Regulatory Issues

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 60 days.​​​​​​​​​​

How to file a complaint

Please contact the Pesticides Program to file a pesticide-use complaint.


Investigator District Map


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



More information

Pesticide Analytical and Response Center 


Pesticides Program
Phone: 503-986-4635
Fax: 503-986-4735
Michael Babbitt
Pesticide Investigator
Phone: 503-986-4698
Cory Cooley
Pesticide Investigator, Central Oregon, Columbia River area
Phone: 541-564-5962
Jason Eck
Pesticide Compliance, Enforcement Support
Phone: 503-986-4639
Sunny Jones
Pesticide Investigator
Phone: 503-986-6466
Jaspal (Paul) Khokhar
Pesticide Investigator
Phone: 503-986-4653
Sean Kretovics
Pesticide Investigator, Eastern Oregon
Phone: 541-406-9616
Devon Luthy
Pesticide Investigator, Southwest Oregon
Phone: 541-840-8229
Dale Mitchell
Program Manager
Phone: 503-986-4646
Brent Nicolas
Pesticide Investigator, Central Oregon
Phone: 541-617-6073
Mike Odenthal
Pesticide Investigator
Phone: 503-986-4655
Isaak Stapleton
Pesticide Investigator
Phone: 503-986-4650