Definitions for ORS 646.515 to 646.545
(1) "Agricultural commodity" means any and all agricultural, horticultural, viticultural and vegetable products produced in this state, either in their natural state or as processed by a producer for the purpose of marketing such product, including bees and honey, but not including timber or timber products.
(2) "Cooperative bargaining association" means:
(a) An association of producers formed or operated pursuant to ORS chapter 62 with the purpose of group bargaining with respect to the sale of any agricultural commodity or Oregon seafood commodity.
(b) A fishermen’s marketing association or fishermen’s trade association organized under ORS chapter 62 or 65.
(3)(a) "Dealer" means, except as provided in paragraph (b) of this subsection, any person or agent of the person who purchases or contracts to purchase an agricultural commodity or Oregon seafood commodity from a producer or agent of the producer, for the purpose of packing, processing or marketing such commodity.
(b) "Dealer" does not include any organization operating as an agricultural cooperative or Oregon seafood harvester cooperative.
(4) "Oregon seafood commodity" means any food fish as defined in ORS 506.011 (Types of marine life defined) over which the State Fish and Wildlife Commission has jurisdiction.
(5) "Producer" means a person engaged in the business of producing agricultural commodities or harvesting Oregon seafood commodities. [1963 c.514 §1; 1997 c.296 §1; 1997 c.393 §1; 2003 c.487 §4]
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