Contract producer means a producer who grows or produces an agricultural commodity under contract for or on behalf of another person or entity. The contract producer does not have ownership in the commodity and is not entitled to a share from sales proceeds of the commodity. The term contract producer does not include cattle feeder operations.
7 CFR § 9.302
The following definitions apply to this subpart. The definitions in part 1400 of this title apply, except where they conflict with the definitions in this section.