2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 4 - AGRICULTURE AND DOMESTIC ANIMALS
Section 4:9-15.25 - Deficiency in primary plant nutrients; penalties
4:9-15.25 Deficiency in primary plant nutrients; penalties
25. If an official analysis shows that a commercial fertilizer is deficient in one or more of its guaranteed primary plant nutrients (nitrogen, available phosphoric acid, and soluble potash) beyond the investigational allowance as established by regulation or if the over-all index value of the fertilizer is below the level established by regulation, a penalty of five times the commercial value of such deficiency shall be assessed by the State Chemist against the licensee. Subsequent violations within two years of the first violation shall be subject to an additional penalty of not less than $200.00 or more than $1,000.00.
L.1970,c.66,s.25; amended 2002, c.34, s.7.