This page is designed to help those who wish to request services under the USA Accredited Seed Laboratory Program, including the USA Accredited Seed Programs, USA Accredited Seed Sampling Program, USA Accredited Field Inspection Program, and USA Accredited Seed Conditioning Program..
To request service you must submit the following:
- Completed LS Form 313- Application for Service. Companies requesting services for the first time must complete the LS Form 313 – Application for Service. This form is a standard form used by all applicants requesting service from the Livestock and Seed Program. Please fill in only the sections that apply and ensure that you sign the completed form. If you have any questions please contact one of the Livestock employees below.
- A Request for Service Cover Letter which includes the chosen scope of the accreditation
- A Quality Manual and Standard Operation Procedures that meet all elements as outlined in ARC Procedure 1001 Process Verified Program and the applicable Program.
Responsibilities are outlined in ARC 1000 Procedure, Quality Systems Verification Program General Policies and Procedures and ARC 1005 Procedure, USDA Process Verified Program for Seed General Requirements.
Requests for services must be sent to the Lakewood, CO office via e-mail, fax, or mail.
USDA, AMS, LS, Grading and Verification Division
13952 Denver West Parkway
Building 53, Suite 350
Lakewood, CO 80401
Livestock and Seed Program Employees:
Jim Riva, Deputy Director, (540) 288-2197
Diana Turnbull, Program Manager, (804) 752-7597
Gene Wilson, Seed Marketing Specialist, Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, (704) 810-8884