LIENS, MORTGAGES AND PLEDGES
AGRICULTURAL COMMODITY DEALER LIENS
45-1801. Definitions. As used in this chapter:
(1) "Agricultural product" means wheat, corn, oats, barley, rye, lentils, soybeans, grain sorghum, dry beans and peas, beans, safflower, sunflower seeds, tame mustards, rapeseed, flaxseed, leguminous seed or other small seed, or any other agricultural commodity, including any of the foregoing, whether cleaned, processed, treated, reconditioned or whether mixed, rolled or combined in any fashion or by any means to create a product used as animal, poultry or fish feed.
(2) "Agricultural commodity dealer" means any person who contracts for or solicits any agricultural product from an agricultural producer or negotiates the consignment or purchase of any agricultural product, or receives for sale, resale or shipment for storage, processing, cleaning or reconditioning, any agricultural product, or who buys during any calendar year, at least ten thousand dollars ($10,000) worth of agricultural products from the producer or producers of the commodity. Agricultural commodity dealer shall not mean a person who purchases agricultural products for his own use as seed or feed.
(3) "Agricultural commodity producer" means the owner, tenant or operator of land who receives all or part of the proceeds from the sale, under contract, bailment or otherwise, or delivery under contract or bailment, of agricultural products produced on that land.
(4) "Person" means an individual, trust, partnership, limited liability company, corporation, or unincorporated association or any other legal or commercial entity.
[45-1801, added 1983, ch. 202, sec. 1, p. 549; am. 1989, ch. 265, sec. 1, p. 644; am. 2001, ch. 363, sec. 1, p. 1279; am. 2002, ch. 308, sec. 1, p. 878.]