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Producer Payment – HANDLEr CODES

    Following is a list of codes used for Handler identification by type. This two-digit code number appears in the center column of the Alphabetic Handler web document provided by the Milk Pooling Branch and is viewable in Adobe Acrobat formatted (PDF) file by clicking here.

    Code

    Description

    00

    Handler receiving milk directly from producers

    05

    Handler who does not receive milk directly from producers

    11

    Government institution exempt from pool (nonpool plant)

    22

    Out-of-area plant

    33

    Nonpool plant

    55

    Intermediary (broker)

    51

    Cooperative association with a plant

    58

    Cooperative association without a plant

    66

    Exempt producer-handler under Article 6 of the Pool Plan

    70

    Nonexempt producer-handler operating under Article 6.5 of the Pool Plan

    81

    Producer-handler operating with no option