“Agricultural commodity”, as used in this subchapter, means wheat, cotton, flax, corn, dry beans, oats, barley, rye, tobacco, rice, peanuts, soybeans, sugar beets, sugar cane, tomatoes, grain sorghum, sunflowers, raisins, oranges, sweet corn, dry peas, freezing and canning peas, forage, apples, grapes, potatoes, timber and forests, nursery crops, citrus, and other fruits and vegetables, nuts, tame hay, native grass, aquacultural species (including, but not limited to, any species of finfish, mollusk, crustacean, or other aquatic invertebrate, amphibian, reptile, or aquatic plant propagated or reared in a controlled or selected environment), or any other agricultural commodity, excluding stored grain, determined by the Board, or any one or more of such commodities, as the context may indicate.
A former section
1518, act Feb. 16, 1938, ch. 30, title V, § 518,52 Stat. 77, was transferred to section
1519 of this title at the time of the renumbering of such section 518 of act Feb. 16, 1938, as section
519 by act June 21, 1941, ch. 214, § 9,55 Stat. 256.
2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 12033(c)(2)(B), substituted “this subchapter” for “this chapter”.
2000—Pub. L. 106–224struck out “livestock and” before “stored grain” and “under subsection (a) or (m) ofsection
1508 of this title” after “by the Board”.
1991—Pub. L. 102–237substituted “subsection (a) or (k)” for “subsection (a) or (i)”.
1980—Pub. L. 96–365extended definition of “agricultural commodity” to include tomatoes, grain sorghum, sunflowers, raisins, oranges, sweet corn, dry peas, freezing and canning peas, forage, apples, grapes, nursery crops, and aquacultural species as illustrated but not limited, excluded livestock and stored grain, substituted “sugar cane” for “sugarcane”, and inserted reference to subsec. (i) ofsection
1508 of this title.
1949—Act Aug. 25, 1949, amended section to correct a clerical error in citation of “subsection (a) ofsection
1944—Act Dec. 23, 1944, increased scope of definition of “agricultural commodity” from “wheat or cotton” to include all crops now set out.
Amendment by Pub. L. 103–354effective Oct. 13, 1994, and applicable to provision of crop insurance under Federal Crop Insurance Act (7 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.) beginning with 1995 crop year, with such Act, as in effect on the day before Oct. 13, 1994, to continue to apply with respect to 1994 crop year, see section 120 ofPub. L. 103–354, set out as a note under section
1502 of this title.
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