Terms Used In Texas Agriculture Code 14.011

  • Department: means the Department of Agriculture. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003
  • Livestock: means cattle, horses, mules, asses, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, exotic livestock, including elk and elk hybrids, and hogs, unless otherwise defined. See Texas Agriculture Code 1.003
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • United States: includes a department, bureau, or other agency of the United States of America. See Texas Government Code 311.005

This chapter does not apply to:
(1) a public grain warehouse covered by a license for the operation of a public grain warehouse issued by the United States Department of Agriculture or other federal agency;
(2) an individual producer-owner who does not receive from others grain for storage or handling for hire;
(3) a person whose business is manufacturing grain or selling manufactured grain and who receives all grain with the intent to manufacture the grain or sell manufactured grain; or
(4) a person who receives grain with the intent of using the grain for planting seed or for feeding livestock on the premises where the grain is received.