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Title XVII AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS

Chapter 266

Effective - 30 May 1985, see footnote bottom

  266.505.  Definitions. — Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, as used in sections 266.500 to 266.550, the following terms have the following meanings:

  (1)  "Agricultural limestone", finely ground or crushed limestone, either calcitic or dolomitic, which shall have a minimum specification of ninety percent of the material passing through a United States standard number eight sieve;

  (2)  "Agricultural liming material mixture" includes agricultural liming materials and any other compound in a mixture, including, but not limited to, fertilizer materials, pesticides, water or other products mixed with agricultural liming materials.  Minimum specifications of fineness and purity as set forth in sections 266.500 to 266.550, and the rules promulgated under sections 266.500 to 266.550, must be met on the agricultural liming material prior to its being mixed with other compounds;

  (3)  "Agricultural liming materials", those materials containing calcium or calcium and magnesium in the carbonate, oxide or hydroxide form or a combination thereof, which are capable of neutralizing soil acidity and supplying plant nutrients;

  (4)  "Brand", the term, designation, trademark, production name or other specific designation under which individual agricultural liming materials are offered for sale;

  (5)  "Bulk", nonpackaged form;

  (6)  "Director", the director of the Missouri agricultural experiment station at Columbia, Missouri;

  (7)  "Distributor", any person who imports, consigns, manufactures or produces agricultural liming materials or offers for sale, sells, orders or otherwise supplies agricultural liming materials for consumption or use in this state, except that this term shall not apply to any person who purchases agricultural liming materials from a distributor registered under sections 266.500 to 266.550 and which has once been sold in compliance with sections 266.500 to 266.550;

  (8)  "Label", any written or printed matter on or attached to the delivery ticket which accompanies bulk shipments;

  (9)  "Metric ton", two thousand, two hundred avoirdupois pounds;

  (10)  "Official sieve analysis of agricultural liming materials", analysis determined by the Association of Official Analytical Chemists wet sieve method;

  (11)  "Other agricultural liming materials", calcium or calcium and magnesium in the carbonate, oxide, or hydroxide form, or a combination thereof, which is capable of neutralizing soil acidity and which meets the same minimum fineness specifications as those for crushed or ground limestone, except for specially processed materials which must meet specifications as set forth in the rules and regulations;

  (12)  "Percent or percentage", by weight;

  (13)  "Permanent fixed plants", stationary crushing and screening equipment which is immobile;

  (14)  "Person", any individual, partnership, association, firm, or corporation;

  (15)  "Portable plants", mobile crushing and screening equipment mounted on wheels;

  (16)  "Producer", an individual, firm, partnership, or corporation, who in the operation of a limestone quarry crushes or grinds agricultural liming materials or who produces agricultural limestone or agricultural liming materials as a residue or by-product of mining, milling or processing of ore;

  (17)  "Ton", two thousand avoirdupois pounds.

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(L. 1976 H.B. 1630 § 2, A.L. 1985 S.B. 65)

Effective 5-30-85


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