March 2 2017

Recognized Canadian Pedigreed Grading Capability

Illinois Crop Improvement is proud to announce that as of January 27, 2017 it will be listed as an officially-recognized seed lab by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for grading purposes.

Congratulations to the Seed Lab (Recognized foreign laboratory number 3010) and RST Steve Beals for achieving the recognition and for continuing to expand the services we can offer our customers. Click here to view our authorization letter.

Contact Steve Beals directly for more information at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Matt Raymond Achieves Registered Seed Technologist Status

Congratulations to Matt Raymond, Field Services Director, for completing the written and practical tests necessary to become a Registered Genetic Technologist through the Society of Commercial Seed Technologist. Matt was already a Certified Genetic Technologist and has now achieved the Registered status with the SCST.

Contact Matt Raymond directly for all of your genetic testing needs at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Illinois Crop Improvement Winter Farm

The winter farm is wrapping up another successful season of growout, increase and nursery work for its Northern hemisphere clients. The farm is capable of continuous programs and can accelerate your genetic gain by adding more than two generations per year. The farm serves Southern hemisphere clients as well and serves as a resource for you no matter the time of year. See for yourself here or contact us to arrange a visit.

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Field Inspections

Field inspections are just around the corner. There is still time to set up a meeting to tour our facility and learn the certification process from source of seed to tags and certificates.

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Call or e-mail us today

If you have any questions please contact Doug Miller. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 217-377-3409. You may also visit us online at ilcrop.com.

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