A distributor who blends or mixes fertilizer or distributes fertilizer, for agricultural use, in bulk, must furnish each purchaser with an invoice or delivery ticket in written or printed form showing the following information. In addition, copies of invoices or delivery tickets must be kept for five (5) years after the sale, delivery, or application of fertilizer. (18C.215 & Minnesota Rules, 1510.0410 to 1510.0422)
Net Wt. tons, lb, etc
Total Nitrogen (N) %
Available Phosphate (P2O5) %
Soluble Potash (K2O) %
Magnesium (Mg) %
Sulfur (S) %
Zinc (Zn) %
Di-Ammomium Phosphate (DAP)
Potassium Magnesium Sulfate
Total Net Wt.
* Optional Information.** Net Weight and Guaranteed Analysis of each material used.*** Net Weight and Guaranteed Analysis of the final mixture.
The aforementioned specifications are the minimum required to be placed on a bulk agricultural fertilizer product label. If additional information is provided on the label, further labeling requirements may be enforced. Therefore, it is advisable to consult with the department for a label review prior to final printing. In addition, it is recommended that Minnesota Rules, 1510.0410 to 1510.0422 the Fertilizer Labeling Rules be reviewed prior to printing a label.
The above is a suggested format. Alternative formats may be used provided they are approved by the MDA.
Carol Durden, State Program AdministratorCarol.Durden@state.mn.us651-201-6379Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division