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Welcome to the Office of Indiana State Chemist

The Indiana State Chemist is charged with administering several agricultural laws involving animal feeds, fertilizers, pesticides and seeds. The goals of these laws are to ensure truth-in-labeling, food safety, user safety and the protection of our environment.

Latest News, Alerts and Other Information:


  1. Position available - Seed Administrator - Office of Indiana State Chemist
    [NOTE: Please contact Purdue University's Human Resources with questions about this position.]
  2. 2016 Clean Sweep dates now available!
  3. Industrial Hemp Information
  4. Fertilizer Use Information Sheet  (pdf, 235kb)
  5. OISC Mission Statements
  6. OISC Inspectors (Feed, Fertilizer and Seed)
  7. OISC Investigators (Pesticide) (pdf, 586kb)
  8. How to File a Fertilizer or Pesticide Complaint (pdf, 34kb)