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"Our purpose is to protect Oregon´s agricultural industries, environment, and quality of life from damaging plant pathogens and parasites and to enhance the marketability of Oregon´s agricultural and horticultural products by providing official field inspections and laboratory testing for phytosanitary certification."

Dr. Nancy Osterbauer, program supervisor
Annual Performance Measures

This program exists in Commodity Inspection Division, of the Oregon Department of Agriculture. The program was developed to protect Oregon by providing sampling, inspection, and verification services that promote the economic development or Oregon's agriculture industry.
The programs found within the Plant Health section are conducted statewide and affect all segments of Oregon’s agricultural and horticultural community as well as natural resources in urban and rural environments. These programs are an important component in the agency mission to ensure food safety, protect natural resources, and promote agricultural economic development.
Other Commodity Inspection Division programs:
Phytosanitary Export
Seed Services
Shipping Point Inspection