The goal of the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) is to respond to pesticide-use complaints within 48 hours. If an investigation is initiated, the investigation should be completed within 120 days.
How to file a complaint
Improper use of pesticides in a home, on the farm, or in a forest can harm people or the environment. To report a pesticide use complaint, please complete the following Pesticide Incident Complaint Form and submit it to the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Pesticides Program, 635 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR, 97301-2532 or fax the complaint form to
A pesticide use complaint also can be reported to a local Pesticide Program District Office (see Investigator District Map link below). A pesticide investigator will contact you and follow up on your complaint to determine compliance with Oregon's pesticide laws and regulations.
Pesticide Incident Complaint Form
Concerned About a Pesticide Application?
What to do and whom to call if exposed or concerned about pesticides. Document
What To Do If You Are Exposed to Pesticides
A list of steps to take if you are exposed to pesticides. Document
Pesticide Marketplace Inspections
Report of alleged loss due to pesticides form (2007)
Use this form to claim a loss from the use of a pesticide (including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides, defoliants, desiccants or plant growth regulators) by a commercial operator. According to the Liability Claims Procedure (ORS 634.172), the report must be filed within 60 days of the application or before 50% of the affected crop is harvested. This form may also be used to claim a loss from pesticide use by a non-commercial operator. Document