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Apiary (Bees)

Beehives must be marked, inspected and certified in order to be transported into other states for pollination and honey production.

Artificial Insemination

A license issued by ISDA is required to practice artificial insemination of domestic animals.

Commodity Dealers

The ISDA sets requirements for individuals who buy at least $10,000 worth of agricultural commodities from an Idaho producer.

Dairy Farms

A dairy farm must comply with several state, federal and county requirements for the design, construction, and approval of new or expanded facilities.

Dairy Plants

State rule governs the requirements for the design, construction, and operation of dairy plants licensed to process milk for manufacturing purposes.

Domestic Cervidae

All facilities that raise domestic cervidae are required to meet facility, animal identification, reporting, disease testing, and movement requirements.

Eggs

Egg distributors must license annually and are required to pay a monthly mill levy assessment of .004$ per dozen.

Exotic Animals

Before purchasing, breeding, importing or in any other way possessing a deleterious exotic animal in the state of Idaho, you will need to complete a possession permit and contact ISDA Animal Industries.

Feedlots

Some animal operations in Idaho are required to be approved feedlots and are regulated under rule and Idaho Code.

Feeds (Commericial)

Animal feed manufacturers are required to register their products with the ISDA and subject their products to periodic sampling and analytical testing.

Fertilizer (Commercial)

Fertilizer manufacturers are required to register their products with the ISDA and subject their products to periodic sampling and analytical testing.

Fish Farms

All commercial aquaculture facilities in Idaho are required to be licensed by the ISDA. Licensing requirements include appropriate construction of dam and water inlets, effluent control facilities, and provision of receipts to purchasers.

Free Sale Certificates

ISDA issues certificates of free sale, an import requirement in many countries, for products grown or processed in Idaho which meet certain standards.

Free Sale Certificates (Dairy)

ISDA issues certificates of free sale, an import requirement in many countries, for products grown or processed in Idaho which meet certain standards.

Hops

The USDA has an agreement with ISDA to sample and inspect hops to determine the percent of leaf, stem and seed. This third party certificate is issued for each lot inspected.

Livestock Markets

Law requires that any person conducting or operating a public livestock market must secure a charter from the ISDA.

National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP)

State rule requires that anyone selling live birds or hatching eggs must be in compliance with NPIP.

Nursery, Florist & Landscaping

Anyone who engages in the nursery, florist or landscaping business in Idaho must first obtain a license from the ISDA.

Organic Program

ISDA is an accredited certifying agent of the USDA National Organic Program. We are responsible for implementing national standards and regulating operations which apply to ISDA for USDA organic certification.

Pesticide Applicator Licensing

ISDA provides training and certification for professional and private pesticide applicators who pass certification requirements.

Pesticide Product Registration

ISDA regulates the sale of all pesticide and spray adjuvant products in Idaho. Labels are reviewed and approved prior to distribution.

Phytosanitary Certificates

 ISDA issues state and federal phytosanitary certificates. 

Rainfall (Artificial Production)

Any person, association, firm or corporation who intends to produce or assist in the production of artificial rainfall must first register with the ISDA.

Rendering Plants

All rendering establishments and dead animal services are required to be inspected and licensed by ISDA.

Registered Servicemen

Those installing, repairing, or re-conditioning weighing and measuring devices in Idaho may apply to be registered servicemen.

Seed Buyers

The purchase of seed for a variety of crops in Idaho requires licensing with ISDA's Warehouse Program.

Seed Dealers

Anyone who wants to sell seed in packages of 8 ounces or more must obtain a seed dealer’s license from the ISDA for each location in Idaho. Seed sold by dealers is subject to the Pure Seed Law.

Soil & Plant Amendments

Soil and plant amendment manufacturers are required to register products with the ISDA and subject their products to periodic sampling and analytical testing.

Warehouses

The ISDA regulates structures and facilities in which agricultural commodities are received for storage, shipment, processing, reconditioning and handling.

Weighmasters

The Bureau of Weights and Measures licenses persons acting as public weighmasters.

Weighing & Measuring Devices

ISDA is authorized to enforce accuracy, design and operating practices for all commercial weights and measures devices within Idaho to ensure uniformity and equity for consumers and businesses.