DATE: April 2, 2020
ACTION: Notice of Intent to Consider Amendments to Rule 40-12-4-.01 entitled “Limitations on Noxious Weed Seeds”
TO ALL INTERESTED PERSONS AND PARTIES:
Pursuant to the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, O.C.G.A. §§ 2-11-21 and 50-13-4, notice is hereby given that the Georgia Department of Agriculture will be accepting written comments regarding the adoption of amendments to Rule 40-12-4-.01 entitled “Limitations on Noxious Weed Seeds.” The Department will be accepting written comments from April 2, 2020, to the close of business (4:30 p.m. EST) on May 4, 2020.
SYNOPSIS, MAIN FEATURES AND DIFFERENCES:
The Department is proposing to amend Rule 40-12-4-.01 by updating the limitation on Pigweed (Amaranthus spp.) from 27 seeds per pound of pure seed to 270 seeds per pound of pure seed.
COMMENT PERIOD AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
The Department will be accepting written comments from April 2, 2020, to close of business (4:30 p.m. EST) on May 4, 2020. Comments will be considered on May 5, 2020. Please submit written comments to:
Program Director – Agricultural Inputs
Georgia Department of Agriculture
19 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, S.W.
Atlanta, Georgia 30334
Telephone Number: (404) 656-4958
Interested persons may call or submit a written request to obtain a copy of the proposed rules. A copy of the synopsis and the proposed rules may be downloaded from the Georgia Department of Agriculture website at www.agr.georgia.gov.
This notice is given in accordance with the Georgia Administrative Procedure Act, O.C.G.A. § 50-13-4.