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So you have been, or you want to grow one or more PVMI variety seed potatoes. Here is a step by step process that will get you licensed.

If you will be growing any PVMI cultivar in 2017 –

  1. Print off the 2017 PVMI Sub-License Agreement.
  2. On the front page, enter the name of your business and its address and fill in the cultivars you be growing that you want this license to cover.
  3. Date and sign at right hand side of the bottom of page 1.
  4. Post the sub-license agreement with a check* to:
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    PVMI, Inc.
    60380 Chickasaw Way
    Bend, OR 97702
     
  5. Within 30 days after shipping for sale, print off and fill in the Royalties Calculation Form using your territory's $US/CWT.
  6. Post the Royalties Form with check* to the same address listed in step 4.

When PVMI receives the license and check it will notify sources of PVMI variety seed that you are a license holder and are entitled to receive materials. In addition, if you would like to take advantage of the publicity offered by the PVMI website you can be listed as a source of the PVMI seed that you grow.

 

If you grew any PVMI cultivar in 2016 –

  1. Print off the 2016 PVMI Sub-License Agreement.
  2. On the front page, enter the name of your business and its address and fill in the cultivars you grew that you want this license to cover.
  3. Date and sign at right hand side of the bottom of page 1.
  4. Post the sub-license agreement with a check* to:

    PVMI, Inc.
    60380 Chickasaw Way
    Bend, OR 97702
     
  5. Print off and fill in the 2016 Royalties Calculation Form using your territory's $US/CWT.
  6. Post the Royalties Form with check* to the same address listed in step 4.

When PVMI receives the license and check it will record that you were a license holder for PVMI seed in 2016 and were entitled to grow seed in that year.

If you grew any PVMI cultivar in previous years –

  1. Print off the appropriate PVMI Sub-License Agreement.
  2. On the front page, enter the name of your business and its address and fill in the cultivars you grew that you want this license to cover.
  3. Date and sign at right hand side of the bottom of page 1.
  4. Post the first page of the sub-license agreement with a check* to:

    PVMI, Inc.
    60380 Chickasaw Way
    Bend, OR 97702
     
  5. Print off and fill in the appropriate Royalties Calculation Form using your territory's $US/CWT.
  6. Post the Royalties Form with check* to the same address listed in step 4.

Check*

The cost of the sub-license varies dependent on the location of your operation. The license lasts for a year and allows you to grow any number of the PVMI varieties selected by the PVMI Board.

  • If you are a Tri-States seed grower the cost is $100 annually with $.25/CWT royalties due to PVMI 30 days after sale.
  • If you are a US seed grower but not located in the Tri-States the cost is $250 annually with $.50/CWT royalties due to PVMI 30 days after sale.
  • If you are non-US seed grower the cost is US$250 for an annual fee with US$1.00/CWT royalties due to PVMI 30 days after sale.

 


If you want to grow and evaluate any pre-released advanced line in 2017 and are not a PVMI licensee –

  1. Print off the PVMI Participation for Evaluation Purposes Application Form.
  2. Fill in the one page form and indicate the reason for wanting to become a PVMI Participant along with the name of your business and the address.
  3. Date and sign.
  4. Post the agreement with the correct Fee* to:

    PVMI, Inc.
    60380 Chickasaw Way
    Bend, OR 97702
     
  5. Print off the PVMI Private Party Material Transfer (MTA) Agreement limiting your use and commercial production/sale associated with the experimental line. Complete the form and post the MTA agreement to the researcher from whom you are requesting the material from.

 

Fee*


The participation fee is an annual fee, due in advance, equivalent to the annual PVMI License Fee depending on the area that a grower is located.

  • If you are a Tri-States seed grower the cost is $100 annually
  • If you are a US seed grower but not located in the Tri-States the cost is $250 annually
  • If you are non-US seed grower the cost is US$250 annually

Updated: January 25th 2017