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Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association
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The Bylaws of the Association define membership and how to become a member as follows:

Section 1. The Association members may be hereinafter referred to as:

“Grower members - Any person that joins the Association and so certifies to the Association that he or she is a producer (land owner, operator, landlord, tenant or sharecropper) currently sharing in the risk of producing and marketing Burley tobacco in the states of Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and West Virginia and certifies to the Association that he or she is actively producing Burley tobacco during the current crop year.” 

CERTIFICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP IN THE ASSOCIATION

Section 2. “To certify to the Association that a person is actively producing and marketing Burley tobacco during the current crop year, such person must submit to the Association a signed contract, bill of sale, check stub or bank deposit from a receiving station, Federal Crop Insurance Claim Form, or Farm Service Agency Form 578 during the current crop year. A person must make this certification annually, for each crop year, in order to retain membership in the Association. This annual certification requirement applies to all potential Association members, including those who request membership in the Association prior to the adoption of this Section 2. The Board of Directors shall resolve all questions or issues which arise regarding the sufficiency or accuracy of, or other issue concerning, any certification for membership in the Association, and the Board's decision shall be dispositive of all such questions and issues.”

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