AGRICULTURE AND HORTICULTURE
SEED AND PLANT CERTIFICATION
22-1507. Maintenance of seed stocks. The Idaho agricultural experiment station or an agent of the university of Idaho appointed, in writing, shall be responsible to obtain and maintain sources of basic seed stocks that include breeder class and foundation class seed of public varieties or strains of crops deemed appropriate by the director of the Idaho agricultural experiment station. Basic seed stocks, limited generation certified seed tubers, plants, or plant parts shall first be made available for production in Idaho. This shall be accomplished through a system of equitable allocation to any person, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or entity located in this state unless a contract or agreement entered into with another public research entity or institution provides otherwise. Price established for the basic seed stocks of seed, tubers, plants, or plant parts shall be in reasonable relation to the cost of production, maintenance, handling, storage, and processing necessary to meet standards set forth in the standards and requirements.
[(22-1507) 22-1107, added 1990, ch. 413, sec. 2, p. 1146; am. and redesig. 2005, ch. 25, sec. 20, p. 93; am. 2020, ch. 80, sec. 6, p. 172.]