7 CFR 2900.3 - Essential agricultural uses.
For purposes of Section 401(c) of the NGPA the following classes or portions of classes are certified as essential agricultural uses in order to meet the requirements of full food and fiber production:
Essential Agricultural Uses
Industry SIC No. and Industry Description
Food and Natural Fiber Production
02Agricultural Production—Livestock Excluding 0272—Horses and Other Equines, and Nonfood Portions of 0279—Animal Specialties, Not Elsewhere Classified.
0723Crop Preparation Services for Market, Except Cotton Ginning (see fiber processing).
Fertilizer and Agricultural Chemicals
(Process and Feedstock Use Only)
1474Potash, Soda, and Borate Materials.
2819Industrial Inorganic Chemicals, n.e.c. (Agricultural related only).
2865Cyclic Crudes and Cyclic Intermediates, Dyes and Organic Pigments (Agricutural related only).
2869Industrial Organic Chemicals, n.e.c. (Agricutural related only).
2899Chemicals and Chemical Preparations, n.e.c. (Salt—Feed grade only).
3274Lime (Agricultural lime only).
Food and Natural Fiber Processing-Food
20Food and Kindred Products Except 2047Dog, Cat and Other Pet Food, and 2048Prepared Feeds and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Not Elsewhere Classified.
2869Industrial Organic Chemicals (Monosodium Glutamate, Food-grade Citric Acid and Food-grade Enzymes only).
2899Chemicals and Chemical Preparations, n.e.c. (Salt for food use only).
Animal Feeds, and Food
(Process and Feedstock Use Only)
2047Dog, Cat and Other Pet Food.
2048Prepared Feeds and Feed Ingredients for Animals and Fowls, Not Elsewhere Classified.
2141Tobacco Stemming and Redrying.
2299Textile Goods, n.e.c. (wool tops, combing and converting).
3111Leather Tanning and Finishing.
Food Quality Maintenance—Food Packaging
2641Paper Coating and Glazing (food related only).
2643Bags, Except Textile (food related only).
2645Die Cut Paper and Paperboard (food related only).
2646Pressed and Molded Pulp Goods (food related only).
2649Converted Paper Products (food related only).
2651Folding Paperboard Boxes (food related only).
2653Corrugated and Solid Fiber Boxes (food related only).
2654Sanitary Food Containers.
2655Fiber Cans, Tubes, Drums, and Similar Products (food related only).
3079Miscellaneous Plastic Products (food related only).
3221Glass Containers (food related only).
3411Metal Cans (food related only).
3412Metal Shipping Barrels, Drums, Kegs, and Pails (food related only).
3466Metal Crowns and Closures (Food Related Only).
3497Metal Foil and Leaf (food related only).
Petroleum wax, synthetic petroleum wax and polyethylene wax (food grade only) as food containers.
Marketing and Distribution
4221Farm Product Warehousing and Storage.
514Groceries and Related Products.
5153Farm Product Raw Materials—Grain.
(1) Agricultural production on set-aside acreage or acreage diverted from the production of a commodity (as provided under the Agricultural Act of 1949) to be devoted to the production of any commodity for conversion into alcohol or hydrocarbons for use as motor fuel or other fuels;
(2) Sugar refining for production of alcohol; and
(3) Distillation of fuel-grade alcohol from food grains and other biomass by facilities in existence on June 30, 1980 which do not have the installed capability to burn coal lawfully, for a period ending June 29, 1985.
(Pub. L. 95-621, Nov. 8, 1978, 92 Stat. 3350; 15 U.S.C. 3301 et seq.)
[44 FR 28786, May 17, 1979, as amended at 45 FR 5298, Jan. 23, 1980; 45 FR 45887, 45888, July 8, 1980; 45 FR 50550, July 30, 1980; 47 FR 25320, June 11, 1982; 48 FR 43670, Sept. 26, 1983; 49 FR 37733, Sept. 26, 1984]
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