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Title XVII AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS

Chapter 275

Effective - 28 Aug 1979 bottom

  275.300.  Definitions. — When used in sections 275.300 to 275.370 the following terms mean:

  (1)  "Agricultural commodity", any agriculture product that has been produced for purpose of sale or exchange except animals whose principal use could be construed as recreational, or as a pet;

  (2)  "Commercial quantity", a quantity produced per year or other period of time which quantity is defined and determined by the commodity merchandising council concerned;

  (3)  "Commodity merchandising council", a group representative of the commodity, hereafter referred to as the "council";

  (4)  "Director", the director of the department of agriculture of the state of Missouri or his delegated representative;

  (5)  "Handler", any person who engages in the selling, marketing, or distribution of any agricultural commodity on a wholesale basis, which he has purchased for resale or which he is marketing on behalf of a producer, and shall include a producer who distributes any agricultural commodity which he has produced;

  (6)  "Processor", any person engaged in the receiving, grading, packing, canning, freezing, drying, or other methods of preparation for market of agricultural commodities produced in Missouri for sale;

  (7)  "Producer", any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, or unincorporated association engaged within this state in business of producing for market any agricultural commodity in commercial quantities.

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(L. 1969 S.B. 65 § 1, A.L. 1973 S.B. 92, A.L. 1979 S.B. 43)


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