514.963 CROP LIEN DEFINITIONS.
Subdivision 1. Scope.
For the purposes of this section and section
, the terms defined
in subdivisions 2 to 12 have the meanings given them.
Subd. 2. Agricultural chemical.
"Agricultural chemical" means fertilizers or agricultural
chemicals that are applied to crops or to land used for raising crops, including fertilizer material,
plant amendment, and plant food. The term includes a soil amendment as defined in section
, and a pesticide and a plant regulator as defined in section
Subd. 3. Agricultural lien.
"Agricultural lien" means an agricultural lien as defined by
, and includes a landlord's lien, harvester's lien, and crop production
input lien under this section.
Subd. 4. Agricultural lienholder.
"Agricultural lienholder" means a person holding an
Subd. 5. Crop production input.
"Crop production input" means agricultural chemicals,
seeds, petroleum products, the custom application of agricultural chemicals and seeds, and labor
used in preparing the land for planting, cultivating, growing, producing, harvesting, drying,
and storing crops or crop products.
Subd. 6. Farm products.
"Farm products" means farm products as defined in section
Subd. 7. Lender.
"Lender" means a secured party as defined in section
holding a perfected security interest in the farm products of the obligor.
Subd. 8. Obligor.
"Obligor" means obligor as defined in section
Subd. 9. Person.
"Person" means an individual or an organization as defined in section
Subd. 10. Petroleum products.
"Petroleum products" means motor fuels and special fuels
used in the production of crops and livestock, including petroleum products as defined in section
, and alcohol fuels, propane, lubes, and oils.
Subd. 11. Seed.
"Seed" means agricultural seeds used to produce crops, including agricultural
seeds defined in section
Subd. 12. Supplier.
"Supplier" means a person furnishing crop production inputs.
History: 2001 c 57 s 2; 2004 c 162 art 3 s 11