Code of Maryland Regulations
Title 09 - MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Subtitle 12 - DIVISION OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY
Chapter 09.12.41 - Wage and Hour Law
09.12.41.02 - Agriculture

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg 09.12.41.02

09.12.41.02. Agriculture

"Agriculture" means work performed by a farmer or on a farm as an incident to or in conjunction with farming operations, such as:

A. The cultivation and tillage of soil, including grading, rock removal, building terraces, irrigation, and fertilization;

B. The production, growing, cultivation, or harvesting of agricultural or horticultural products or commodities;

C. Breeding, fattening, feeding, or the general care of livestock, bees, fur-bearing animals whose fur has marketable value, or poultry, including poultry hatchery operations;

D. Dairying, including:

(1) Caring for and milking of milk-giving animals,

(2) Containing, cooling, and storage of milk when done on the farm, and

(3) Farm-based manufacturing operations directly and closely related to dairying, such as separating cream or making butter;

E. Farming activities on experimental farms or nurseries, or in greenhouses or mushroom cellars; or

F. Duties directly and closely related to farming operations, including the:

(1) Preparation of products or commodities for market, or

(2) Delivery of products or commodities to storage, market, or carriers for transportation to market.

(Regulations .02 repealed and new regulations .02 adopted effective December 17, 1984 (11:25 Md. R. 2132))
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