27089 Timber Road | Kelley, IA 50134

P:515-232-5777 | E: info@crdadvise.com

About CRD Advisors


CRD Advisors LLC is an independently-owned agricultural research and development company. We specialize in providing field research services related to product development and maize germplasm development. In addition, the company provides consulting related to the US seed industry, maize product development, field testing, research field equipment, germplasm licensing, biotech engineering, and breeding.


CRD Advisors' home site is located near Ames, Iowa, with additional stations located near Springfield, Illinois, and Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. We operate our own testing sites in Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Minnesota, and Nebraska.


Our Story

CRD Advisors began operations in 2001, started by three industry veterans. They had a leased office and borrowed 4-row plot planter and a single plot F2 combine. The equipment and office has changed over the years, but CRD is still dedicated to delivering fast reliable data to its customers.



CRD Advisors provides a full spectrum of field services for maize product development, breeding, and other basic research. Field services include small-plot replicated testing, mini strip testing, nursery operations, top cross isolations, breeding projects (including all facets of testing and nursery work), seed counting and packaging for research testing, data analyses, hand-pollinated grain sampling, pilot/foundation production and seed processing, and winter nursery operations.


Please contact us for more information and pricing.