Oregon Department of Agriculture, Oregon Blueberry Commission

Rule Rule 670-010-0005


“Person” means any individual, corporation, association, partnership or joint stock company.


“Commission” means the Oregon Blueberry Commission.


“First Purchaser” means any person who buys blueberries from the producer in the first instance, or handler who receives the blueberries in the first instance from the producer for resale or processing.


“Producer” means a person or other legal entity producing blueberries in Oregon, for market, whether as a landowners, landlord, tenant, sharecropper or otherwise.


“Handler” means any producer, processor, distributor or other person engaged in handling or marketing of or dealing in blueberries, whether as owner, agent, employee, broker or otherwise.


“Blueberries” means blueberries that belong to the genus Vaccinium (including but not limited to the cultivars “high bush”, “rabbiteye” and “low-bush” or “wild”) grown commercially in the State of Oregon. All blueberry cultivars sold commercially for whatever purpose are subject to these rules.


“Casual Sales” means any sales of blueberries made by the producer directly to the consumer where the total accumulated sales during the fiscal year are not more than 500 pounds.


“Reporting Year” means a calendar year beginning May 1 and ending April 30.

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Jun. 8, 2021