Oregon Statutes - Chapter 307 - Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions - Section 307.397 - Certain machinery and equipment used in agricultural, aquacultural or fresh shell egg industry operations.

The following items of real property machinery and equipment or tangible personal property are exempt from ad valorem property taxation:

(1) Frost control systems used in agricultural or horticultural activities carried on by the farmer;

(2) Trellises used for hops, beans or fruit or for other agricultural or horticultural purposes;

(3) Hop harvesting equipment, including but not limited to hop pickers;

(4) Oyster racks, trays, stakes and other in-water structures used to raise bivalve mollusks; or

(5) Equipment used for the fresh shell egg industry that is directly related and reasonably necessary to produce, prepare, package and ship fresh shell eggs from the place of origin to market, whether bolted to the floor, wired or plumbed to interconnected equipment, including but not limited to grain bins, conveyors for transporting grain, grain grinding machinery, feed storage hoppers, cages, egg collection conveyors and equipment for washing, drying, candling, grading, packaging and shipping fresh shell eggs. [2001 c.753 §16]

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