e-Reports update required! Certification e-Reports application has expired as of 8/22/19.
Users must download the update from e-Certification; login and select G8: Install iPhone and iPad Apps for Certification Client.

It's official - WE CERTIFY HEMP SEED!
 

As of July 1, 2019, Oregon Seed Certification Service will be certifying approved varieties of industrial hemp seed. Interested? Review the hemp certification program requirements and guidelines. Signups for this crop are not available online; call our office to signup and request inspections. New clients to OSCS programs must create an account. *Please Note: participation in Oregon Seed Certification programs is voluntary and additional to any Oregon Department of Agriculture regulations and requirements. Contact ODA directly to ensure compliance with state law regarding industrial hemp production.
 

Job Opportunities

Now hiring student workers!  Come join a team of students in the Oregon Certified Potato Seed greenhouses.
Schedule: 2 hour blocks within the hours of 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday; minimum 10 hours per week, depending on workload
Duration: early October through late February
Qualifications: must be a current OSU student; must be able to bend, kneel and maneuver 50lbs; no agricultural experience necessary, we will train you!
Follow this link for more details, including how to apply. Early birds can apply by September 24th for full consideration; position will close September 27th. 
For questions or additional information, email Terry Burr at terry.burr@oregonstate.edu.

 
 Please note: OSCS fees have been updated as of July 1, 2019. For a full listing of current fees, please visit Fees and Deadlines.  


NEW REPORTS AVAILABLE!

2019 Directory of Oregon Certified Mint Rootstock
2019 Oregon Certified Seed Potato Acres


CERTIFIED CROP INSPECTIONS ARE WRAPPING UP.

All completed reports are available through eCertification; login and select A11) View, Download, or Print a Copy of Certification Reports. Are you missing inspection reports? Check the following:

  Was the field signed up for inspection in 2019? 
  Did you sign up to go paperless? If, so hard copies will not be mailed to you automatically.
  Your field may have been rejected subject to reinspection or had another follow-up issue. Call our office to contact your inspector directly.

Was your field rejected subject to reinspection? Be sure to correct the problem and signup for reinspection online by the deadline printed on your report. If that deadline has passed, contact your inspector directly.  Otherwise, login to eCertification and select A10) Signup for Re-Inspection of Fields Rejected Subject to Re-inspection. Fields that are harvested before a reinspection is completed can not be certified. 

 

The 2019 Oregon Seed Certification Service Handbook is here! Find the most current crop standards, field requirements, varieties eligible for certification in Oregon, and so much more in this newest version. Check with your local Extension office, call, or come see us to get your own copy.

 

2019 OSCS Handbook

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events
SEP 18 & 19 - OSU Extension Fall Seed & Cereal Production meeting
NOV 11 - Veteran's Day observed (Seed Certification offices closed)
NOV 28 & 29 - Thanksgiving holiday (Seed Certification offices closed)
DEC 8 & 9 - Oregon Seed Grower's League Meeting