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Sec. 3. Before any concentrated commercial feeding stuff shall be sold or offered or exposed for sale in this state the person who shall cause it to be sold or offered or exposed for sale shall file with the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, on or before September 1, 1925, and annually thereafter, two certified copies of the statement prescribed in section two of this act, on forms supplied by the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, and shall pay a registration fee of fifteen dollars for each brand to be sold or offered or exposed for sale in this state. When any feeding stuff shall have been registered and the fee paid thereon, the director of said station shall issue a certificate of registration for such feed, and a list of the brands so registered shall be published annually in the station report. Fees so paid to said station shall be used toward defraying the expense of inspection. Whenever registration and payment as prescribed herein shall have been made on any brand of feeding stuff by any person, no other person shall be required to register such brand or to pay a registration fee thereon. The director may refuse registration of any feeding stuff, or may cancel any registration which shall have been made, if it shall appear or shall be found that all the provisions of this act have not been fulfilled, or if the feeding stuff shall bear any statement, design or device which shall be false or misleading as regard to materials of which it is composed. No feeding stuff on which registration shall have been refused or cancelled shall be permitted to be sold or offered or exposed for sale in this state.

Sec. 4. Every manufacturer, importer, agent or person selling or offering or exposing for sale any concentrated commercial feeding stuff in relation to which all the provisions of sections two and three of this act shall not have been complied with, shall be fined not more than one hundred dollars for the first offense and not more than two hundred dollars each subsequent offense.

Sec. 5. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station may collect a sample, not exceeding two pounds in weight, for analysis, from any lot, parcel or package of concentrated commercial feeding stuff or unmixed meals, brans or middlings, which may be in the possession of any manufacturer, importer, agent or dealer, but such sample shall be taken in the presence of the parties in interest or their representatives, and taken from a number of parcels or packages which shall not be less than five per centum of the whole lot inspected, and shall be thoroughly mixed, divided into two samples, placed in glass vessels or other suitable containers, carefully sealed and a label placed on each stating the name or brand of the feeding stuff or material sampled, the name of the party from whose stock the sample was taken and the time and place of taking the same. Such label shall be signed by the station chemist or his deputy and one of such samples shall be retained by such chemist or his deputy and the other by the party whose stock shall have been sampled. Said station shall cause at least one sample of each brand of feeding stuff so collected to be analyzed annually by or under the direction of such chemist. Such analysis shall include a determination of crude fat, crude protein and crude fiber and any such other determination as may be advisable. Said station shall cause the analysis so made to be published in station bulletins, together with such additional information in relation to the character, composition and use thereof as may be of importance and shall issue the same annually or more frequently if advisable.

Sec. 6. The dairy and food commissioner and the director of the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station may make rules and regulations for carrying out the provisions of this act.

Sec. 7. The dairy and food commissioner shall enforce the provisions of this act and when evidence shall be submitted by the Connecticut Agricultural Experimental Station that any provision of this act shall have been violated, he shall make complaint to the prosecuting officer having jurisdiction thereof.

Sec. 8. The term "importer" shall include such persons as shall bring into or offer for sale within this state concentrated commercial feeding stuffs manufactured without this state.

Sec. 9. Sections 4774, 4776, 4777, 4778, 4779, 4780 and 4781 of the general statutes are repealed.

INFORMATION No. 50

Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Statin

Nem Hanen, Connectirut

REGULATIONS CONCERNING THE SHIPMENT OF

NURSERY STOCK, AND THE NEW LAW

W. E. BRITTON, State Entomologist.

NURSERY CERTIFICATES. The original certificate issued by the State Entomologist under Chapter 265, Public Acts of 1925, is to be kept in the nurseryman's possession, and is not to be attached to any package of nursery stock. It applies to the whole nursery which has been inspected and to such purchased stock as has been received from other nurseries under the certificate of a state or government officer. If any stock is received from outside the state unaccompanied by such a certificate, the State Entomologist should be notified at once so that it may be inspected.

An exact transcript of the certificate including number and date may be printed on labels or tags for shipping and must be attached to each package sent out of the nursery. An additional statement, made by the owner, that the stock has been fumigated will be required in many states. The law now requires that the inspection certificate be attached to every package shipped to points both within the State of Connecticut and outside. Please see that a copy always accompanies each sale whether shipped by freight, express, mail, automobile or whether carried away by the purchaser.

After the date of expiration, which is a part of each certificate, the document becomes invalid and should not be attached to any box, bale or package. The nurseryman has no right to change the date or any other portion of the certificate.

The improper use or abuse of a certificate will not be tolerated, and the certificate may be revoked for cause.

Duplicate copies of certificates for filing in other states will be furnished on request of the nurseryman.

DEALER'S PERMITS.

The original permit issued by the State Entomologist under Chapter 265, Public Acts of 1925, should be kept in the dealer's possession and is not to be attached to any package or shipment of nursery stock, though copies may be made for this purpose.

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