY ACRES PHONE
Schmidt Farms of Auburn Bay 30 989-529-8829

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 1520E3; AA 1521E3; AA2019LL/GT27; AA 2021E3; AA2521E3
B & B Farms 810-387-4219
BioGene – BG7230RR2Y; BG8210EX
Citizens LLC 517-541-1449
NG9430
C3 Seeds 269-362-2059
E 12076T; MSU 14077
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 – BG7180RR2
Irrer Seed Farm 989-593-3453
See Irrer Seed Farm for their complete line up
Kimerer Farms 989-429-2889
Power D3
M & W Seeds 517-206-3735
20L69LLGT; 21E26; 23T88GTLL; 25E25; 26M81; 26T32GTLL; 28T76GT27; 29E85; 30L10GTLL
Shaffer, Darwin 989-463-2822
Bio Gene – BG9200E3
Witt Seed Farm 517-443-5520
WS2702; MCIA 2319LLGT; MCIA 2519LLGT; MCIA 28209LLGT
Wittstock Brothers 810-395-2465
MCIA 2212LL; MCIA 2119LLGT
Zeeland Farm Services 616-748-1835
ZFS1326; ZFS1721; ZFS1821; ZFS24019HO; ZFS2819HO
Zmitko Farms 989-723-1886
Bio Gene – BG7110RR2; BG7171RR2; BG7192RR2Y; BG9200 E3; MCIA 2212LL; MSU 14077

Lancer Perennial Pea

Lancer perennial pea has broadly winged stems and petioles, leathery and veiny leaves and stipules, and odorless, white to deep purple flowers. The pods are 6-9 cm long with smooth dorsal suture and the large seeds are tuberculate. Lancer has tendrils, can climb, is compatible with other legumes and fixes nitrogen, increasing ground cover density in erosion control plants.

MCIA performed Source ID inspections on the following native grasses production sites.

Producer Species
NRCS-PMC Big Bluestem
(Southlow Michigan Germplasm)

Those interested in purchasing the above Source Identified native species should contact the producers listed below.

Questions on MCIAs Source Identified program can be answered by calling the MCIA office.

Rose Lake NRCS Plant Materials Center
7472 Stoll Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823
Phone: 517-641-6300

MCIA performed Certified Noxious Weed Seed Free Mulch inspections on the following producers in 2017

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 PHONE
King Farms Schoolcraft 906-341-5837
Ken Landsburg Sanilac 810-404-9161
Murphy Farms Livingston 517-223-3853
Shrontz Farms Eaton 269-789-0655

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