§19-2-1. Definitions.
For the purpose of this article the following definitions shall prevail:

(a) Person includes individual, partnership, corporation and association.

(b) Agricultural products include livestock and livestock products, poultry and poultry products, fruits and fruit products, vegetables and vegetable products, grains and hays and the products derived therefrom, tobacco, syrups, honey, and other products derived from the business of farming; including such other products as may be manufactured, derived, or prepared from agricultural products, raw or processed, which are used as food for man or other animals.

(c) Commissioner means the "commissioner of agriculture" of the state of West Virginia.

(d) Commission merchant means any person, firm, corporation, association, or partnership engaged in the business of receiving agricultural products on consignment and selling or distributing the same for a commission.