Class Code: 0035

Per NCCI's Scopes Code Description:

Code 0035 applies to all acreage or facilities devoted to raising and cultivating potted house plants, fresh cut flowers, and flower bulbs. This classification also applies to all acreage or facilities devoted to raising and harvesting annuals, perennials, or other bedding plants used in garden beds or as ground covers.

Code 0035 includes planting, cultivating, fertilizing, watering, trimming, potting, repotting, transplanting, and harvesting plants in the field or in greenhouses. Subsequent grading, sorting, packing, and shipping of the harvested products are also included in this classification. In addition, Code 0035 includes retail or wholesale sales conducted from the farm location.

Hydroponic vegetable production, which is the technique of growing vegetables in a water solution containing dissolved inorganic nutrients, is also contemplated by this classification.

Analogy Assignments:

Code 0035 has additionally been assigned to the growing, harvesting, and processing algae into a food supplement. The algae is usually grown in shallow ponds.

Mushroom farming is also included in Code 0035.

Related Operations Not Classified to Code 0035:

  • Code 0035 does not apply to the propagation and/or harvesting of trees, bushes or shrubs. These operations are included in Code 0005.
  • A store or business that does not perform cultivation but is principally involved in the sale of fresh cut flowers and potted plants and the incidental sale of shrubs and trees, is assigned to Code 8001 when these store operations are located at a separate location away from the farm.

Rate per $100. of Renumeration: $ 2.12

Construction Exemption Required: No