Fertilizer License

Iowa Department of Ag & Land Stewardship


License to manufacture, distribute, and sell fertilizer or soil conditioner. *Only those persons possessing the fertilizer license are permitted to add pesticides to commercial fertilizers.

Code Citation IC 200.4

Who Applies Any person who manufactures, mixes, blends, mixes to customers order, offers for sale, or distributes any fertilizer or soil conditioner in Iowa must obtain a license.

When To Apply Application must be made and a license issued before fertilizer is sold, distributed, mixed, or manufactured.

Initial Requirements Does not pertain.

Duration The license fee must be paid on July 1 of each year.

Processing Time 10 days.

Fee Structure License Fee: $10 for each place of business.

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information Effective June 1, 2018, the license will last two years and the fee will be $20.

Services Provided

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Contact Information
Alan Keller
Wallace Building
502 East 9th St.
Des Moines, IA 50319