As used in this article:
(a) "Agricultural products" mean horticultural, viticultural, forestry, dairy, livestock, poultry, bee and any farm products, in their natural form or processed;
(b) "Member" means a member of an association without capitol stock, and a holder of common stock in an association organized with capital stock;
(c) "Cooperative association" or "association" means any corporation organized under this article. Each association shall also comply with the business corporation provisions of chapter thirty-one-d or the nonprofit corporation provisions of chapter thirty-one-e of this code.