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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2020
 
Classification Code:
0172
 
Phraseology:
TRUCK FARMS
Footnote:

This classification applies to all acreage devoted to the cultivation and harvesting, including field packing, of garden vegetables, including but not limited to tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, onions, peas and sweet corn. This classification also applies to growing plants for the purpose of obtaining seeds, or the cultivation and harvesting of melons, dry peas, dry beans, soybeans, mushrooms or bean sprouts.

This classification also applies to the cultivation of garden vegetables using hydroponic farming methods or the raising of earthworms or snails.

The washing, sorting, sizing, grading, packing, precooling or otherwise preparing of vegetables for shipment (not field packing) shall be separately classified as 8209, Vegetables.

The growing of vegetable plants for sale to others for outdoor planting or decorative purposes shall be classified as 0005, Nurseries.

Providing machinery and operating crews to conduct mechanized farming or harvesting operations for separate concerns on a fee basis shall be classified as 0050, Farm Machinery Operation.

The cultivation and harvesting of hay; alfalfa; flax; safflower; maize; all sorghums; or all the cereal grains, including but not limited to wheat, barley, rice, field corn and oats shall be classified as 0171, Field Crops.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2020$4.10New/Renewal
1/1/2019$4.21New/Renewal
7/1/2018$4.53New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:

TRUCK FARMS

Footnote:

This classification applies to all acreage devoted to the cultivation and harvesting, including field packing, of garden vegetables, including but not limited to tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, onions, peas and sweet corn. This classification also applies to the cultivation and harvesting of melons, dry peas, dry beans, soybeans, mushrooms, bean sprouts or flower or vegetable seeds. This classification also applies to the cultivation of garden vegetables using hydroponic farming methods or the raising of earthworms or snails. The washing, sorting, sizing, grading, packing, precooling or otherwise preparing of vegetables for shipment (not field packing) shall be separately classified as 8209, Vegetables. The growing of vegetable plants for sale to others shall be classified as 0005, Nurseries. Providing machinery and operating crews to conduct mechanized farming or harvesting operations for separate concerns on a fee basis shall be classified as 0050, Farm Machinery Operation.

1/1/2019
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