Seed Certification Letters

Seed Certification Letter EC151 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC151

This letter details changes to Crop Entry Closing dates for Cereals, Fodder and Oil Seed Crops in Scotland for 2018 only.

2018
Seed Certification Letter EC150 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC150

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 July 2017.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 July 2017.

2017
Seed Certification Letter EC148 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC148

This letter contains information on Official Labels and Seals. It also contains a change in the varietal purity standards for Winter Barley Hybrids produced by Cytoplasmic Male Sterility

2016
Seed Certification Letter EC149 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC149

This letter contains information about the new licencing arrangements for Seed Merchants, Processors and Packers

2016
Seed Certification Letter EC 147 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 147

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2015
Seed Certification Letter EC 143 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 143

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2014
Seed Certification Letter EC 144 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 144

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2014
Seed Certification Letter EC 145 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 145

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2014
Seed Certification Letter EC 142 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 142

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2013
Seed Certification Letter EC 142 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 142

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2013
Seed Certification Letter EC 141 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 141

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2012
Seed Certification Letter EC 140 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter EC 140

This letter contains details of fees for seed certification and related training courses which will be effective in Scotland from 1 January 2012.  It also contains a reference to the seed testing fees that will be charged by the OSTS for Scotland from 1 January 2012.

2011
Seed Certification Letter 137 PDF icon Seed Certification Letter 137

Information on recent legislative changes: The introduction of The Beet Seed (Scotland) (No. 2) Regulations 2010, SSI 2010 No 148; The Seed (Scotland) Miscellaneous Amendment Regulations 2010 SSI 2010 No. 219 and The Fodder Plant Seed (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 No.330. Notification of Scottish Government consultation to consolidate The Vegetable Seeds Regulations 1993 SI No. 1993 No 2008 into a Scottish Statutory Instrument.

2010
Seed Certificaton Letter EC 138 PDF icon Seed Cert Letter EC 138

This letter contains information on new Scottish Government procedures to monitor seed samplers, information on variety substitution in a mixture,  species combinations allowed in mixtures, and an update on contact information for the seed certification label contract together with a copy of the order form to be used.

2010
Seed Cert Letter 135 Microsoft Office document icon UK Triticale Seed Derogation 2009

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