NSHS Testing Fee Options 2017-06-14T21:53:30+00:00

NSHS TESTING FEE OPTIONS:

Option 1. SEED HEALTH TESTING FEES:

• If applying for six tests (total) or less = minimum fee of $3,000

• For any additional test over six, ADD $250 per test. Example: Total tests = 8 Minimum fee of $3,000 for first 6 tests + $500 for additional 2 tests ($250/each) = $3,500 total fees for seed health testing

Option 2. PHYTOSANITARY INSPECTION FEES:

• Minimum fee per EACH site = $2,000 AND $250 per each crop

• Minimum fee for “Phytosanitary Certification” = $3,000 Example: Applying for one site, three crops $2,000 (per site fee) + $750 ($250/crop) = $2,750 Total is less than the minimum fee ($3,000); the minimum fee must be submitted. (See note below)

Option 3. SAMPLING FOR SEED HEALTH TESTING

• Flat fee of $1,000

Option 4. VISUAL INSPECTION OF SEED PRIOR TO PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATION

• Flat fee of $1,000

NOTES:

1. If applying for BOTH: Seed Health Testing AND Phytosanitary Inspection, the minimum fee is $2,000 for EACH option.
2. Application fee is non-returnable = $1,000

QUESTIONS?

Please contact:
Tracy Bruns
Tel: 515-294-6493
E-mail: tlbruns@iastate.edu