(505 ILCS 130/3)
(from Ch. 5, par. 553)
For the purpose of this Act, unless the context clearly requires
(a) "Soybean" means and includes all kinds and varieties of soybeans
grown in this State and marketed and sold as soybeans by the producer.
(b) "Person" means any natural person, partnership, corporation,
society, association, representative or other fiduciary.
(c) "Producer" means any person engaged in this State in the business of
producing and marketing soybeans, unless otherwise defined in marketing
(d) "First purchaser" means any person who resells soybeans purchased
from a producer or offers for sale any product produced from such soybeans
for any purpose.
(e) "Market Development" means to engage in research and educational
programs directed toward better and more efficient utilization of soybeans;
to provide methods and means for the maintenance of present markets; for
the development of new and larger domestic and foreign markets.
(f) "Marketing program" means any program established under this Act
which prescribes procedures for the development of
markets for soybeans and soybean products.
(g) "Program operating board" means the board established by any
marketing program to administer such programs.
(h) "Director" means the Director of the Department of Agriculture of
the State of Illinois.
(i) "Department" means the Department of Agriculture of the State of
(j) "Bushel" means 60 pounds of soybeans by weight.
(k) "Net market price" means:
(1) except as provided in item (2), the sales price