Jessica McVay

Office of the Indiana State Chemist - Seed Section

Jessica works closely with seedsmen, state and federal regulators, the seed trade industry, and consumers to monitor the compliance of seeds sold and distributed with the Indiana Seed Law. Not only is she the Seed Administrator but she is also certified in both germination and purity. She holds a BS in Interdisciplinary Biology with a minor in Forensic Science and Sociology from Purdue University.

My Sessions

Seed Labeling, Legal and Quality Issues

Room 136-137

Discussion of the Indiana State Seed Law labeling requirements, services offered by the Indiana State Seed Lab, statistics from 2022 and 2023 official samples, violators, USDA collaboration.

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