ORS 576.700¹
Definitions for ORS 576.700 to 576.710

As used in ORS 576.700 (Definitions for ORS 576.700 to 576.710) to 576.710 (Applicability of ORS 576.705):

(1) "Commodity" has the meaning for that term provided in ORS 576.051 (Definitions for ORS 576.051 to 576.455).

(2) "Processor" means any person who purchases, offers to purchase or contracts to purchase in this state any commodity from a producer or an agent of a producer for the purpose of packaging, processing or marketing such commodity. "Processor" does not include any cooperative, formed pursuant to ORS chapter 62.

(3) "Producer" means any person other than a processor who produces a commodity in this state for commercial purposes.

(4) "Meat animal" has the meaning for that term provided in ORS 603.010 (Definitions). [1971 c.531 §1; 1975 c.703 §8]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 576—Agricultural Marketing Generally, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­576.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information