I.E. – Agricultural Manufacturer, Wholesaler, Retailer or Distributor
Voting memberships will be generally limited to individuals, firms, or corporations who either operate and maintain as a business, an adequately equipped fertilizer and agrichemical dealer, or distributing processing plant, or who are substantially in the business of manufacturing or distributing, at wholesale, retail, fertilizing materials, agricultural minerals, soil amendments, manures, auxiliary soil or plant substances and agrichemicals such as pesticides, herbicides, and fumigants. Each company shall designate the individual who will perform the duties of the voting member.
I.E. – Implement Dealer/Grain Elevator
Associate memberships shall be any individual, firm or corporation vital to the application of fertilizers and agrichemicals, or one or more of the components thereof, and manufacturers or suppliers of equipment and machinery used directly in or related to the fertilizer and agrichemical industry. Associate Members shall have full rights of membership, including the right to vote on corporate affairs.
I.E. – Service Provider
The Independent Consultant/Independent Applicator shall be those individuals and/or businesses who provide consulting services and/or product application services to end users. These individuals and/or businesses provide such services on a contractual basis. These individuals and/or businesses are not directly employed by retail crop input dealers and/or end users. This category enjoys full rights and benefits of membership and is eligible to vote on corporate affairs.
I.E. – Supplier
Affiliate memberships shall be any individual, firms, or corporations providing goods and services to the fertilizer and agricultural industry but are not otherwise directly engaged within the industry. Affiliate members shall have full rights of membership except the right to vote on corporate affairs.