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Maryland Code, Agriculture § 6-210.1

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(a) Any retail outlet distributing commercial fertilizer in bags weighing 50 pounds or more shall display prominently a sign advising customers that:

(1) Overuse of commercial fertilizer damages State waters, including the Chesapeake Bay;  and

(2) Customers concerned with protecting and restoring the health of the Chesapeake Bay and other State waters should, before using a commercial fertilizer, receive a chemical analysis of the soil to be fertilized from a soil-testing laboratory.

(b) The Department shall develop and make available at no cost to an affected retailer a sign that meets the requirements of subsection (a) of this section.

Cite this article: - Maryland Code, Agriculture § 6-210.1 - last updated December 31, 2021 |

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