Terms Used In Iowa Code 185C.20

  • District: means an official crop reporting district formed by the United States department of agriculture for use on January 1, 2013, and set out in the annual farm census published in that year by the department of agriculture and land stewardship. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Producer: means any individual, firm, corporation, partnership, or association engaged in this state in the business of producing and marketing in their name at least two hundred fifty bushels of corn in the previous marketing year. See Iowa Code 185C.1
  • Secretary: means the secretary of agriculture. See Iowa Code 185C.1
 Only producers are eligible to vote in an election for directors or a referendum election and only in the district in which they reside. A producer shall sign an affidavit furnished by the secretary at the time of voting certifying the producer’s eligibility to vote. Each qualified producer shall be entitled to one vote.