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State Planting and Harvesting Periods


Definitions as per FMCSA Regulations

§395.2 states: Agricultural commodity means any agricultural commodity, nonprocessed food, feed, fiber, or livestock (including livestock as defined in sec. 602 of the Emergency Livestock Feed Assistance Act of 1988 [7 U.S.C. 1471] and insects).


Similarly, the 395.1(k)(1) “Agricultural Operations” exception applies to all Agricultural commodities from the source of the agricultural commodities to a location within a 150 air mile radius from the source.



Please be advised that the dates and information listed in this document are merely observations from previous years and should be used as a guide only, and we advise you to contact each state to verify this information prior to operating in that state.  

Last updated: Friday, March 26, 2021