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Maine Contact:

  • Steve Giguere
    Quality Assurance Program Manager
    Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
    28 State House Station
    Augusta, ME  04333
    T: 207-287-3841
    E: steve.giguere@maine.gov

  • Ron Dyer
    Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation & Forestry
    Quality Assurance and Regulations
    28 State House Station
    Augusta, ME  04333
    T: 207-287-3841
    E: ron.dyer@maine.gov

Labeling & Distribution Information Survey:

The following responses are provided by the Maine Department of Agriculture in regard to general questions about the Maine State Seed Law.

VARIETY LABELING
Does your state seed law require "mandatory" variety labeling for agricultural crop kinds?
Answer = NO

ARBITRATION
Does your state offer "Seed Arbitration" as a part of your seed law, or as a separate law?
Answer = NO

PRE-EMPTION LEGISLATION
Does your state have “pre-emption” legislation to restrict local political subdivisions from regulating seed?
Answer = NO