80-11-307. Assessment on alfalfa seed. (1) There is hereby levied upon all alfalfa seed grown in this state and sold through commercial channels an assessment of 1/2 of 1% of the grower's price received at the point of first sale.
(2) If it appears from an investigation that the revenue from the assessment levied under subsection (1) is inadequate to accomplish the purposes of this part, the committee shall file with the director of agriculture a report showing the necessity of the industry, extent of public convenience, interest, and necessity, and probable revenue from the additional assessment desired to be levied. The director of agriculture may thereupon increase the assessment to a sum not to exceed 1% of the grower's price received at the point of first sale. No increase may be made prior to filing of the report and recommendation by the committee.