Statutory Liens

ORS 87.750
Definitions for ORS 87.750 to 87.777

As used in ORS 87.750 (Definitions for ORS 87.750 to 87.777) to 87.777 (Filing certificate of lien satisfaction upon payment for grain), unless the context otherwise requires:


“Agricultural producer” means a person that engages in or has engaged in the business of growing or producing grain for market or for delivery or transfer to others owning or holding title to the grain. “Agricultural producer” includes a landowner, producer, landlord, tenant, sharecropper or other person who participates in the growing of grain and receives a share of the grain.


“Grain” means wheat, seed corn, corn used for animal feed, oats, barley, rye, flaxseed, certified alfalfa seed, agricultural seed as defined in ORS 633.511 (Definitions for ORS 633.511 to 633.750) (1), vegetable seed as defined in ORS 633.511 (Definitions for ORS 633.511 to 633.750), the seed of any cereal grain, soybeans, grain sorghum, dry beans and dry peas and any other grain for which standards are established or followed by the State Department of Agriculture.


“Inventory” means all grain purchased or received from agricultural producers, whether in bulk lots or in blended or packaged form. “Inventory” does not include the equipment or supplies of the person holding or owning the grain.


“Person” means individual, corporation, partnership, association, joint stock company, business trust, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, cooperative, government entity, unincorporated organization or other business entity. [1981 c.446 §2; 1983 c.141 §1; 1995 c.371 §10; 2001 c.301 §17]


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Jun. 26, 2021