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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 2. Agriculture
Agency 10. State Certified Seed Board
Chapter 10. Rules and Regulations Providing for the Certification of Seeds and Other Materials Used for Plant Propagation Purposes

2VAC10-10-210. Requirements for bulk certification in Virginia.

A. All field and seed standards applying to bagged seed shall also apply to seed sold in bulk.

B. Only small grains, corn and soybeans can be sold in bulk.

C. No foundation or registered seed shall be sold in bulk.

D. There will be only two transfers of bulk seed:

1. From the grower to the processor

2. From the processor to the field

E. There will be no interstate movement of bulk seed unless approved by the association and the cooperating state.

F. Retail seed outlets handling bulk seed shall be approved by the certification agency on a yearly basis. Inspections will be made of handling, storage and processing facilities.

G. All bins shall be clearly marked to show crop and variety and separate bins shall be available for each variety.

H. A bulk sale certificate shall be issued for each bulk sale and the white copy of this form sent to the certification agency within 10 days after the sale.

I. The following records shall be maintained and be available for inspection upon request by the certification agency:

1. Amount of certified seed grown and processed for bulk sale.

2. Amount of certified seed sold by variety and lot number.

3. Current inventory of seed available for sale of each variety.

J. No certification tags are to be issued when certified seed is sold in bulk.

K. Bulk sale certificate forms are available at the association office.

Statutory Authority

§§ 3.2-4024 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR172-01-01 § 9, eff. April 1980.

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