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2012 Statute


58-241.Definitions. As used in this act unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

(a) "Agricultural chemical" means fertilizers, lime or agricultural chemicals that are applied to crops or to land that is used for raising crops, including fertilizer material, plant amendment, plant food, soil amendment, pesticide and plant regulator.

(b) "Agricultural production input" means crop production inputs and livestock production inputs.

(c) "Crop production input" means agricultural chemicals, seeds, petroleum products, custom application of agricultural chemicals and seeds and labor furnished in planting, cultivating, growing, producing, harvesting, drying and storing crops or crop products.

(d) "Feed" means commercial feeds, feed ingredients, mineral feeds, drugs, animal health products, supplements, customer-formula feeds or other products, including grain, that are used for feeding livestock.

(e) "Lender" means a person in the business of lending money identified in the lien-notification statement.

(f) "Letter of commitment" means a binding, irrevocable and unconditional agreement by a lender to honor drafts or other demands for payment upon the supplier presenting invoices signed by the purchaser or other proof of delivery.

(g) "Lien" means a lien for the unpaid retail cost of agricultural production input.

(h) "Livestock production input" means feed and labor furnished in raising livestock, but shall not include feed or labor for which the statutory lien created by K.S.A. 58-207 and 58-220, and amendments thereto, relating to confinement feeding of livestock may apply, which shall remain subject to that statute.

(i) "Person" means an individual or an organization as defined in K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 84-1-201(b)(25), and amendments thereto.

(j) "Petroleum product" means motor fuels and special fuels that are used in the production and drying of crops and production of livestock, including motor-vehicle fuels, special fuels and liquefied petroleum gas, as defined in subsections (l) and (s) of K.S.A. 79-3401 and subsection (b) of K.S.A. 79-3490, respectively, and amendments to these statutes and other petroleum products such as alcohol fuels, propane, lubes and oils.

(k) "Proceeds" means proceeds as defined in K.S.A. 84-9-306, and amendments thereto, except that if rights or duties are contingent upon express language in a financing statement, the requisite language may exist in a lien-notification statement under K.S.A. 58-242, and amendments thereto, and includes farm products, inventory, warehouse receipts and documents of title as defined in the uniform commercial code.

(l) "Seed" means agricultural seeds that are used to produce crops.

(m) "Supplier" means a person who furnishes agricultural production inputs.

History: L. 1985, ch. 4, § 1; L. 1992, ch. 106, § 3; L. 1995, ch. 262, § 23; L. 2007, ch. 89, § 29; July 1, 2008.