Membership Benefits

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The California Seed Association offer the following benefits to member organizations:

  • Representation in Sacramento Political Arena
  • Protecting Small Business Issues: Tax Exemptions, etc...
  • Pesticide Registration (see below)
  • Continuing Industry Specific Education and Training
  • Environmental & Safety Resource (see below)
  • Updates on Current Issues
  • Updates on Regulation Changes
  • Excellent Networking Opportunities
  • Cost Saving Insurance Programs (see below)
  • Dynamic Youth Activities Program including scholarships (see below)

California Seed Law and Seed Inspection Guidelines: Extracts from the Food & Agricultural Code and California Code of Regulations" is available for download.  Simply click CSA Seed Law

Environmental/Safety Services

Contact: Chris Zanobini, CSA 
(916) 441-2251

  • Storm Water Group Monitoring
  • Pesticide Monitoring, Training, and Registration
  • Regulatory Advocacy
  • Environmental & Safety Manuals & Videos

Pesticide Registration

Contact: Chris Zanobini or Donna Boggs, CSA  Office
(916) 441-2251

Ginny Patin Scholarship Application

Scholarship application available here.
Contact: Donna Boggs, CSA Office
(916) 441-2251

Arbitration Service

Contact: Jane Townsend, CSA Sacramento (916) 441-2251 

UCC Searches

Contact: CSA Sacramento
CSA Sacramento 
(916) 441-2251 


Contact: Mike Taylor, CPCU; InterWest Insurance Services
(800) 464-0077 Lic. #OBO1094

  • Seedsmen's Errors & Omissions
  • Workers Compensation
  • Property & Liability
  • Auto/Truck
  • Boiler & Machinery
  • Home & Auto 
  • Surety Bonds

Contact: Laurie Rood, Rood & Dax (800) 482-1817 

  •  Health, Major Medical, Dental