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Plant Industry - Seed and Fertilizer Section

Fertilizer and Lime Reporting System-Tonnage Fees

The N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services-Budget and Finance Division-External Audit Section is responsible for ensuring all inspection fees due for fertilizer and lime are properly assessed and collected in accordance with the applicable General Statutes noted below. 

In accordance with General Statute 106-671, a tonnage fee of $.50 per ton for fertilizer is due monthly to the NCDA&CS-Budget and Finance Division.

In accordance with General Statute 106-92.8, tonnage fees for lime and landplaster in the amount of $.50 per ton are due monthly to the NCDA&CS-Budget and Finance Division

These inspection fees partially support the compliance and service activities implemented by the NCDA&CS-Plant Industry Division, Food and Drug Protection Division and Agronomic Services Division field and laboratory staff.

Program Forms:

Any completed and signed application is to be forwarded to Revenue Auditor, NCDA&CS-Budget and Finance Division, 1001 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1001.  Questions regarding the tonnage permit applications or otherrequirements may be directed to 919-707-3041.






NCDA&CS Plant Industry Division - Seed & Fertilizer Section
Seed & Fertilizer Section Administrator - Danny Turner
Mailing Address:1060 Mail Service Center, Raleigh NC 27699-1060
Physical Address: 216 West Jones Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Phone:(919) 707-3735 | FAX: (919) 733-1041