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18C.415 FERTILIZER LICENSES.
    Subdivision 1. License required. (a) A person may not sell or distribute bulk fertilizers for
use on agricultural lands, custom apply fertilizers, or manufacture, blend, or otherwise manipulate
fertilizers without obtaining a license from the commissioner from each fixed location where the
person does business within the state and one license for all fixed locations that are located
outside of the state.
(b) A distributor may not manipulate fertilizer by means of a mobile mechanical unit without
a license from the commissioner for each mobile mechanical unit. For the purposes of this section,
fertilizer application equipment owned or operated by a person licensed under paragraph (a)
is not considered a mobile mechanical unit.
    Subd. 2. Copy of label and labeling material. Application for license must include:
(1) a designation of the formula such as is provided on an invoice, delivery ticket, label, or
label facsimile, for each product manufactured or formulated; and
(2) a copy of all labeling material used in this state for promotion of each product
manufactured or formulated.
    Subd. 3. Effective period. Other licenses are for the period from January 1 to the following
December 31 and must be renewed annually by the licensee before January 1. A license is
not transferable from one person to another, from the ownership to whom issued to another
ownership, or from one location to another location.
    Subd. 4. Posting of license. The license must be posted in a conspicuous place in each fixed
location in this state and accompany each mobile mechanical unit operated in this state.
History: 1989 c 326 art 6 s 23; 1996 c 330 s 18