Plant Industries

Serving the citizens of Arkansas and the agricultural and business communities by providing information and unbiased enforcement of laws and regulations set by the Arkansas State Plant Board

Quality Control and Compliance (Feed, Fertilizer, Hemp, Seed)

The Quality Control and Compliance (QCC) section has a total manning of 11 personnel and is responsible for the following major Programs:  Feed, Fertilizer, Regulatory Seed, Grain Warehouse, Agricultural Consultants, Catfish Producers and Industrial Hemp.   

The QCC section ensures compliance with the following Laws:  Fertilizer Law, Arkansas Feed Law, Agricultural Liming Materials Act, Soil Amendment Act, Agricultural Consultants Licensing Act, 100% Natural Organic Fertilizer Act, the Aflatoxin Act, Seed Law, Public Grain Warehouse Law, Arkansas Grain Dealer Law, Arkansas Grain Grader Law, Arkansas Catfish Producers Fair Practices Law and the Industrial Hemp Act.  

Points of Contact: 

Quality Control and Compliance Division Manager
Mike Stage 
Desk Phone:  501-219-6338
Cell Phone:  501-351-5335 

Feed, Agricultural Consultants, Lime
Franz Oliver
Administrative Specialist III 

Fertilizer, Soil Amendment
Paulina Ramsey
Administrative Specialist III

Industrial Hemp
Caleb Allen
Hemp Program Manager

Dana Jones
Agri Specialist

Grain Warehouse, Grain Dealers, Grain Graders, Catfish Producers
Tara Trent
Administrative Specialist III

Kortney White
Grain Warehouse Auditor Supervisor

Gary King
Grain Warehouse Auditor

Josh Dement
Grain Warehouse Auditor

Regulatory Seed Program, GMO Rice Testing

Meredith Martinez
Seed Program Coordinator

Courtney Hines
Administrative Specialist III

Supporting, Protecting, and Growing Arkansas Agriculture and Forestry
Contact Us
1 Natural Resources Dr.
Little Rock, AR
(501) 225-1598