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


Pesticides investigation and enforcement (2013)

This brochure explains the role of the Oregon Department of Agriculture's Pesticides Program in compliance monitoring, pesticide use investigations, and enforcement. Document

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 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