Department of Agriculture - Grain Marketing Program - Definitions.

Published: 2008-06-28

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(A) "Wheat", "barley", "rye", and "oats" mean all kinds and varieties of these respective grains.

(B) "Bushel" means sixty pounds of wheat, fifty pounds of barley, fifty-six pounds of rye or thirty-two pounds of oats by weight.

(C) "Purchaser" means any person who receives first transfer of title from the producer, but not those persons who take no title but facilitate sales or marketing such as brokers, transfer agents, commission agents and transportation companies.

(D) "Market year" means the twelve consecutive month period beginning the first day of July and ending on the following thirtieth day of June.

(E) "District" means the geographical divisions of the state established pursuant to this program.

(F) "Collection agent" means a collector at the point of first sale or a person otherwise designated by the director who has the authority, as specified in this program, to collect assessments from the producers.

(G) "Net price" means the price after moisture and quality discounts or premiums, but before any deductions for storage, handling, trucking, or other services.