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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. PRESS RELEASE: EPA Takes Action to Investigate PFAS Contamination (source: govdelivery)
  2. PRESS RELEASE: Regarding the new State Chemist for our office(pdf, 138kb)
  3. PRESS RELEASE: Regarding unsolicited seeds - Purdue University College of Agriculture (pdf, 168kb)
  4. Clean Sweep - 2021 dates have been announced!
  5. Additional information regarding unsolicited seeds (source: usda.gov)
  6. How to Search Using My Records (pdf, 379kb)
  7. Dicamba information
  8. Filing a Pesticide/Herbicide or Fertilizer/Manure Complaint (pdf, 1.6MB) NOTE: Download this form before completing and submitting.
  9. Follow us on Twitter!
    - Seed (IndianaStateChemSeed - @IndianaChemist)
    - Feed (IndianaStateChemFeed - @IndianaChemFeed)
  10. Indiana Hemp Program Information
  11. Fertilizer Use Information Sheet  (pdf, 235kb)
  12. OISC Mission Statements
  13. OISC Inspectors (Feed, Fertilizer and Seed)
  14. OISC Pesticide Investigators and their territories (pdf, 411kb)
  15. Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Continued Outreach