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Title 10 : Conservation and Development

Chapter 012 : VERMONT ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Subchapter 006 : FAMILY FARM ASSISTANCE

(Cite as: 10 V.S.A. § 272)
  • § 272. Definitions

    As used in this subchapter:

    (1) "Authority" means the Vermont Economic Development Authority.

    (2) "Family farmer" means a person who is a resident of this State and who is, or will become, engaged in farming on his or her own behalf managing and operating the farm on a full-time basis and whose net worth (including his or her dependents and spouse) does not exceed $150,000.00.

    (3) "Farming" shall mean the cultivation of land or other uses of land for the production of food, fiber, horticultural, orchard, or forest crops, or the raising of livestock, poultry, equines, fish, or bees. Farming also includes the storage, preparation, retail sale, and transportation of agricultural commodities accessory to the cultivation or use of such land.

    (4) "Vermont Rehabilitation Corporation" means the nonprofit quasi-public corporation for which articles of association have been filed with the Secretary of State on April 26, 1935. (Added 1985, No. 81, § 1; amended 1993, No. 89, § 3(a), eff. June 15, 1993.)