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1510.0431 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.


The definitions in this part apply to parts 1510.0430 to 1510.0434. For the purposes of parts 1510.0430 to 1510.0434, the terms "brand," "commissioner," "compost," "fertilizer," "guarantor," "label," "labeling," "plant amendment," "plant food," "sewage sludge," and "soil amendment" have the meanings given them in Minnesota Statutes, section 18C.005.

Subp. 2.

Animal manure.

"Animal manure" means the excreta of animals together with whatever bedding materials are needed to follow good dairy barn, feedlot, and poultry house practices to maintain proper sanitary conditions.

Subp. 3.

Inert ingredients.

"Inert ingredients" means the ingredients present in soil or plant amendments that are not soil or plant amending ingredients.

Subp. 4.


"Peat" means partly decayed vegetable matter of natural occurrence. It is composed chiefly of organic matter that may contain some nitrogen of low activity.

Subp. 5.

Sphagnum peat moss.

"Sphagnum peat moss" means a peat source from a sphagnum moss peat deposit (bog) of which an oven-dried sample would contain a minimum of 66-2/3 percent sphagnum moss fiber by weight. These fibers are stems and leaves of sphagnum that have recognizable fibrous and cellular structure.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 17.725; 18C.121


19 SR 2269

Published Electronically:

July 24, 2008

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