Section 2-6B-2


For the purposes of this chapter, the following words and phrases shall have the following respective meanings:

(1) FARM. The land, including ponds, buildings, support facilities, machinery, equipment, tractors, implements, and other appurtenances used by the owner or operator thereof in the production of farm products, with respect to which there has been issued a farm serial number by the Farm Services Agency or which comports with the definition of a farm under 7 C.F.R. §718.2, or any subsequent regulation of similar import.

(2) FARM OPERATION. Any condition existing on a farm or activity taking place on a farm pursuant to the instigation or direction of the owner or operator of the farm including, in the latter case, the owner's lessee, agent, or independent contractor, or of a supplier of goods or services, which condition or activity occurs, exists, or is supplied on a farm in connection with the production of farm products and includes, but is not limited to: The marketing of produce at roadside stands or farm markets; the operation of machinery, tractors, implements, and irrigation pumps in the production of farm products; the generation of noise, odors, dust, and fumes in the production of farm products; the plowing of farm land and the harvesting and the planting of trees or crops; the irrigation and ground or aerial seeding and spraying of farm and silvicultural products; the disposal of manure; the application of chemical fertilizers and amendments, conditioners, insecticides, pesticides, and herbicides; and the employment and use of labor in the production of farm and silvicultural products; provided, however, that such term shall not include or cover any condition existing or activities taking place on a public road or anywhere else other than on a farm as defined herein.

(3) FARM PRODUCTS. Any plants, fish, or animals useful to, or intended to be consumed or used by, humans or other animals and plants, and includes, but is not limited to, forages and sod crops, grains and food crops, dairy products, poultry and poultry products, bees, livestock and livestock products, trees and silvicultural products, and fruits, berries, vegetables, flowers, seeds, grasses, and other similar products, as well as any product derived therefrom.

(Act 2010-397, p. 649, §2.)