Or. Admin. R. 603-056-0105 - Labeling of Seed Containers

(1) The labeling of seed containers or bins, required by ORS 633.520, 633.531, 633.541 and 633.545, shall not be smaller than eight point type.
(2) The person who sells, offers for sale or transports agricultural or vegetable seed within this state shall be responsible for the required labeling.
(3) In addition to the statutory labeling requirements, seed packaged in hermetically sealed containers shall also be labeled to indicate that the seed has been preconditioned as to moisture con-tent and that the container has been hermetically sealed. The hermetically sealed containers may also be labeled with the statement "germination test valid until (month and year)," but the date shall not be more than 36 months after the test date.
(4) As provided in ORS 633.520(1), in addition to the name of the kind, the following seeds shall be labeled with one of the variety names or the statement "variety not stated": Alfalfa; Bahiagrass; Barley; Bean, field; Beet, field; Brome, smooth; Broomcorn; Clover, crimson; Clover, red; Clover, white; Corn, field; Corn, pop; Cotton; Cowpea; Fescue, tall; Flax; Lespedeza, striate; Millet, foxtail; Millet, pearl; Oat; Pea, field; Peanut; Rice; Rye; Safflower; Sorghum; Sorghum-Sundangrass, hybrid; Soybean; Sudangrass; Sunflower; Tobacco; Trefoil, birdsfoot; Wheat, common; and Wheat, durum. In the event two or more varieties of agricultural seed are packaged in one container, the label shall contain the kind, variety and percentage of each, in addition to the term "mixture" or "mixed seed."


Or. Admin. R. 603-056-0105
AD 8-1983, f. & ef. 7-19-83

Stat. Auth.: ORS 561 & ORS 633

Stats. Implemented: ORS 633.520, ORS 633.531, ORS 633.541& ORS 633.545

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