As used in rules 901-5-01 to 901-5-16 of the administrative code:
(A) "Agricultural society" or "society" means a county agricultural society or an independent agricultural society which is organized and operates under the laws of the state of Ohio .
(B) "Department" means the Ohio department of agriculture.
(C) "Director of agriculture" means director of the Ohio department of agriculture.
(D) "District" means the area supporting an independent agricultural society as set forth in the constitution of the society.