INSPECTION SERVICES

Inspection services provides quality control for agricultural production through inspection and grading services, which include USDA grade and buyer specifications; field inspections for seed certification and disease control; issuance of phytosanitary certificates on export products from the agriculture industry; and produce information and training on packaging and quality control.

Sitka Spruce Weevil Pest Notice 2015

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) powerpoint April 2015

Alaska Shell Egg Regulation

Safe Egg Handling for Small Egg Laying Flocks and Operations

Elk Fencing Guidelines

Elk Farming License Application - fill out form (pdf)

Bee Registration - fill out form (pdf)

National Organic Program Proposes Periodic Residue Testing: Invites Comments to Proposed Rule

On-Farm Food Safety Workshops

 

CERTIFIED SEED POTATO

April 22, 2016 Farmers Market Managers - Potato Inspections

Certified Seed Potato Information Sheet

2016 Alaska Certified Seed Potato Growers Varieties

February 9, 2016 - Pathology Potato Mtg.

February 9, 2016 Seed Potato Certification Update

February 9, 2016 PMC Seed Potato Power Point

January 22, 2015 - Potato Industry Meeting Agenda and Presentations

Farmers Market Managers - Potato Inspections

2016 Seed Potato Fillable Application Deadline June 15, 2016

2016 Seed Potato Non-Fillable Application Deadline June 15, 2016

2016 Seed Potato Handbook

USDA PHYTOSANITARY CERTIFICATION

Applications may be completed online utlizing the Phytosanitary Certification Issuance and Tracking (PCIT) system at USDA PCIT.

USDA Phytosanitary Certificate Instructions

USDA Phytosanitary Certificate Application

Inspection Section Fees and Process - Phytosanitary Certificate

 

 

USDA FRESH FRUIT & VEGETABLE INSPECTION OR GOOD AGRICULTURAL & HANDLING PRACTICES (GAP/GHP) AUDIT

USDA GAP/GHP Application

 

 

ALASKA BRAND APPLICATION

The Alaska Statutes, Title 3, Chapter 40, Brands and Marks, gives Division of Agriculture the authority to issue brand registrations for livestock, including cattle, reindeer, bison, musk oxen, sheep, horses, mules, and asses. Applications for new brands are accepted at any time, and all brands must be renewed during years ending in 5 or 0. Click on the link below to view/print the brand application.

Alaska Brand Application - fill out form (pdf)

 

 

LATE BLIGHT QUARANTINE INFORMATION

March 1, 2016 Alaska Nurseries & Garden Centers Late Blight Quarantine

 


FEED AND FERTILIZER REGULATIONS

At this time, the State of Alaska does not have registration requirements that apply to pet food, animal feed, fertilizer, plant food, and soil amendments. Federal "Truth in Labeling" laws apply in Alaska, as in all states.

 


INSPECTION SERVICES Links

National Plant Board Website