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CHAPTER 19. AGRICULTURE.

ARTICLE 12A. LAND DIVISION.

§19-12A-2. Definitions.

For the purpose of this article:

"Agricultural products" means livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, fruits and fruit products, vegetables and vegetable products, grains and hays and the products derived therefrom, tobacco, syrups, honey, and other products derived from the business of farming; including such other products as may be manufactured, derived, or prepared from agricultural products, raw or processed, which are used as food for man or animals.

"Commission" means the Farm Management Commission as established by this article.

"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Agriculture, or his or her designee.

"Department" means the Department of Agriculture.

"Farm equipment" means any equipment used for agricultural production.

"Farm facility" means any processing plant, milking parlor, farm equipment storage building, barn, silo, grain storage building, swinery, or any other building owned by an institution used in its farming operations.

"Institution" means any facility operated by the Department of Health and Human Resources or the Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

"Institutional farm" means any land which was formerly operated as a farm, is now being operated as a farm, or could be converted to agricultural production.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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