Within the first 14 days of each reporting year, those commissions assessing
pursuant to ORS 576.325(3)(a)
must determine by commission vote an industry average unit price for the limit
period. The commission must provide notice of the meeting in the same manner as
for a proposed budget under ORS
notice must include the proposed industry average unit price.
Each commission must specifically define
the terms to calculate the industry average unit price for the commodity. These
terms will be consistent for establishing the assessment rate. Terms to be
(a) Payment Terms. Standard
payment terms for cash or cash equivalents, and whether deductions for the cost
of money are to be considered for extended terms.
(b) Delivery Terms. Standard form of
delivery, whether FOB producer's property, receiving station, grain elevator,
buyer's plant, or other.
Commodity Unit. Standard for determining the common unit of measure for the
commodity whether by volume, weight, units, dozens, gross, or other.
(d) Commodity Characteristics. Standards for
determining the classification or number of classifications of commodity units,
whether by grade, variety, size, maturity or other, for which standard purchase
and sale transactions will be recognized.
(e) Standard Deductions. Define the standard
deductions, if any, from amounts paid to producers that will apply to all