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17B.048 LOADS MAY BE AVERAGED.

Subdivision 1.Loads averaged by mutual agreement.

A purchaser and a seller of grain may, by mutual agreement, average the measurements from multiple loads of acceptable quality grain with respect to those factors used to determine price.

Subd. 2.Notice to be posted.

A business licensed to buy or receive grain must post the following notice in a conspicuous place. The notice must be at least 8-1/2 by 11 inches in size with letters at least one-half inch in size stating: "UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 17B.048, A PURCHASER AND A SELLER OF GRAIN MAY, BY MUTUAL AGREEMENT, AVERAGE THE MEASUREMENTS FROM MULTIPLE LOADS OF ACCEPTABLE QUALITY GRAIN WITH RESPECT TO THOSE FACTORS USED TO DETERMINE PRICE." The commissioner shall provide copies of the notice to each business licensed to buy or receive grain.