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The NY State Seed Testing Laboratory has relocated from Cornell University’s NYS Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva to join the New York Food Laboratory in Albany as of December 2016.

New samples that require testing should be sent directly to the new facility:

New York State Seed Testing Laboratory
6 Harriman Campus Road
Albany, NY  12206

Please share this news with your members and partners as appropriate.

Fees for seed tests will remain unchanged in 2017.  If you have additional questions regarding this transition, please contact Kyle Arvin, Seed Lab Director, at 518-457-4035 or

Kyle.Arvin@agriculture.ny.gov.