.04 Department's Certification Program.

To participate in the Department's program, a person shall:

A. Request the Department to collect any necessary samples, conduct any necessary tests, and supervise the mixing of the different kinds of seeds that the applicant intends to mix;

B. Use mixing equipment (that is, mixer, hoppers, elevators, augers, etc.) whose areas that come into physical contact with the seed are accessible for cleaning by the applicant and for inspection by the Department;

C. Request the Department to inspect the mixing equipment and associated seed handling equipment to verify that it is suitable for certified seed mixing, with this inspection repeated after any equipment modifications; and

D. Comply with Regulations .05-----.10 of this chapter.