Chapter 265 Regulation and Marketing of Agricultural Products
265.150. There is hereby levied and imposed upon all apples grown in Missouri in 1945 and annually thereafter, a merchandising fee of one cent per bushel whether packed in any style package, loose in baskets, boxes, crates, or any other container, or in bulk; provided, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to apples shipped or sold for processing or manufacturing purposes; and further provided, the provisions of this section shall not be so construed as to apply to apples consumed, processed or manufactured on the premises of the grower; and further provided, that the provisions of this section shall not apply to cull apples as defined by the director under the provisions of sections 265.020 and 265.120; and further provided, that of each grower's production, not to exceed two hundred bushels of apples shall be exempted from the provisions of this section.
(L. 1941 p. 305 § 14303a, A.L. 1945 p. 74)