Testing Fees

Fees for the Idaho State Seed Lab may be found in IDAPA 02.06.01, Rules Governing the Pure Seed Law (pdf), Pages 15-19.

Purity, Germ & TZ Fees | Special Testing Fees | Miscellaneous Fees

Purity, Germination and Tetrazolium Fees ($/Unit)

 

Seed Kinds
Purity*
Germination**
Tetrazolium**
 
       
AGRICULTURAL GRASS SEED      
Bluegrasses
45.00
25.00
40.00
Bromegrasses
38.00
24.00
40.00
Fescues
35.00
22.00
40.00
Orchardgrasses
38.00
25.00
40.00
Ryegrasses
38.00
23.00 ***
40.00
Timothy
28.00
23.00
40.00
For all others the hourly rate will apply      
       
FIELD SEED      
Alfalfa, clovers and trefoils
20.00
17.00
40.00
Cereals (Barley, Oats, Wheat, etc.)
25.00
17.00
40.00
Beans
18.00
16.00
40.00
Corn (all types)
20.00
17.00
40.00
Peas and lentils
18.00
17.50
40.00
For all other the hourly rate will apply      
     
VEGETABLES, FLOWERS, & HERB SEED      
Brassica (canola, radish, broccoli, etc.)
40.00
17.00
50.00
Beets and Swiss chard
29.00
32.00
40.00
Carrots, celery, dill, and parsley
27.00
20.00
40.00
Cucurbits (squash, melons, etc.)
25.00
20.00
40.00
Flowers (bachelor button, poppy, etc.)
40.00
25.00
50.00
Lettuce, tomato, and pepper
25.00
20.00
40.00
Onion and chives
25.00
20.00
40.00
For all others the hourly rate will apply      
       
TREE & SHRUB SEED      
Bitterbrush
40.00
30.00
50.00
Saltbush
60.00
30.00
50.00
Chokecherry and woods' rose
25.00
60.00
60.00
Serviceberry, cliff-rose, and mahogany
30.00
30.00
40.00
 
Trees (firs, pines, spruces, etc.)
25.00
30.00
40.00
For all others the hourly rate will apply      
       
RANGE & NATIVE SEED      
Bluestems and grammas
Hourly Rate
30.00
50.00
Globemallow and penstemons
40.00
30.00
50.00
Kochia and forage Kochia
30.00
30.00
40.00
Rushes and sedges
Hourly Rate
30.00
50.00
Sagebrush and rabbitbrush
Hourly Rate
30.00
40.00
Wheatgrasses, wildryes, and squirreltail
40.00
25.00
40.00
Winterfat
Hourly Rate
30.00
Hourly Rate
For all others the hourly rate will apply      
       
* Samples with high levels of inpurities (i.e. other crops, weeds, multiple florets, inert materials) requiring more than one hour analysis time for purity testing will be charged the standard hourly rate of forty dollars ($40.00) for each additional hour.

** For all samples submitted for a TZ or Germination test requiring more than one (1) hour for cleaning and/or preparing will be charged at the standard hourly rate of forty dollars ($40.00) for each additional hour.

*** With germination fluorescence testing thirty dollars ($30.00).

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Special Testing Fees

 

Test Procedure Fees ($/Unit)
All States Noxious 25.00
Ammonia Test 33.00
Canada-Purity 13.00 added to standard purity fee
Canada-Germination 2.50 added to standard germination fee
Cold Test 23.50
Crop & Weed Check 24.50
Cut Test 22.00
Dormancy Percentage 10.00 minimum or %Dormant x germination fee
E.C. Norms 20.00
Foreign Material 12.00
Grading (beans) 18.00
Hay Pellet Germination 18.00
Identification 5.00 minimum or hourly if necessary
Inventory Germinations (for carryover seed only, when requested) 20% discount of listed fee, March through July only
ISTA-Purity 13.00 added to standard purity fee
ISTA-germination 2.50 added to standard germination fee
Mixtures-Purity 12.50 added per kind exceeding 5%
Mixtures-germination 12.50 added per kind exceeding 5%
Mixtures-tetrazolium 18.00 added per kind exceeding 5%
Moisture Test 14.00
Seed Count 13.50
Pest, Disease, Soil & Ergot Check 13.50
Sod quality-Bentgrass 66.00
Sod quality-Bermudagrass 64.00
Sod quality-Bluegrass 64.00
Soil Germination 23.50
Species Exam 24.50
Undesirable Grass Species 25.50
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Miscellaneous Fees

 

Service Fees ($/Unit)
Administrative charge per test for internet access and data processing. Not to exceed $2.00 per test
FAX 3.00 per sheet
Hourly charge for analysis 40.00
Reports  
Copies 1.50
Merge Records 4.00
Revised 7.00
Rush Service 25.00