Wis. Admin. Code Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection § ATCP 159.01 - Definitions

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) "Department" means the state of Wisconsin department of agriculture, trade and consumer protection.
(2) "Person" means any individual, partnership, corporation, firm, or association engaged in business as principal or agent in the buying, selling, storing or shipping grain.
(3) "Federal act" means the United States Grain Standards Act of 1916, as amended ( 7U.S.C. 71 et. seq.).
(4) "Grain" means corn, wheat, rye, oats, barley, flaxseed, sorghum, soybeans and mixed grains, and any other food grains, feed grains, and oil seeds for which standards are established and defined under the federal act.
(5) "Official grade" means a numerical or sample grade designation, established under the federal act and used to identify the grade of grain which has been officially inspected and graded.
(6) "Official inspection" means the determination and the certification, by official inspection personnel, of the kind, class, quality, or condition of grain under standards established in the federal act.
(7) "Official inspection personnel" means employees of state or other governmental agencies, commercial agencies or other persons who are licensed to perform all or specified functions involved in official inspections under the federal act.
(8) "Grade" means a numerical or sample grade designation established under the federal act for use in identifying the grade, quality or condition of grain.
(9) "Officially graded" means any grain that has been officially sampled, inspected, and certified by official inspection personnel and found to be of a particular kind, class, quality or condition.


Wis. Admin. Code Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection § ATCP 159.01
Cr. Register, July, 1975, No. 235, eff. 8-1-75; correction in (1) made under s. 13.93(2m) (b) 6, Stats., Register, April, 1993, No. 448.

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