As used in this section, “vermiculture” means the commercial raising and breeding of worms for use as bait or as an animal food protein source or to produce castings.
The practice of vermiculture is an agricultural activity that is subject to regulation by the State Department of Agriculture. Vermiculture products are subject to department regulation as agricultural commodities or agricultural products. [2005 c.657 §1]Note: 561.258 (Regulation of vermiculture) was enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but was not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 561 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.