How To Order

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FOUR WAYS TO ORDER

Phone: 1-800-700-1199 (Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5pm EST)

Fax: 419-337-5491

Mail: Rupp Seeds 17919 County Road B, Wauseon, OH 43567 (envelope provided in back of printed catalog)

Email: orders@ruppseeds.com

* Please pick only 1 method of ordering to avoid duplication of your
order. (i.e. if faxing in your order, do not mail in a copy as well).

 
US Vegetable Order Form

Canadian Vegetable Order Form
 

HOW TO ORDER
  • Print Clearly. Please correct any errors in your name and/or address and phone number. Be sure to provide both your billing address and your physical (911) address (where seed should be shipped) and phone number. Please check mark the box for change of address if you have moved.

  • For each item ordered, print the item number, quantity, package size (ex. 1/4lb. etc.), name of item and price for quantity ordered.

  • Shipping and handling charge applies to each shipping address for orders under $250.00.

  • If the order is to be shipped to a different address, please indicate the name and address.

  • Please include any required waivers or licensing information with your order.

  • Please send check, money order, VISA, Mastercard, Discover or John Deere account number for payment. Do NOT send cash.

  • To avoid delay in delivery, we advise ordering early. Our peak season runs from February through April. During this time orders received may take longer to be processed and shipped.

PAYING FOR YOUR ORDER

We accept payment via credit or debit card, check, and wire transfer. Open account terms and financing are available for qualifying customers. Payment discounts are available for select payment methods and products. See Terms and Payment Information for more details on cash discounts and financing options.

ORDERING INFORMATION

The majority of our seeds are treated. Items that are available untreated are indicated in the price tables with a ‘U’ at the end of the item number. Please be sure to include the ‘U’ when filling out your order form, if you desire untreated seed.

In case of either partial or total crop failure, we reserve the right to prorate delivery.

Prices are in US dollars. Prices are subject to change without notice. Products are sold by the package size. For example: if you are ordering 7 pounds of sweet corn, you will need to order one - 5 pound package and two - 1 pound packages. These package sizes will be at different price breaks.

SHIPMENT OF YOUR ORDER

All orders will be shipped after payment has been received. If you are paying by check, please allow 7-10 business days for your check to clear.

A $15.00 shipping and handling charge will be added to all orders less than $250.

Orders shipped to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and International shipments will be charged actual shipping charges.

Our preferred and standard method of shipping is UPS Ground. Other UPS service levels (Next Day Air, 2nd Day Air and 3 Day Select) are available at the customer’s expense.

Orders for priority shipping must be placed by 12:00 noon EST.

We reserve the right to ship your order via the most economical carrier, so in addition to UPS we also utilize our own delivery trucks, truck line and the US Postal Service.

PICKING UP YOUR ORDER

If you would like to pick up your order, we require 24 hour advanced notice.

ON RECEIPT OF YOUR SHIPMENTS

DAMAGED SHIPMENTS

A small percent of shipments may get damaged during transit. If you receive a damaged shipment, please be prepared to take action so you can receive proper credit or replacement. Our Customer Service department will file a claim with the shipping company and will need some information from you.

Here are guidelines to keep in mind and actions you should take to help expedite a claim.

  • Take time when unloading. Count the packages and pieces received and look for any damaged shipping containers and packages.

  • Ask the driver to note any shortage or damage on all copies of the freight bill and to sign their full name clearly.

  • Immediately contact our office at 800-700-1199 and fax a copy of the freight bill along with a description of the damage to 419-337-5491, or mail it to us within 10 days.

  • Include a note identifying the name and quantity of each variety that is missing or damaged.

RETURNS

Rupp Seeds has no control over the handling and care of the seed once it leaves our warehouse. In order to ensure quality seed for all of our customers, we will not accept any seed returns except in situations where an error has been made in fulfilling your order. In the event of an error, contact our office within 15 days of receipt of the order to obtain approval for the return.

NOTICE TO BUYERS

VARIETY DESCRIPTIONS

Variety descriptions and images presented in this catalog serve as a guideline only. They are provided for comparison purposes to help you plan your crop program and can be expected to vary to some degree depending upon location, soil type, environmental conditions, crop management practices, pest or pathogen presence, and other uncontrollable factors that may affect the expected performance. Descriptions in the catalog are the result of favorable growing conditions and identical results are not guaranteed.

Statements regarding a variety's response to a specific pest, pathogen, or stress are based on evaluation under select conditions. These reactions can be affected by the factors mentioned above, as well as new pathogen races, pest types or vectors for disease. Therefore, we give no warranty, express or implied, for crop performance relative to the information given; nor do we accept any liability for any loss, direct or consequential, that may arise from any cause. Read all seed package labeling carefully as it contains terms and conditions of sale.

WARRANTY

WARRANTY & DISCLAIMER of WARRANTIES: Rupp Seeds, Inc. (Rupp) warrants that the products are labeled as required by law and conforms within tolerances to the label description. Rupp and its seed suppliers make no other express or implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or otherwise. Any recommendations for use of these products are based on Rupp and their suppliers best judgment, but there is no warranty of results to be obtained in connection therewith.

LIMITATIONS of LIABILITY: The exclusive remedy for loss or damages due to breach of the foregoing warranty or contract or for negligence or other cause shall be limited to the purchase price of the product and shall not include any consequential damages. Claims for defects in this product must be presented to Rupp as soon as possible to enable Rupp to investigate the claim and in any event within 30 days after discovery.

NOTICE OF REQUIRED ARBITRATION: The seed laws of some states require Arbitration of disputes of allegedly defective seed as a prerequisite to maintaining a legal action of the seller.

Please contact your State Department of Agriculture for specific requirements as to filing procedures as soon as you learn the fact upon which a claim is based. Before any legal action is initiated, a pre-harvest inspection may be required.

TERMS AND PAYMENT INFORMATION

PAYING FOR YOUR ORDER

We accept payment via credit or debit card, check, and wire transfer. Open account terms and financing is available for qualifying customers. Payment discounts are available for select payment methods and products.

Credit Card
We accept the following credit cards as payment: Discover, MasterCard, VISA or John Deere Financial. Please indicate which card you wish to use and furnish a complete card number, expiration date, 3-digit verification code, name on card, and billing address of the account holder. Your credit card will not be charged until your order is shipped. Not eligible for cash discounts.

Check
We accept business or personal checks, money orders, and cashier’s checks which are eligible for payment discounts. Please refer to the Cash Discount Program for details.

If paying by check, please allow 10 days for your check to clear the bank before your seed will be shipped.

A fee of $25.00 will be charged for any check returned by the bank.

Wire Transfer
We do accept payment via wire transfers to our bank. Please contact our office for processing details.

There is a $25.00 processing fee for wire transfers.

Open Accounts
Open account terms are available to qualifying customers. To establish credit terms, a customer must have a minimum of $1000 in seed purchases, and a Rupp/JD credit application must be completed and submitted for review. Please allow several weeks to process.

Payments on open account invoices are eligible for payment discounts. Please refer to the Cash Discount Program for details.

Invoice Terms
Payment in full is expected on or before the due date indicated on the invoice, not from the statement date.

Past due invoices will be charged a finance charge of 1.5% per month on the past due amount.

Any fees or legal expenses incurred in collecting unpaid accounts will be charged to the account to the extent permitted by law.

Seed Financing
We offer a variety of financing programs for growers that provide post-harvest payment flexibility. Our premier program features 0% interest and payment isn’t due until December 2018. Check the Financing Programs section for more details.

CASH DISCOUNT PROGRAM

Rupp Seeds offers a cash discount program as an incentive for early payment of your seed order or invoice. Cash discounts are available for orders over $250.00.

Use the following table to determine your discount rate for the month in which you are sending payment.

November . . . 

7.0%

               

February . . . 

4.0%

December . . .

6.0%

               

March . . . . . .

3.0%

January . . . . .

5.0%

               

April . . . . . . . 

3.0%

Our cash discount program can be used in the following ways:

A) Prepay on account – Make a payment on your account as prepayment for your expected purchases in the coming season. We will add the discount amount to your balance thus increasing your account balance.

B) Pay with order – After you assemble and total your order, simply calculate and subtract the cash discount amount based on the month of payment and send a payment for the balance.

C) Pay upon receipt of order acknowledgment – You can also receive a cash discount for payment after receipt of your order acknowledgment. Payment can occur at any time before your seed is shipped.

Please note the following details about cash discounts:

Cash discounts are only available on vegetable and grain seeds. Cash discounts are not available for non-seed items including: seed treatments, clothing, accessories, planter plates, popping corn, supplies, freight charges, etc.

Cash discounts are not available on orders less than $250 or for credit card, debit card, COD and John Deere Financial orders.

FINANCING PROGRAMS

Our premier John Deere financing program features 0% interest until December 2019 on orders placed before December 31st, 2018.

For orders placed later in the season, we are offering additional financing programs which provide the benefit of low interest rates, with no payment required until the final settlement date of December 2019. Here’s a list of all the programs planned for the 2019 sales season: 

Availability

Program

Through December 2018 . . 

0%

January & February 2019 . . 

Prime* - 2%

March & April 2019 . . . . . . . . 

Prime* 

May through August 2019 . . 

Prime* + 6.95%

* These are variable rate programs based on the prime rate, which was 5.25% as of 11/1/2018.

Please note the following details about JD financing programs:

Initial order for the season must total $1,000 or more. Orders must be placed before December 31st, 2018 to be eligible for 0% financing program.

John Deere Financial orders are not eligible to receive cash discounts.

You must have a John Deere Financial Preferred Account with Special Terms Financing to be eligible. Call our office at 800-700-1199 to find out if your account is ready to take advantage of this new financing option.

If not, all you need to do is fill out a credit application and John Deere Financial will fast track the approval, or you can apply online at www.deere.com or call 800-356-9033. Be sure to indicate to John Deere Financial that you need a Special Terms credit limit and let them know an expected crop input budget. If you fill out the form online you will need to visit a John Deere equipment dealer with two forms of identification before your account is accessible.

Currently John Deere Financial options are only available for U.S. based customers.