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Title 012 | Chapter 004 | Regulation 170

12 KAR 4:170.Maximum chlorine guarantees for tobacco fertilizers.

Section 1.



All fertilizers sold for or represented for use on field crop tobacco, shall, in addition to the other guarantees established by 12 KAR Chapter 4, state a maximum chlorine guarantee not to exceed fifty (50) pounds chlorine per acre (equivalent to 100 pounds of muriate of potash per acre) in the following format:
Chlorine (Cl), Maximum 50 lb./acre


The maximum chlorine guarantee shall be prominently and conspicuously displayed on the label as required by KRS 250.376.


The invoice, shipping ticket, or bag label shall:


State the rate of application expressed as pounds or tons of the blended fertilizer per acre;


State clearly that the fertilizer is for use on tobacco; and


Give directions for use to include a maximum application rate so that no more than fifty (50) pounds of chlorine shall be applied per acre.


The provisions of this administrative regulation shall not apply to fertilizers for use on plant beds.

HISTORY: (11 Ky.R. 516; Am. 970; eff. 11-13-1984; 26 Ky.R. 1586; eff. 4-12-2000; 47 Ky.R. 118, 937; eff. 11-18-2020.)

7-Year Expiration: 11/18/2027

Last Action: 2/1/2022

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