State Fairgrounds - P.O. Box 19281 - Springfield, IL 62794-9281 - 217/782-2172 - TDD 217/524-6858 - Fax 217/785-4505

Agriculture Products Inspection

Seed VarietyThe Agricultural Products Inspection area of the Department is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Test commercial feed, seed and fertilizer products to ensure they meet advertised quality and quantity specifications.
  • Examine seed samples for purity, noxious weed content, germination and suitability for distribution.
  • Analyze seed quality for individual producers for a small fee.
  • Evaluate the nutritional content of livestock feed.
  • Certify products for export meet state and federal quality standards.
  • Conduct "Good Manufacturing Processes" inspections at feed manufacturing facilities.
  • Inspect NH3 pressure vessels, facilities and systems for safety.
  • Anhydrous Ammonia Certified Welder List
  • Review labels of feed, fertilizer, seed and soil conditioners for accuracy and truthful labeling.
  • Promote fertilizer research through the Fertilizer Research and Education Council.
  • Register Products and facilities.

Another responsibility of this area is:



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