New York Seed Law


Article 9 of the Agriculture and Markets Law (Chapter 631)


Rules and Regulations Revised 2013

Section 136. Definitions


Section 137. Label requirements of all seeds, including lawn-seeding mixtures. 

Section 137-a. Responsibility for labeling.


Section 138. Prohibitions. 

Section 139. Exemptions.

The provisions of this article do not apply: 

1. To seed not intended for planting purposes. 

2. To seed sold by the grower thereof on his own premises and delivered to the vendor or his agent or representative personally on such premises unless such seed has been advertised as being for sale. 

3. To seed in storage in, or consigned to, a seed cleaning or processing establishment for cleaning or processing: Provided, that any labeling or other representation which may be made with respect to the uncleaned and unprocessed seed shall be subject to this article. 

4. To any carrier in respect to any seed transported or delivered for transportation in the ordinary course of its business as a carrier, provided, that such carrier is not engaged in producing, processing, or marketing seed subject to the provision of this article.