Minnesota Crop Improvement Association

1900 Hendon Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
Phone Nos: 1-800-510-6242 Toll Free
612-625-7766 Metro
1-888-216-8636 Lab Toll Free
FAX: 612-625-3748
E-mail: mncia@tc.umn.edu

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Bioscience Field

Crop improvement services


MCIA is an organization dedicated to improving the productivity, profitability and competitive position of MCIA members by providing services to producers, conditioners and distributors of plant products, enabling them to provide high-quality plant products to Minnesota, the United States and the World.


  • Foundation Seed Services
  • Parent Seed Production
  • Agronomic Field Crop Certification
  • Forest Reproductive Material Certification
  • Native Grasses and Forbs Certification
  • Noxious Weed Seed Free Forage and Mulch Certification
  • Identity Preserved (IP) Program Design
  • Quality Assurance (QA) Program Design
  • Field Inspection Services
  • Independent Laboratory Testing Services