Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0062 - Oregon No. 2 Grade

"Oregon No. 2" consists of stalks of asparagus which are fresh and not badly misshapen; which are free from decay and free from serious damage caused by spreading or broken tips, dirt, disease, insects or other means:

(1) Size. Unless otherwise specified, the diameter of each stalk is not less than 5/16 inch.
(2) Color. Unless otherwise specified, not less than 1/2 of the stalk length is of a green color.
(3) Tolerances. In order to allow for variations incident to proper grading and handling, the following tolerances, by count, are provided as specified:
(a) For defects. Ten percent for stalks in any lot which fail to meet the requirements of this grade, including therein not more than 1/10 of this tolerance, or one percent, shall be allowed for stalks affected by decay;
(b) For off-size. Ten percent for stalks in any lot which fail to meet the specified diameter or length requirements.


Or. Admin. R. 603-051-0062
AD 1023(13-74), f. 4-19-74, ef. 5-11-74

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561.190 & ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

Stats. Implemented: ORS 632.900 - ORS 632.980

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