38-11-6Official seed certifying agency for state.

The secretary of agriculture and natural resources and the dean of the College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences at South Dakota State University shall designate the official seed certifying agency for the state. The State Seed Certification Board may designate one or more public or private entities to perform necessary seed certification activities under the supervision of the board. The board may designate separate official certification agencies for various types or classifications of seed or propagating materials. The board shall notify the secretary and the dean of any designations made pursuant to this section.

Source: SL 1947, ch 18, § 3; SDC Supp 1960, § 4.10B03 (1); SL 1982, ch 280; SL 2006, ch 205, § 4; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.