AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
BEEKEEPING AND MAPLE AND HONEY PRODUCTS
429:11 Control of Disease.
The commissioner of agriculture, markets, and food and the state entomologist are authorized to develop a program for the control of American foulbrood disease of honeybees through the fumigation of hives and such other measures as will control such disease. They shall establish reasonable fees for providing disease control services to owners of bees in this state and in adjoining states. The fees established under this section shall be sufficient to pay, over a 5-year period, for any equipment purchased to provide such services and to pay for the maintenance and operation expenses of such equipment.
Source. 1985, 72:1. 1995, 130:5, eff. July 23, 1995.