The term “agricultural products” shall not include cotton or tobacco or their products.
(2) (2) 1 Association of producers
(A) In general
The term “association of producers” means any association of producers of agricultural products engaged in marketing, bargaining, shipping, or processing as defined in section
1141j(a) of title
12, or in section
291 of this title.
The term “association of producers” includes an organization whose membership is exclusively limited to agricultural producers and dedicated to promoting the common interest and general welfare of producers of agricultural products.
(3) (3) 1 Handler
(A) In general
The term “handler” means any person engaged in the business or practice of
(i) acquiring agricultural products from producers or associations of producers for processing or sale; or
(ii) grading, packaging, handling, storing, or processing agricultural products received from producers or associations of producers; or
(iii) contracting or negotiating contracts or other arrangements, written or oral, with or on behalf of producers or associations of producers with respect to the production or marketing of any agricultural product; or
(iv) acting as an agent or broker for a handler in the performance of any function or act specified in clause (i), (ii), or (iii).
The term “handler” does not include a person, other than a packer (as defined in section
191 of this title), that provides custom feeding services for a producer.
The term “producer” means a person engaged in the production of agricultural products as a farmer, planter, rancher, dairyman, fruit, vegetable, or nut grower.
2008—Pub. L. 110–246, § 11003, in introductory provisions, substituted “In this chapter:” for “When used in this chapter—”, redesignated subsecs. (e), (c), (a), and (b) as pars. (1) to (4), respectively, inserted par. headings, in pars. (2) and (3), inserted duplicate par. designations, designated existing provisions as subpar. (A), and added subpar. (B), in par. (3), redesignated cls. (1) to (4) as (i) to (iv), respectively, in cl. (iv), substituted “clause (i), (ii), or (iii)” for “clause (1), (2), or (3) of this paragraph”, and struck out subsec. (d) which read as follows: “The term ‘person’ includes individuals, partnerships, corporations, and associations.”
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