S.102- An act relating to the regulation of agricultural inputs for farming

Sponsor(s): Senate Committee on Agriculture

Location: Senate 2/26/2021 – On motion of Senator Pearson, rules suspended bill was committed to the Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Subject: Agriculture; solid waste; composting; poultry

Statement of purpose of bill as introduced: This bill proposes to require the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets to regulate compost foraging as farming. The bill would amend the definition of “farming” under Act 250 and the Required Agricultural Practices to include compost foraging. The bill would also require the manufacturer or distributor of animal health products, feed supplements, biostimulants, soil amendments, and plant amendments sold or distributed in the State to register the products with the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets

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