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CSGA – Department of Soil & Crop Sci., CSU

Fort Collins, CO 80523-1170


New Location: Colorado Seed LabARDEC

4616 NE Frontage Road Fort Collins, CO 80524 (Mailing and Shipping!)

The Colorado Seed Growers Association is a non-profit educational and service organization, authorized by Cooperative Extension of Colorado State University as the official seed certifying agency in Colorado. The Colorado Seed Growers Association is a member of the Association of Official Seed Certifying Agencies (AOSCA), and is located on the Colorado State University campus in Fort Collins.


2019 CSGA and CSIA Joint Annual Meeting – December 12th and 13th at the Hilton Fort Collins – Prospect Road

Registration Form           Sponsor Form

Final Schedule – 2019 Joint Annual Meeting

NEW!  Fall 2019 Seed Directory

Spring 2019 Seed Directory

2019 Wheat Field Days Schedule!

2019 Field Application Packet: Annual Crops    Perennial Crops

STEP Program Press Release April 2019 – Seed Analyst Training

2018 Spring Directory

2017 Fall Directory

CSGA Standards Book 2017

Classification of Varieties by Seed Use

It Pays to Plant the Best

Certified Seed is field inspected … to ensure genetic identity. All seed is not equal. Plant breeders invest about ten years to develop a new variety. During that time experimental lines are tested for yield potential in multiple environments, quality characteristics, and tolerance to pests. It is a far-reaching evaluation process designed to bring you new genetics that will provide value to your farm. Think of the advances in the last 10, 20, or 50 years of plant breeding. Have improved genetics contributed to higher yields? Certainly! Have you captured the value of those varieties? Purchasing quality seed of proven varieties is the best way to capture the value of modern genetics. (Continued…)

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