"Primary sector business" means an individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, or association certified by the department of commerce division of economic development and finance which through the employment of knowledge or labor adds value to a product, process, or service which results in the creation of new wealth.
“New wealth” means revenues generated by a business in this state through the sale of products or services to:
- Customers outside of this state; or
- Customers in this state if the products or services were previously unavailable or difficult to obtain from a business in this state.
"Production agriculture” means the production of crops and livestock on or near a farm as part of the regular farm enterprise directed by a farm operator and the farm operator’s partners. The term does not include an investor-owned livestock feeding or milking operation located apart from a farm headquarters which is managed by employees.
Programs and incentives that may require certification include: