As used in this article:
(1) "Council" means the West Virginia Beef Industry Council.
(2) "Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the West Virginia Department of Agriculture.
(3) "Person" means an individual, partnership, corporation, association, fiduciary, or other group of persons acting together whether organized or not.
(4) "Producer" means any person in the business of raising, breeding or growing cattle or calves for beef production.