Oregon Agriculture

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  • Ag Water Quality Program Advisory CommitteeSince 2004, the Agricultural Water Quality Program Advisory Committee has met at least annually to review program implementation and advise the state on future direction. The committee includes representatives of a variety of organizations and agencies, including the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts, Oregon Farm Bureau, Oregon Environmental Council, Association of Oregon Counties, Association of Clean Water Agencies, Oregon Wheat League, Freshwater Trust, Department of Environmental Quality, and Oregon Cattlemen's Association. Meeting information
  • CAFO Advisory CommitteeThe CAFO Advisory Committee was created to provide feedback to the department about the CAFO Program. The committee has a variety of representatives including: permitted CAFO operators, technical advisors, stakeholder representatives, and the public. The CAFO Advisory Committee meets three times per year and all meetings are open to the public. Meeting information
  • Christmas Tree Advisory CommitteeThis six member committee advises and counsels the department in the administration of Oregon's Christmas tree laws and regulations. Meeting information
  • Nursery Research & Regulatory Advisory CommitteeThis seven member committee advises and counsels the department in the administration of Oregon's nursery laws and regulations and reviews the nursery inspection program. Meeting information
  • Oregon Albacore CommissionEstablished in 1999 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by harvesters and processors, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Alfalfa Seed CommissionEstablished in 1990 this five member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Beef CouncilEstablished in 1959 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by ranchers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Blueberry CommissionEstablished in 1985 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Clover Seed CommissionEstablished in 1991 this ten member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Dairy Products CommissionEstablished in 1943 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by dairy farmers and processors, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Dungeness Crab CommissionEstablished in 1977 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by harvesters, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Fine Fescue CommissionEstablished in 1955 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Hazelnut CommissionEstablished in 1951 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Hop CommissionEstablished in 1964 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Invasive SpeciesRecognizing the threat invasive species poses to the State of Oregon, the Oregon Legislature created the Oregon Invasive Species Council in 2001 to conduct a coordinated and comprehensive effort to keep invasive species out of Oregon. Meeting information
  • Oregon Mint CommissionEstablished in 1984 this seven member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Orchardgrass CommissionEstablished in 1962 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Potato CommissionEstablished in 1949 this ten member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Processed Vegetable CommissionEstablished in 1985 this 11 member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry CommissionEstablished in 1981 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Ryegrass Growers Seed CommissionEstablished in 1965 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Salmon CommissionEstablished in 1984 this nine member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by harvesters, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Sheep CommissionEstablished in 1977 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by ranchers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Soil and Water Conservation CommissionThe function of the commission is to advise and develop policy with the department in the administration of its duties. To assist with this advisory role, the chair of the commission, by statute, is also a member of the State Board of Agriculture. The commission also has a major role in overseeing the grant programs to districts, including the technical assistance and administrative assistive funds.  Meeting information
  • Oregon State Board of AgricultureThe State Board of Agriculture shall advise the State Department of Agriculture regarding the implementation, administration and enforcement of department programs and the development of department policies designed to positively affect the agricultural industry in this state Meeting information
  • Oregon State Weed BoardThe seven-member board broadly representative of weed control interests in the state and has an appropriation to assist counties in special projects and to help support biological control work. The board and the ODA weed staff confer in setting statewide priorities for funding of projects. The board also develops and maintains the State Noxious Weed List. The primary mission of the OSWB is to guide statewide noxious weed control priorities and to award noxious weed control lottery funds. Meeting information
  • Oregon Strawberry CommissionEstablished in 1967 this seven member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Sweet Cherry CommissionEstablished in 1989 this 12 member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Tall Fescue CommissionEstablished in 1969 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Trawl CommissionEstablished in 1963 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by harvesters, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • Oregon Wheat CommissionEstablished in 1947 this eight member commission is one of 23 agricultural and commercial fisheries commodity commissions. This Commission, funded by growers, sets policy and direction, and makes decisions about commodity-specific marketing, research and educational projects. Meeting information
  • PARC (Pesticide Analytical Response Center) BoardThe PARC board collects and analyzes information and reports on pesticide-related incidents in Oregon. Meeting information
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