Form SFN51115 "Agreement to Operate as a North Dakota Approved Facility to Condition Seed for Final Certification" - North Dakota

What Is Form SFN51115?

This is a legal form that was released by the North Dakota State Seed Department - a government authority operating within North Dakota. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on April 1, 2018;
  • The latest edition provided by the North Dakota State Seed Department;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
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  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

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AGREEMENT TO OPERATE AS A NORTH DAKOTA
PO Box 5257
APPROVED FACILITY TO CONDITION SEED
Fargo, ND 58105-5257
FOR FINAL CERTIFICATION
Phone: 701-231-5400
NORTH DAKOTA STATE SEED DEPARTMENT
Fax: 701-231-5401
SFN 51115 (4-2018)
www.ndseed.com
Note: The contact information provided below will appear in the Seed Directory. Be complete
Company Name
Address
City
State
ZIP Code
Telephone Number
Fax Number
Cell Phone Number
Print cell phone number in directory
Yes
No
Email Address
Facility Manager
Person in Charge of Certified Seed
Signature
Date
Permission to operate as an Approved Conditioning Facility is granted and renewed on an annual basis only if the Seed
Commissioner is satisfied the facility meets the requirements of this agreement and follows all other rules pertaining to seed
certification and state and federal seed laws and regulations.
This agreement may be revoked by the Seed Commissioner at any time without notice if the conditions are not met, certification
rules are not followed, or the facility is found guilty of violations of North Dakota seed laws, the Federal Seed Act, or the Plant
Variety Protection Act.
The management and staff of the seed conditioning facility agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. Receive, condition, label, distribute, and in any other manner handle eligible field inspected and certified seed according to
North Dakota field seed certification standards and regulations.
2. Maintain a clean facility at all times, including headhouse, conditioning area, pit, scale area, bins, basement area and all bulk
bins located outside the facility.
3. Thoroughly clean all handling equipment, conveying equipment and bins before any lot of certified seed is handled and stored
in the facility. Augers must be reversible. Hopper bins must have bottom access ports or inside ladders for access.
4. Label all bins and maintain an up-to-date bin chart where all certified seed is stored. Bins must be labeled with Kind, Variety,
Class & Lot Number.
5. All seed lots eligible for final certification shall be sampled by an authorized sampler according to procedures prescribed by
current AOSA Rules for Testing Seeds. The untampered representative sample shall be placed into an official seed sample
bag.
6. Submit a completed Seed Sampler’s Report, and Grower’s Declaration, if required, and the representative sample to the
North Dakota State Seed Department for testing.
7. Properly label all bagged seed. All unused certification tags must be destroyed or returned to the Seed Department as soon
as the lot has been tagged.
8. Ensure any container receiving bulk certified seed is clean. If it is not clean, note on the bill of sale or bulk certificate stating
that it was not clean.
9. Bulk certified seed shall only be physically moved twice after final certification is completed.
10. Issue a completed bulk certificate for each load of bulk certified seed at the time of delivery. Return Bulk Certificate Log Sheet
and all unused certificates to the North Dakota State Seed Department by September 1.
11. Maintain complete and accurate records for three years for all seed conditioned or sold. Retain a representative two-pound
sample of each seed lot labeled by the conditioner for one year from the date of final disposition of the lot. Identify samples by
Kind, Variety, Class and Lot Number.
12. Labeler is responsible for payment of all applicable certification, testing, labeling and research fees.
Facility Manager Signature
Date
Authorized Sampler Signature(s)
Date
AGREEMENT TO OPERATE AS A NORTH DAKOTA
PO Box 5257
APPROVED FACILITY TO CONDITION SEED
Fargo, ND 58105-5257
FOR FINAL CERTIFICATION
Phone: 701-231-5400
NORTH DAKOTA STATE SEED DEPARTMENT
Fax: 701-231-5401
SFN 51115 (4-2018)
www.ndseed.com
Note: The contact information provided below will appear in the Seed Directory. Be complete
Company Name
Address
City
State
ZIP Code
Telephone Number
Fax Number
Cell Phone Number
Print cell phone number in directory
Yes
No
Email Address
Facility Manager
Person in Charge of Certified Seed
Signature
Date
Permission to operate as an Approved Conditioning Facility is granted and renewed on an annual basis only if the Seed
Commissioner is satisfied the facility meets the requirements of this agreement and follows all other rules pertaining to seed
certification and state and federal seed laws and regulations.
This agreement may be revoked by the Seed Commissioner at any time without notice if the conditions are not met, certification
rules are not followed, or the facility is found guilty of violations of North Dakota seed laws, the Federal Seed Act, or the Plant
Variety Protection Act.
The management and staff of the seed conditioning facility agree to the following terms and conditions:
1. Receive, condition, label, distribute, and in any other manner handle eligible field inspected and certified seed according to
North Dakota field seed certification standards and regulations.
2. Maintain a clean facility at all times, including headhouse, conditioning area, pit, scale area, bins, basement area and all bulk
bins located outside the facility.
3. Thoroughly clean all handling equipment, conveying equipment and bins before any lot of certified seed is handled and stored
in the facility. Augers must be reversible. Hopper bins must have bottom access ports or inside ladders for access.
4. Label all bins and maintain an up-to-date bin chart where all certified seed is stored. Bins must be labeled with Kind, Variety,
Class & Lot Number.
5. All seed lots eligible for final certification shall be sampled by an authorized sampler according to procedures prescribed by
current AOSA Rules for Testing Seeds. The untampered representative sample shall be placed into an official seed sample
bag.
6. Submit a completed Seed Sampler’s Report, and Grower’s Declaration, if required, and the representative sample to the
North Dakota State Seed Department for testing.
7. Properly label all bagged seed. All unused certification tags must be destroyed or returned to the Seed Department as soon
as the lot has been tagged.
8. Ensure any container receiving bulk certified seed is clean. If it is not clean, note on the bill of sale or bulk certificate stating
that it was not clean.
9. Bulk certified seed shall only be physically moved twice after final certification is completed.
10. Issue a completed bulk certificate for each load of bulk certified seed at the time of delivery. Return Bulk Certificate Log Sheet
and all unused certificates to the North Dakota State Seed Department by September 1.
11. Maintain complete and accurate records for three years for all seed conditioned or sold. Retain a representative two-pound
sample of each seed lot labeled by the conditioner for one year from the date of final disposition of the lot. Identify samples by
Kind, Variety, Class and Lot Number.
12. Labeler is responsible for payment of all applicable certification, testing, labeling and research fees.
Facility Manager Signature
Date
Authorized Sampler Signature(s)
Date