Several special programs are associated with the Department. The New York Seed Improvement Project produces and distributes certified seed and serves as the official seed certifying agency of the NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets. The USDA Center for Agricultural Bioinformatics organizes molecular and agricultural information about rice, small grains, Solanaceae, and crucifer crops for global electronic access. Headquarters of the Cornell-Eastern Europe-Mexico (CEEM) Project on Potato Late Blight Control are in Plant Breeding. The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA) also has close links with the Department.