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Seed

Any persons distributing agricultural, vegetable, tree and shrub seeds, or seed potatoes must be registered as a Seedsman.

CODE/RULE
West Virginia Seed Law 19-16
West Virginia Seed Law Rule 61-9

FORMS
Registration Instructions
Application to Register as a Seedsman 

 Planting a seed

Seed Inspection Fee

Each person holding a valid certificate of registration is required to pay a tonnage fee on seed sold in this state and shall report to the commissioner the net pounds or kilograms of seed distributed and sold by kind or variety, except for seed potatoes on a semi-annual basis. Each report is due before January 31 and July 31 of each year. The rate is $0.50 per 100 lbs.

FORMS
Quarterly Seed Poundage Report

Seed Potato Inspection Fee

Persons distributing seed potatoes into WV trade channels first shall report to the commissioner the net pounds or kilograms of seed potatoes distributed during the first 6-months of the year. The rate is $0.35 per 100 lbs.

FORMS
Seed Potato Distribution Report

Seed Stamps

Persons distributing vegetable seeds packaged in containers of 8 oz. or 226.8 grams or less and sold from display units are exempt
from reporting poundage and paying a poundage fee, provided that a seed stamp be purchased from the commissioner and placed in a conspicuous place on each display unit. The seed stamps are $10.00 per display unit.

FORMS
Request for Seed Stamps

 Rows and rows of seed packets