WSR 99-01-048

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[Filed December 10, 1998, 10:07 a.m.]



Continuance of WSR 98-19-128.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 98-12-078.

Title of Rule: Chapter 16-200 WAC, Rules relating to feeds, fertilizers and livestock remedies.

Purpose: To describe requirements for registration for commercial fertilizers; including the methods to use for total metals analysis and specifying the metals information which must be submitted with the registration application; to describe the methods for determining maximum use rates for plant nutrients; to set the Washington application rates; to express the Washington standards for metals in pounds per acre per year; to describe how the department will determine if a commercial fertilizer meets or exceeds the metals standards; and to describe a violation of the rules.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 15.54 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 15.54 RCW.

Summary: This continuance changes the intended adoption date of the fertilizer rules to December 30, 1998.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 30, 1998.

December 10, 1998

Bob Arrington

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office