Pesticides and PARC

​​​​Visit this page to stay current on the most recent pesticide-related issues, topics, and publications. See pesticide stories and news releases on the ODA news blog​. See archived information on the Advisories and Newsletters webpage​.

Pesticide advisories 

Bulletins and news

ODA Pesticide Bulletin​

ODA Pesticide Bulletin — Fall Issue (2017)

In this issue: Stakeholder groups offer suggestions for Worker Protection Standard; ODA eradication projects take aim at gypsy moths and Japanese beetles; a look at the Pesticide Safety Education Program; Pesticide use at schools: an overview and a new Integrated Pest Management resource; don't wait to earn recertification credits; take precautions when you spray to avoid damage by dicamba; plus, fertilizer and pesticide violation lists. Pesticide fall newsletter

ODA Pesticide Bulletin — Spring Issue (2018)

In this issue: Information about Dicamba: what you need to know; Page to lead Natural Resources Program Area; Bee Project makes it easier to find pollinator resources; bill changes pesticide penalties and licensing; waste pesticide collection events scheduled; a look at ODA's citizen advocate and liaison; and Forest Practices Act has rules for herbicide applications. Pesticide spring newsletter

​​Worker Protection Standard update: February 2017

The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) will adopt most of a set of updated pesticide rules​, to protect Oregon farm workers and those who handle pesticides.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​