1437.309 Turfgrass sod.§ 1437.309 Turfgrass sod.
(a) Turfgrass sod is a value loss crop and is the upper stratum of soil bound by mature grass and plant roots into a thick mat produced in commercial quantities for sale.
(b) Specific species, types or varieties of grass intended for turfgrass sod will be considered a separate crop without regard to other intended uses.
(c) The unit of measure for all turfgrass sod is a square yard.
(d) Turfgrass sod having any value will be considered as worth full value.
(e) In addition to the records required in § 1437.8, producers seeking payment must provide information to FSA regarding the average number of square yards per acre and all unharvested areas.[67 FR 12448, Mar. 19, 2002, as amended at 79 FR 74582, 74583, Dec. 15, 2014]