38-27-1Definition of terms.

Terms used in this chapter mean:

(1)    "Council," the South Dakota Oilseeds Council;

(2)    "First purchaser," any person who initially places sunflowers, safflowers, canola, or flax, whether as an owner, agent, or otherwise, into the channels of trade and commerce, or who is engaged in the processing of sunflowers, safflowers, canola, or flax into any form;

(3)    "Grower," any person who plants, raises, and harvests sunflowers, safflowers, canola, or flax from more than ten acres;

(4)    "Hundredweight," a one hundred pound unit or a combination of packages making a one hundred pound unit or any one hundred pound shipment of sunflowers, safflowers, or canola based on invoices or bills of lading records;

(5)    "Oilseeds," any variety of sunflowers, safflowers, canola (rapeseed), or flax marketed or harvested within the state;

(6)    "Participating grower," a grower who has not requested a refund from the payment of assessments on sunflower, safflower, canola, or flax production under this chapter in the last three calendar years, including the current calendar year;

(7)    "Secretary," the secretary of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Source: SL 1980, ch 273, § 2; SL 1985, ch 314, § 1; SL 1989, ch 346, § 1; SL 2010, ch 201, § 1; SL 2021, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 21-3), § 51, eff. Apr. 19, 2021.